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BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A (BGSAX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Nov 30, 2022

Fund Info

ISINUS0919295701
CUSIP91929570
IssuerBlackrock Financial Management
Inception DateApr 15, 200
CategoryTechnology Equities
Expense Ratio1.20%
ETF Home Pagewww.blackrock.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Trading Data

Previous Close$35.69
Year Range$33.10 - $61.88
EMA (50)$36.24
EMA (200)$42.47

BGSAXShare Price Chart


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BGSAXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $54,892 for a total return of roughly 448.92%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-15.90%
-5.25%
BGSAX (BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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BGSAXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-0.70%1.45%
6M-14.08%-4.82%
YTD-40.99%-16.96%
1Y-41.63%-13.86%
5Y11.84%8.56%
10Y17.40%10.68%

BGSAXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-14.62%-4.73%2.15%-14.92%-3.65%-11.07%13.73%-4.85%-11.95%1.58%0.65%
20212.69%0.93%-5.95%4.40%-2.46%8.19%1.08%3.04%-6.11%7.07%-1.93%-1.27%
20204.76%-2.48%-10.77%16.16%12.46%10.33%9.79%7.71%-2.80%0.35%13.60%8.19%
201912.44%5.03%3.55%6.16%-6.71%7.23%3.55%-1.93%-4.03%3.14%5.45%4.50%
201810.01%-0.08%-1.23%-0.66%6.58%1.32%0.44%7.22%-0.40%-12.44%0.35%-7.03%
20177.07%3.06%3.86%3.87%6.43%-1.57%5.95%3.18%2.61%6.64%0.74%-0.56%
2016-7.35%-3.70%7.61%-2.59%5.26%-2.02%8.20%2.74%4.01%-1.51%-1.47%-0.35%
2015-1.59%7.18%-0.26%1.12%4.30%-2.00%1.34%-6.35%-1.48%8.17%1.51%-0.37%
20140.75%7.62%-6.32%-6.96%4.86%4.56%-2.11%3.93%-3.28%4.35%2.62%-0.48%
20133.38%-0.00%1.58%-1.25%4.42%-1.31%6.02%2.21%9.32%4.82%3.45%5.56%
20125.85%6.63%5.18%-2.96%-8.63%2.89%-0.97%2.95%0.74%-6.73%3.38%0.00%
20113.11%4.33%-1.83%2.65%-2.20%-3.62%-2.74%-8.87%-5.96%12.18%-3.80%-3.50%
2010-9.39%4.38%6.74%1.64%-6.47%-5.28%6.77%-4.85%12.68%5.57%1.10%4.78%

BGSAXSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A Sharpe ratio is -1.13. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.40-1.20-1.00-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.200.00JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-1.13
-0.63
BGSAX (BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BGSAXDividend History

BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A granted a 6.62% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.36 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$2.36$4.92$2.91$0.51$0.30$1.90$0.20$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.03

Dividend yield

6.62%8.14%5.24%1.70%1.43%9.34%1.48%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.37%

BGSAXDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-50.00%-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-45.25%
-17.49%
BGSAX (BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BGSAXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A is 49.22%, recorded on Oct 14, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-49.22%Nov 17, 2021229Oct 14, 2022
-30.06%Feb 20, 202018Mar 16, 202045May 19, 202063
-25.24%Aug 30, 201880Dec 24, 201859Mar 21, 2019139
-25.05%Feb 18, 2011127Aug 19, 2011489Aug 1, 2013616
-19.86%Feb 16, 202162May 13, 2021122Nov 4, 2021184
-17.97%Jul 22, 2015140Feb 9, 2016110Jul 18, 2016250
-16.54%Mar 7, 201444May 8, 2014193Feb 12, 2015237
-14.53%Apr 27, 201048Jul 2, 201071Oct 13, 2010119
-10.95%Sep 3, 20203Sep 8, 202024Oct 12, 202027
-10.66%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 201811Feb 26, 201820

BGSAXVolatility Chart

Current BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A volatility is 21.56%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%60.00%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
21.56%
13.39%
BGSAX (BlackRock Technology Opportunities Fund Investor A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)