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BlackRock Global SmallCap Inv A (MDGCX)

29.25 Down 0.03(0.10%) Jul 11

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BlackRock Global SmallCap Inv A
Blackrock Global Smallcap Fund, Inc.100 Bellevue Parkway
Phone: 800-441-7762
Fund Overview 
Category:World Stock
Fund Family:BlackRock
Net Assets:1.23B
Year-to-Date Return:8.36%
Morningstar Rating:4 stars
Fund Inception Date:Aug 5, 1994
Morningstar Style Box 
World Stock
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Management Information 
John D. Coyle
Lead Manager since Mar 4, 2005
Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2009 and Director thereof from 2006 to 2008; Director of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, L.P. (“MLIM”) in 2006 and Vice President thereof from 2004 to 2006; Managing Director and portfolio manager with Bear Stearns Asset Management from 2001 to 2004. Coyle holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:1,000
Min Initial Investment, IRA:100
Min Initial Investment, AIP:50
Min Subsequent Investment:50
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:50
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
MDGCX can be purchased from 121 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio primarily consisting of equity securities of small cap issuers in various foreign countries and in the United States. It invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of small cap issuers. Small cap issuers are those whose market capitalization is similar to the market capitalization of companies in the Morgan Stanley Capital International ("MSCI") All Country World Small Cap IndexSM. The fund will invest in securities of issuers from a variety of countries, including those in emerging markets.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Dec 10, 2013) : 0.19
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Jul 9, 2014) : 73.00%
Average for Category:51.26%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseMDGCXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.40%1.35%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.41%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.41%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.25%5.43%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.16%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:948680
5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,2561,096
10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,1272,224
* Per $10,000 invested