Best BlackRock Mutual Funds 2015

BlackRock is one of the largest asset investment firms in the world. It offers financial products & services. Some of the products are mutual funds, iShares ETFs, closed end funds, alternative investments, and money market funds.

We review rankings from Morningstar, Lipper, Zacks, TheStreet.com, U.S. News, and Standard & Poor’s. You can learn from our methodology from variety of our previous articles.

Popular BlackRock Funds

You can find these popular BlackRock funds for different sectors such as U.S. stock fund, international stock fund, municipal bond fund, balanced fund, target date fund, taxable bond fund. Depend on your risk tolerance; you may pick and choose from this best BlackRock funds list.

Best BlackRock Mutual Funds for 2015 are:
    Top BlackRock Funds
  1. BlackRock US Mortgage Portfolio Fund (BMPAX)
  2. BlackRock National Municipal Fund Investor A (MDNLX)
  3. BlackRock Multi-Asset Income Investor A (BAICX)
  4. BlackRock PA Municipal Bond Inv A (MEPYX)
  5. BlackRock High Yield Bond Inv A (BHYAX)
  6. BlackRock NJ Municipal Bond Inv A1 (MDNJX)
  7. BlackRock Health Sciences Opps Inv A (SHSAX)
  8. BlackRock S&P 500 Stock Investor A (BSPAX)
  9. BlackRock Global SmallCap Inv A (MDGCX)
  10. BlackRock NJ Municipal Bond Inv A (MENJX)

Top Drug Stocks 2015

Drug stocks are still the top performing sectors in week 9, 2015. Can they go higher in 2015? Top performing industries are drug delivery, drug stores, home healthcare, etc.

This post will look into the top performing stocks, industry, and sector. The S&P 500 index has a weekly return of -0.24%. NASDAQ Composite has a weekly return of 0.15%. Dow Jones Industrials Average has a weekly return of 0.02%. The small cap (Russell 2000) has a return of 0.16%.

Top performing stock industries in week 9, 2015 (February 23, 2015 to March 1, 2015) are:
    Drug Stocks
  1. Drug Delivery 11.00%
  2. Internet Service Providers 8.25%
  3. Drug Stores 6.52%
  4. Home Health Care 5.75%
  5. Auto Parts Wholesale 4.73%
  6. Basic Materials Wholesale 4.64%
  7. Specialized Health Services 4.36%
  8. Research Services 3.80%
  9. Gold 3.68%
  10. Restaurants 3.46%

Gabelli Dividend & Income Fund | GDV

Gabelli Dividend & Income Fund (GDV) is a popular U.S. stock closed end fund. This fund objective is to seek high total return through capital growth & income. This equity fund utilizes its assets to purchase dividend paying equity and debt securities.

GDV Fund Profile

    GDV fund
  • Fund Inception Date: 11/28/2003
  • Ticker Symbol: GDV
  • CUSIP: 36242H104
  • Rank in category (YTD): 67%
  • Category: US Stock - Equity Tax-Advantaged
  • Distribution Rate: 5.55%
  • Effective Leverage: 18.50%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Base Expense Ratio: 1.33%
  • Net Assets: $ 2.44 billion