BlackRock Basic Value Fund
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: MABAX
Weapon grade
F
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$71.44 MILLION
in weapon investments
3
weapon stocks found
4.6%
of assets flagged
Data as of 7/31/20
For each weapons category, we show the fund's exposure.
  Click a category to see the breakdown of companies in the pie chart and list below.
Military weapons
Major military contractors
Major military contractors
Top 100 military contractors
4.6%
of assets
3
holdings
$71.44M
invested
Cluster munitions and landmines
Cluster munitions and landmines
Manufacturers of weapons banned in 100+ countries
0 direct stock holdings
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons
Manufacturers/servicers of nuclear armaments
3.48%
of assets
2
holdings
$53.96M
invested
Civilian firearms
Gun manufacturers
Gun manufacturers
Manufacturers of civilian firearms
0 direct stock holdings
Gun retailers
Gun retailers
Largest public retailers of civilian firearms
0 direct stock holdings
Weapon companies
3 holdings
3 holdings
  • 1. BAE Systems PLC ADR
    Major military contractors iconNuclear weapons icon
    2.46% of assets
    $38.17M invested
  • 2. General Electric Co
    Major military contractors icon
    1.13% of assets
    $17.48M invested
  • 3. Airbus SE
    Major military contractors iconNuclear weapons icon
    1.02% of assets
    $15.79M invested
BlackRock Basic Value Fund $MABAX is 4.6% invested in weapon stocks, with $71.44 MILLION invested across 3 equity holdings
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on MABAX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
MABAX
BlackRock Basic Value Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Large Value
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-5.44% less in annualized returns
More invested in weapons overall 
1.46% more invested
More invested in military weapons 
2.14% more invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0.68% less invested
Current fund
MABAX
BlackRock Basic Value Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Large Value
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-5.44% less in annualized returns
More invested in weapons overall 
1.46% more invested
More invested in military weapons 
2.14% more invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0.68% less invested
Current fund
MABAX
BlackRock Basic Value Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Large Value
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-5.44% less in annualized returns
More invested in weapons overall 
1.46% more invested
More invested in military weapons 
2.14% more invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0.68% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Weapon analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Overall weapon weight
This fund
MABAX - BlackRock Basic Value Fund
-1.25%
3.47%
5.07%
9.66%
4.6% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
22%
14%
14%
15%
3.14% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-23.15%
-11.01%
-9.35%
-5.44%
1.46%  higher
Find more financial data on MABAX at Morningstar.com
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