BlackRock Global Allocation Fund

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BlackRock Global Allocation Inv A (MDLOX)
Type
Open-end mutual fund
Prison industrial complex grade: One or more holdings were flagged as higher risk by our prison industrial complex screen, making up between 1% and 2% of the portfolio. Assigned a grade of D.
D
$2.01 BILLION
Prison industrial complex
23
flagged holdings
12%
of assets flagged
Data as of 30 Nov 2023
Flagged investments:
$2.01 BILLION, 12% of assets
Higher risk:
$219.64 MILLION, 1.27% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$0, 0% of assets
For each prison industrial complex category, click to see the breakdown of flagged holdings.
Prison industry
Prison industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, services in facilities, supervision and monitoring
13
holdings
$1.29B
invested
7.47%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
17
holdings
$1.76B
invested
10%
of portfolio
All flagged holdings
23 holdings
23 holdings
  • 1.  Microsoft Corp
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $524.19M
    3.04%
  • 2.  Alphabet Inc Class C
    Border industry
    $282.04M
    1.63%
  • 3.  Amazon.com Inc
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $267.12M
    1.55%
  • 4.  JPMorgan Chase & Co
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $127.92M
    0.74%
  • 5.  Northrop Grumman Corp 
    Border industry
    $93.47M
    0.54%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
See all
BlackRock Global Allocation Fund $MDLOX is 12% ($2.01 BILLION) invested in companies with prison involvement
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on MDLOX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
MDLOX
BlackRock Global Allocation Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Global Allocation
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 1/31/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-7.85% less in annualized returns
Same in private prison operators 
Both 0% invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.13% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.28% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.02% more invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
10.01% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
11.39% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
13.48% less invested
Current fund
MDLOX
BlackRock Global Allocation Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Global Allocation
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 1/31/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-7.85% less in annualized returns
Same in private prison operators 
Both 0% invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.13% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.28% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.02% more invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
10.01% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
11.39% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
13.48% less invested
Current fund
MDLOX
BlackRock Global Allocation Fund
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Global Allocation
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 1/31/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: Not available
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
-7.85% less in annualized returns
Same in private prison operators 
Both 0% invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.13% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.28% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.02% more invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
10.01% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
11.39% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
13.48% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
MDLOX - BlackRock Global Allocation Fund
6.65%
0.21%
6.2%
4.72%
0% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
21%
11%
14%
13%
0% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-14.14%
-10.75%
-8.06%
-7.85%
Same
Find more financial data on MDLOX at Morningstar.com
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