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BGSCX BlackRock Science & Technology Opp Inv C

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Fund BGSCX BlackRock Science & Technology Opp Inv C SMH VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF MTK SPDR® Morgan Stanley Technology ETF  
Similarity
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100% 88% 87%
Annual Fees
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$252.58
(2.39% Exp. Ratio)
$36.99
(0.35% Exp. Ratio)
$36.99
(0.35% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.68% annual return
$25,405.87 $47,252.39 $47,252.39
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$21,846.52 +$21,846.52
Return
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 6.93%
3 YR 8.32%
5 YR 14.19%
10 YR 8.09%
1 YR RETURN 35.41%
3 YR 20.70%
5 YR 20.55%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 13.33%
3 YR 11.46%
5 YR 16.76%
10 YR 8.70%
Description
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities issued by U.S. and non-U.S. science and technology companies in all market capitalization ranges, selected for their rapid and sustainable growth potential from the development, advancement and use of science and/or use of technology. It may invest up to 25% of its net assets in emerging market countries. The fund invests primarily in common stock but may also invest in preferred stock and convertible securities. It may also invest in Rule 144A securities which are privately placed securities purchased by qualified institutional buyers.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors® US Listed Semiconductor 25 Index (the "Semiconductor Index"). The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The Semiconductor Index is comprised of common stocks and depositary receipts of U.S. exchange-listed companies in the semiconductor sector. Such companies may include medium-capitalization companies and foreign companies that are listed on a U.S. exchange. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of the Morgan Stanley Technology Index that tracks the performance of publicly traded electronics-based technology companies. The fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 80%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index is composed of 35 leading U.S. Technology related companies. The index was the first listed broad-market technology barometer dedicated exclusively to the electronics-based technology industry. The fund is non-diversified.

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