BlackRock Equity Dividend Instl

The investment seeks long-term total return and current income.
The fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. Under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its assets in equity securities and at least 80% of its assets in dividend paying securities. The fund may invest in securities of companies with any market capitalization, but will generally focus on large cap securities. It may also invest in convertible securities and non-convertible preferred stock. The fund may invest up to 25% of its total assets in securities of foreign issuers.

Key stats

Management firm  BlackRock
Domicile  United States
Fund Administrator  State Street Bank & Trust Co
Global Branding Name  BlackRock
12 month yield  1.93%
Fund currency  USD
Launch Date  1988-11-29
ISIN  US09251M5040
SEDOL  B1F69P7
Manager 1 Name  Robert Shearer
Manager 2 Name  Kathleen Anderson
Fund Strategy  Large Value
Benchmark  Russell 1000 Value TR USD
Fund Structure  Open Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  no

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2014-09-30
Return - 1 Month  -1.10%
Return - 2 Months  2.27 %
Return - 3 Months  0.15%
Return - 6 Months  3.62 %
Return - 9 months  4.90 %
Return - 12 Months  15.29%
Annualized return 24 months  14.49 %
Annualized return 36 months  17.97 %
Annualized return 48 months  14.12 %
Annualized return 60 months  13.45 %
Return 120 months  9.18 %
Annualized return since Inception  10.06%
Return YTD  4.90%

Ratings

Morning Star Rating Date   2014-09-30
Morning Star Rating - 36 Months  fund has a 2 star rating fund has a 2 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 60 Months  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 120 Months  fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating fund has a 5 star rating
Morning Star Rating - Overall  fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating

Charges

Minimum Investment  $2,000,000
Maximum Managment Charge  0.60 %

Contact

Contact Address  BlackRock Funds
Contact Address 3  P.O. Box 9819
Contact city  Providence
Contact country  United States
Fund Admin Group  BlackRock
Web Address  www.blackrock.com
Email contact  funds@blackrock.com
Custodian  State Street Bank & Trust Co
Phone  800-441-7762

Price

Last Price Date  2014-10-17
Pre-tax nav  24.07
Price change  $0.36
Price change (percentage)  1.52 %

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