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    BlackRock Natural Resources Inv A (MDGRX)

    46.20 Down 0.24(0.52%) Jul 30

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    BlackRock Natural Resources Inv A
    Blackrock Natural Resources Trust100 Bellevue ParkwayWILMINGTON DE 19809
    Phone: 800-441-7762
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Equity Energy
    Fund Family:BlackRock
    Net Assets:378.18M
    Year-to-Date Return:-4.07%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Oct 21, 1994
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Equity Energy
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    Management Information 
    Robert M. Shearer
    Lead Manager since Dec 10, 1997
    Shearer has been a Managing Director of and Portfolio Manager with BlackRock, Inc. since 2006. Prior to joining BlackRock, he was a Managing Director of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, L.P. (“MLIM”) from 2000 to 2006 and was First Vice President of MLIM from 1998 to 2000. He has been a Portfolio Manager since 1997. Prior to joining MLIM, Mr. Shearer was a Vice President with David L. Babson & Company, Inc., at Concert Capital Management, Inc. as a Vice President and Sector Manager and at Fiduciary Trust Company International as a Vice President. Shearer holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
    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
    MDGRX can be purchased from 128 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies with substantial natural resource assets. Under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its assets in companies with substantial natural resource assets or in securities the value of which is related to the market value of some natural resource asset. The fund normally invests in a portfolio consisting of companies in a variety of natural resource related sectors, such as energy, chemicals, oil, gas, paper, mining, steel or agricultural products. It is non-diversified.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Dec 11, 2014) : 0.29
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Jul 28, 2015) : 5.00%
    Average for Category:79.13%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseMDGRXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.06%1.45%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.06%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.06%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:5.25%5.14%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.22%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:845660
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,0791,031
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,7512,059
    * Per $10,000 invested