- Last Ratings Update:03/31/2014
- Price as of 03/31/2014 :$24.15
- Net Assets:$805.3 Million
- Peer Rank:53 of 119
- Investment Rating:C-
We rate BlackRock Energy & Resources at C-. Positive factors that influence this rating include a low expense structure. The fund invests approximately 100% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking a Sector - Energy/Natural Res strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
Total return ranks below peers over the last three years. The BlackRock Energy & Resources has returned an annual rate of 8.71% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 18.44% in the last five years, 1.21% in the last three years, and 13.81% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 62% of them. It has also outpaced 27% of its competitors on a three year basis and 65% of them over the last year for the period ending 3/31/2014. On a year to date basis, BGR has returned 2.14%.
Downside risk has been below average. BGR has a draw down risk of -28.50%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 21.7%. This fund has experienced a high level of volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 3/31/2014, the fund was trading at a price of $24.15, which is 0.5% below its 52-week high of $24.26 and 3.6% above its 52-week low of $23.31.
High expense ratio hinders performance. On total assets of $805.30 million, BGR maintains a high expense ratio compared to its Sector - Energy/Natural Res peers of 1.25% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As BGR is a closed end fund, it has no front end or back end load.
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