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BGCKX BlackRock Global Long/Short Equity K

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Fund BGCKX BlackRock Global Long/Short Equity K RALS ProShares RAFI® Long/Short  
100% 86%
Annual Fees
(1.76% Exp. Ratio)
(0.95% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.93% annual return
$10,419.01 $13,329.39
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,910.38
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN -8.88%
3 YR -1.35%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.92%
3 YR -0.65%
5 YR 1.67%
10 YR --
The investment seeks total return over the long term. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity instruments and related derivative instruments issued by, or tied economically to, companies located in developed markets. It pursues its investment objective by taking both long and short positions in a variety of developed market equity instruments. The fund may invest in securities of issuers of any market capitalization and in securities denominated in either U.S. dollars or foreign currencies.
The investment seeks investment results, before fees and expenses that track the performance of the FTSE RAFITM US 1000 Long/Short Total Return Index. The fund invests in securities and derivatives that ProShare Advisors believes, in combination, should track the performance of the index. The index allocates an aggregate equal dollar amount to both long and short equity positions each time that the index rebalances. To be "long" means to hold or have long exposure to an asset with the expectation that its value will increase over time. The fund is non-diversified.

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