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    BlackRock Commodity Strategies Inv A (BCSAX)

    7.87 Down 0.03(0.38%) Mar 5

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    BlackRock Commodity Strategies Inv A
    BlackRock Capital Appreciation Fund, Inc.100 BELLEVUE PARKWAYWILMINGTON DE 19809
    Phone: 800-441-7762
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Commodities Broad Basket
    Fund Family:BlackRock
    Net Assets:428.52M
    Year-to-Date Return:-0.25%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Oct 3, 2011
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Commodities Broad Basket
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    Management Information 
    Catherine Raw
    Lead Manager since Oct 3, 2011
    Raw is a Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2006 and member of the BlackRock Natural Resources Equity team; Portfolio Manager of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, L.P. from 2003 to 2006.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:1,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:1,000
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:50
    Min Subsequent Investment:50
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:50
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
    BCSAX can be purchased from 57 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks total return. The fund utilizes two strategies and expects to invest approximately 50% of its total assets in each strategy. One strategy focuses on investments in commodity-linked derivatives. To meet coverage and collateral requirements associated with these derivative investments, and to invest excess cash, the fund holds a portion of its portfolio in investment-grade short-term fixed-income securities. The other strategy focuses on equity investments in commodity-related companies, including, but not limited to, companies operating in the mining, energy and agricultural sectors. The fund is non-diversified.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Dec 20, 2011) : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Dec 30, 2012) : 71.00%
    Average for Category:108.34%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseBCSAXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.50%1.34%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.50%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.78%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:5.25%4.90%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.58%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:1,030630
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,4141,035
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,4882,133
    * Per $10,000 invested