MDEFX: BlackRock EuroFund Inv A

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MDEFX BlackRock EuroFund Inv A


Profile

MDEFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -3.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.3%
  • Net Assets $87.5 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.17
$9.50
$15.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.45%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 153.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $100

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.56%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    BlackRock EuroFund Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    BlackRock
  • Inception Date
    Oct 21, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Andreas Zoellinger

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities, including common stock and convertible securities, of companies located in Europe. The adviser currently expects that a majority of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities of companies located in countries participating in the European Monetary Union (the "Eurozone"). The fund may invest in companies of any size.


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Performance

MDEFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDEFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -11.2% -75.5% 3.0% 41.33%
1 Yr -0.7% -76.5% 14.1% 29.33%
3 Yr -3.4%* -38.8% 8.2% 34.92%
5 Yr -3.3%* -25.2% 5.8% 62.07%
10 Yr 2.4%* -12.4% 6.4% 59.46%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDEFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.7% 0.0% 44.8% 29.33%
2018 -21.9% -39.7% 0.0% 70.42%
2017 20.9% 0.0% 36.7% 69.49%
2016 -9.9% -13.1% 6.4% 93.10%
2015 -1.4% -19.7% 9.3% 56.14%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDEFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -11.2% -75.5% 3.0% 41.33%
1 Yr -0.7% -76.5% 14.1% 28.00%
3 Yr -3.1%* -37.8% 7.3% 34.92%
5 Yr -2.4%* -23.7% 6.8% 53.45%
10 Yr 3.9%* -10.3% 7.3% 51.35%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDEFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.7% 0.0% 44.8% 29.33%
2018 -21.9% -39.7% 0.0% 70.42%
2017 22.1% 0.0% 38.4% 74.58%
2016 -8.1% -13.1% 8.9% 91.38%
2015 0.2% -19.7% 11.5% 54.39%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MDEFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MDEFX Category Low Category High MDEFX % Rank
Net Assets 87.5 M 1.13 M 15 B 81.33%
Number of Holdings 50 28 1296 80.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 37.3 M 311 K 2.69 B 78.67%
Weighting of Top 10 42.71% 7.4% 74.3% 20.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 6.41%
  2. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 6.41%
  3. ASML Holding NV 5.83%
  4. ASML Holding NV 5.83%
  5. Sanofi SA 4.87%
  6. Sanofi SA 4.87%
  7. SAP SE 4.58%
  8. SAP SE 4.58%
  9. Allianz SE 4.02%
  10. Allianz SE 4.02%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MDEFX % Rank
Stocks
99.13% 92.47% 128.69% 33.33%
Cash
0.87% -28.69% 5.91% 66.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 88.00%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 2.43% 89.33%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 86.67%
Bonds
0.00% -29.47% 0.12% 85.33%

Expenses

MDEFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDEFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.45% 0.07% 8.50% 45.33%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.06% 1.46% 33.33%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 48.84%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.15% N/A

Sales Fees

MDEFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.25% 3.50% 5.75% 91.67%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MDEFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

MDEFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 153.00% 1.00% 153.00% 100.00%

Distributions

MDEFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDEFX Category Low Category High MDEFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.56% 86.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MDEFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MDEFX Category Low Category High MDEFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.56% -0.34% 5.37% 86.67%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MDEFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MDEFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Andreas Zoellinger


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 23, 2018

1.52

1.5%

Andreas Zoellinger, CFA, Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2015; Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Zoellinger service with the firm dates back to 2001, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM as an analyst within the European Equity team, he was a trainee with a major German bank. Mr. Zoellinger earned a Diplom-Kaufmann degree in Business Administration from the University of Munich & the University of Edinburgh in 2001.

Tom Joy


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

1.24

1.2%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 22.5 8.71 16.34