Best BlackRock Mutual Funds: BlackRock Health Sciences Inv A (SHSAX)
Category: Health Sector
BlackRock Health Sciences Inv A (SHSAX) has reliably performed well with category averages for short and intermediate-term periods and the 10-year performance rank of 16 makes this fund a solid holding in the challenging category of health sector funds.
With holdings that are primarily large-cap stocks, SHSAX includes U.S. health sector standards like Merck and Co, Inc (MRK) and Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) as well as European names like Actavis (ACT) and Novartis (NVS).
Expenses are reasonable (for a sector fund) at 1.22%, and the minimum initial investment is $1,000.