Address And Details

40 East 52nd Street , New York, NY 10022
Fund Manager James Bristow
Manager Tenure 3 Years 8 Months

Strategy And Objective

The investment objective of BlackRock International Fund ( International Fund or the Fund ), a series of BlackRock Series, Inc. (the Corporation ), is to seek long-term capital growth through investments primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of companies located outside the United States. The Fund invests primarily in stocks of companies located outside the United States. The Fund may purchase common stock, preferred stock, convertible securities and other instruments. The Fund will invest at least 75% of its total assets in global equity securities of any market capitalization, selected for their above average return potential. The Fund may invest in securities issued by companies of all sizes but will focus mainly on medium and large capitalization companies. Companies will be located in developed countries of Europe and the Far East, and in countries with emerging capital markets anywhere in the world. The Fund may invest up to 25% of its total assets in global fixed income securities, including corporate bonds, U.S. Government debt securities, non-U.S. Government and supranational debt securities, asset-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities, emerging market debt securities and non-investment grade debt securities (high yield or junk bonds).

Net Asset Value

as of 5:59 PM ET 09/17/2021

Performance

  • 1 Week
  • -0.46%
  • 1 Month
  • +2.09%
  • 3 Months
  • -4.33%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • +27.75%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • n/a

Equity Sector Breakdown

Technology 23.81%
IndustrialCyclical 23.60%
ConsumerDurables 9.06%
Services 4.38%
RetailTrade 4.16%
Finance 4.07%
Utilities 3.45%
Energy 2.30%
NonDurables 1.66%
Health 1.45%

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Stocks 92.88%
ForeignStocks 73.29%
Preferred 5.60%
Cash 0.00%
Bonds 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
Other 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Total Net Assets 285.48 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -1.73 n/a n/a
Beta 1.02 n/a n/a
R Squared 0.84 n/a n/a
Std Deviation 20.65 n/a n/a
Sharpe Ratio 0.83 n/a n/a

Purchase Information

as of 5:53 PM ET 09/16/2021
Minimum Initial $5000000
Minimum Additional $0
Minimum Initial IRA $0

Performance

Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021
1 Year
  • +34.38%
  • +46.76%
+34.38% +46.76%
3 Year
  • +16.00%
  • +15.21%
+16.00% +15.21%
10 Year
  • n/a
  • n/a
n/a n/a
Life Of Fund
  • +8.93%
  • +9.11%
+8.93% +9.11%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets
VLKPpY VOLKSWAGEN AG 5.60%
OREP.PA L'OREAL SA 5.01%
6098 RECRUIT HOLDINGS CO LTD 5.00%
6954:JP FANUC CORP 4.07%
ISNPY INTESA SANPAOLO SPA 3.89%
DSMN.AS KONINKLIJKE DSM NV 3.86%
SNE.N SONY CORP 3.85%
CLNX.MC CELLNEX TELECOM SA 3.51%
051910.K LG CHEMICAL LTD 3.48%
7203.T TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 3.46%

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