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BlackRock Energy & Resources Trust  as of 06/11/2021

NYSE / BGR Asset Class:  Natural Resources Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  46.61%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -1.45% 0.67% 53.08% 46.08%
Lipper Pct. Rank 72 73 73 55
NAV Return -2.36% -0.89% 37.13% 30.47%
Lipper Pct. Rank 72 64 73 37
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-7.650% -8.698% -10.030%

NAV $10.45 Market Price $10.15
Net Change $0.02 Market Change -$0.04
Premium/Discount -2.87%
1 YR NAV Return 37.127%
1 YR NAV Rank 73
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2021 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 3.77%
Distribution Yield (Market) 5.38%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.038
Ex-Div Date 5/13/2021
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.055
Ex-Div Date 12/14/2018
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.150
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 12/23/2004
Fund Advisor BlackRock Inc
Manager & Tenure Team Managed
Phone 800-882-0052
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 5/31/2021 $289.6
% Leveraged Assets as of 12/31/2020 --
Portfolio Turnover 62.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.977%
Expense Ratio 1.150%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to invest 80% of its total net assets in equity securities of energy and natural resources companies and equity derivatives with exposure to the energy and natural resources industry.
Top Holdings (as of 1/31/2021)
Chevron Corp ORD 14.29%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC DR 12.09%
Total SE ORD 10.38%
Exxon Mobil Corp ORD 6.67%
ConocoPhillips ORD 5.82%
BP PLC ORD 4.65%
TC Energy Corp ORD 4.19%
Suncor Energy Inc ORD 3.66%
Pioneer Natural Resources Co ORD 3.31%
Williams Companies Inc ORD 3.18%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2021)
Oil & Gas 98.64%
Consumer Goods 1.32%

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