The fund may use derivatives to hedge its investments or to seek to enhance returns. Mason earned a BA degree in music from Baylor University in , summa cum laude, an MA degree in musicology from the University of Louisville in , with honors, and an MA degree in ethnomusicology from University of California Berkeley in Securities and Exchange Commission. Mason became head of portfolio management for BGI's transitions business, he was advanced to Ph. Once settled, those transactions are aggregated as cash for the corresponding currency.
Our Company and Sites. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4: The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost.
Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding.
Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be found in the Performance section. Inception Date Aug 14, Shares Outstanding as of Jan 10, 1,,, Number of Holdings The number of holdings in the fund excluding cash positions and derivatives such as futures and currency forwards.
Closing Price as of Jan 10, Volume The average number of shares traded in a security across all U. Daily Volume The number of shares traded in a security across all U. Negative book values are excluded from this calculation.
Equity Beta 3y Calculated vs. A beta less than 1 indicates the security tends to be less volatile than the market, while a beta greater than 1 indicates the security is more volatile than the market. Standard Deviation 3y Standard deviation measures how dispersed returns are around the average.
A higher standard deviation indicates that returns are spread out over a larger range of values and thus, more volatile. Distribution Yield The annual yield an investor would receive if the most recent fund distribution and current fund price stayed the same going forward. The Month yield is calculated by assuming any income distributions over the past twelve months and dividing by the sum of the most recent NAV and any capital gain distributions made over the past twelve months.
Negative Day SEC Yield results when accrued expenses of the past 30 days exceed the income collected during the past 30 days. This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus.
For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above. Fees Fees as of current prospectus. Exchange-traded index futures may be used to offset cash and receivables for the purpose of tracking the benchmark index. Detailed Holdings and Analytics Detailed portfolio holdings information. Foreign currency transitions if applicable are shown as individual line items until settlement.
Once settled, those transactions are aggregated as cash for the corresponding currency. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business. Bonds are included in US bond indices when the securities are denominated in U. Learn how you can add them to your portfolio. Learn More Learn More. Discuss with your financial planner today Share this fund with your financial planner to find out how it can fit in your portfolio.
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Performance results reflect past performance and are no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of shares will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.
All returns assume reinvestment of all dividends. Performance information shown without sales charge would have been lower if the applicable sales charge had been included. Performance during periods of exceptional market conditions should not be expected to be repeated in a normal market environment. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Fund details, holdings and characteristics are as of the date noted and subject to change.
Yields are based on income earned for the period cited and on the Fund's NAV at the end of the period. Some BlackRock funds make distributions of ordinary income and capital gains at calendar year end. Those distributions temporarily cause extraordinarily high yields. There is no assurance that a fund will repeat that yield in the future.
Subsequent monthly distributions that do not include ordinary income or capital gains in the form of dividends will likely be lower. Our Company and Sites. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost.
Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted. Data reflects different methodology from the BlackRock calculated returns in the Returns tab. Had sales charge been included, returns would have been lower. The chart uses total return NAV performance and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains.
Fund expenses, including 12b-1 fees, management fees and other expenses were deducted. Performance for other share classes will vary. Distributions Interactive chart displaying fund performance. Interactive chart displaying fund performance. Share Class launch date Jun 01, Morningstar Category World Large Stock. Distribution Frequency How often a distribution is paid by the fund. The most common distribution frequencies are annually, biannually and quarterly. Number of Holdings as of Dec 31, 1, Open to New Investors Yes.
Negative book values are excluded from this calculation and holding price to book ratios over 25 are set to Average Market Cap Millions The average size of the securities the fund invests in.