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3 Blackrock Funds to Snap Up Now

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BlackRock Inc. had a total of $6.84 trillion assets under management (as of Jun 30, 2019) across equity, fixed income, cash management, alternative investment, real estate and advisory strategies. It caters to institutional, intermediary and individual investors through a wide range of products and services.

BlackRock offers an array of risk management, strategic advisor and enterprise investment system services. Its offerings range from individual and institutional separate accounts to mutual funds and other pooled investment options. In order to strike a balance between risks and opportunities, BlackRock aims to provide a wide range of investment solutions to clients.

Below we share with you three top-ranked BlackRock funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and is expected to outperform peers in the future. Investors can click here to see the complete list of funds. 

BlackRock Advantage Small Cap Core Investor A BDSAX seeks growth of capital for the long run. The fund invests a bulk of its assets in equity securities of companies that are included in the Russell 2000 Index. BDSAX aims to buy both preferred and common stocks. BlackRock Advantage Small Cap Core Investor A has returned 8.6% in the last three-year period.

As of July 2019, BDSAX held 562 issues with 1.47% of its assets invested in EastGroup Properties Inc.

BlackRock Advantage Large Cap Growth Fund Investor A Shares BMCAX aims for long-term capital growth. The fund invests majority of its assets and any borrowings for investment purposes in securities of large-cap U.S. companies and derivatives that possess equivalent economic characteristics to such securities. BMCAX has three-year annualized returns of 15.8%.

Travis Cooke has been one of the fund managers of BMCAX since 2017.

BlackRock Advantage Small Cap Growth Fund Investor A CSGEX aims to generate high returns. The fund follows a research-intensive process and invests most of its assets in equity securities of small-capitalization companies that have ample scope for growth. The fund mostly invests in U.S. companies. CSGEX has three-year annualized returns of 10.9%.

CSGEX has an expense ratio of 0.75% compared with the category average of 1.29%.

To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all BlackRock mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of funds. 

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