BlackRock Resources & Commdty:BCX


    As of 4/25/2018

    52 Wk Avg$8.90$9.93-10.42%
    52 Wk High$10.31$11.05-5.19%
    52 Wk Low$7.80$9.00-13.70%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate6.50%
    Distribution Amount$0.0516
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high current income with capital appreciation through investments in equities, derivatives and other instruments issued by or giving exposure to commodity related companies

    Capital Structure

    As of 4/25/2018

    Total Net Assets:$1,006.059M
    Total Common Assets:$1,004.893M
    Common Shares Outstanding:98,038,242

    As of 6/30/2017

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%): 0.00%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $1.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 0.13%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2017

      Per Common Share
    Management FeesN/A
    Other Expenses:N/A
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:N/A
    Total: N/A
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Blackrock Advisors

    Portfolio Managers
    Christopher M. Accettella (29 Mar 2011) / Alastair Bishop (21 Jun 2012) / Thomas Holl (31 Mar 2016) / Skye MacPherson (01 Dec 2015) / Kyle McClements (29 Mar 2011)

    Category: US Equity-Energy/Resources
    Ticker: BCX
    NAV Ticker: XBCRX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 276,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $2.497M
    Inception Date: 3/29/2011
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    As of 4/25/2018

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2017
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 4/25/2018
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 4/25/2018
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2017
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 4/25/2018

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 4/25/2018

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-9.26%
    1 Year-10.42%
    3 Year-13.88%
    5 Year-13.56%

    As of 4/26/2018

    3 Month0.90
    6 Month1.10
    1 Year1.70
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 4/25/2018
    Category: Energy/Resources

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 4/25/2018
    Category: Energy/Resources

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 3/31/2017
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2017
    Asset Allocation

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Energy Sectors 39.91%
    Mining Sectors 33.60%
    Agriculture Sectors 25.59%
    Other 0.54%
    Cash and/or Derivatives 0.37%
    Top Holdings

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR B$58.07M6.42%
    BP Plc ADR$48.13M5.32%
    Monsanto Company$43.20M4.77%
    Glencore Xstrata PLC$41.54M4.59%
    Rio Tinto Plc ADR$35.59M3.93%
    BHP Billiton Plc$29.88M3.30%
    Exxon Mobil Corporation$27.38M3.03%
    Newcrest Mining Ltd.$25.84M2.86%
    Packaging Corp of America$25.38M2.80%
    Chevron Corp$25.23M2.79%
    Country Allocation

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    Global 100.00%

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