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3 Top-Rated BlackRock Mutual Funds to Buy Now

One of the world's premier asset management firms, BlackRock Inc. offers a range of risk management, strategic advisor and enterprise investment system services. With over $238 billion worth of assets under management (excluding money market assets), it caters to institutional, intermediary and individual investors through a wide range of products and services. These offerings include individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment options. BlackRock aims to provide a wide range of investment solutions to its clients, helping them to strike the right balance between risk and opportunities.

Below we share with you three top-rated BlackRock funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and is expected to outperform its peers in the future. To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all BlackRock mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of BlackRock funds .

Managed Account Mid Cap Value Opportunities (MMCVX) seeks growth of capital. MMCVX invests a major portion of its assets in equities of companies having a market capitalization within the universe of the S&P MidCap 400 Value Index. MMCVX may invest not more than 30% in non-US firms. MMCVX may also consider non-dollar denominated securities for investment. The Managed Account Mid Cap Value Opportunities fund has a three-year annualized return of 7.3%.

As of March 2016, MMCVX held 123 issues with 1.96% of its assets invested in Albemarle Corp.

BlackRock Large Cap Growth Investor A (MDLHX) invests a majority of its assets in domestic large capitalization companies through Master Growth Portfolio. MDLHX invests in those companies which are selected by BlackRock from the Russell 1000 Growth Index. The BlackRock Large Cap Growth Investor A fund has a three-year annualized return of 11.3%.

Peter Stournaras is the portfolio manager of the fund since 2010.

BlackRock LifePath Index 2030 Investor A (LINAX) seeks to provide retirement outcomes based on quantitatively measured risk. LINAX invests its assets in a series of Master Investment Portfolio that allocates its assets in a combination of equity and bond index funds along with money market funds. The BlackRock LifePath Index 2030 Investor A has a three-year annualized return of 4.7%.

LINAX has an expense ratio of 0.4% compared with the category average of 0.44%.

To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all BlackRock funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of funds .

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By applying the Zacks Rank to mutual funds, investors can find funds that not only outpaced the market in the past but are also expected to outperform going forward. Pick the best mutual funds with the Zacks Rank.


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