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BlackRock Science & Technology Oppty Port;Inv A

Ranked 29 out of 164 in - Technology over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Tom Callan

Tom Callan was born in the USA in 1959. He graduated from Boston College with a BA degree in economics. Tom started his career at PNC Bank in 1988 where he was a personal trust portfolio manager. In 1992 he worked as a healthcare and international equity analyst at PNC Asset Management Group. Tom joined BlackRock in 1998 where he is currently a portfolio manager and team leader. He has over 22 years of investment experience and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Tom is a also a member of the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia. Outside of fund management he enjoys cycling, architecture, visual arts and international travel.

Tony Kim

Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of US and foreign companies selected for their rapid and sustainable growth potential from the development, advancement and use of science and/or technology. Invests at least 65% of its assets in these companies.

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Performance

Technology over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 14.6%
2016 7.8% -4.0% 0.5% 15.6% -3.3%
2015 11.2% 5.2% 3.4% -6.5% 9.4%
2014 8.7% 1.6% 2.0% -1.6% 6.6%
2013 44.9% 5.0% 1.8% 18.5% 14.5%
2012 7.3% 18.7% -8.8% 2.7% -3.6%
2011 -11.3% 5.6% -3.2% -16.7% 4.1%
2010 18.0% 2.7% -10.3% 14.5% 11.8%
2009 56.2% 1.2% 20.6% 17.2% 9.2%
2008 -39.9% -13.8% 1.2% -11.3% -22.3%
2007 19.2% 1.6% 9.4% 7.6% -0.5%
2006 7.7% 8.4% -8.4% 4.0% 4.3%
2005 11.2% -9.3% 5.2% 10.8% 5.1%
2004 2.2% 3.0% -7.2% -7.0% 14.9%
2003 58.4% -4.2% 29.9% 14.7% 11.0%
2002 -35.1% -3.1% -20.6% -20.4% 5.9%
2001 -38.7% -34.9% 10.1% -35.5% 32.7%
2000 9.4% -24.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/05/2000
  • Share Class size189Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US0919295701

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management0.90%
  • Initial investment5.25

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).