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Philip Hodges

BlackRock, BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
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Manager profile
Philip Hodges, PhD, Managing Director, is Head of Research for BlackRock's Factor-Based Strategies Group which manages macro and style factor multi-asset funds. The group optimizes factors to help meet investment outcomes, such as retirement savings, factor advisory mandates and bespoke factor solutions, and develops factor analytics tools leveraging BlackRock's Aladdin platform. Dr. Hodges is deputy CIO for the team's flagship factor strategies: Market Advantage and Style Advantage. Dr. Hodges' service with the firm dates back to 2007, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Previously, Dr. Hodges has served as a research officer within the Client Solutions group in San Francisco and a quantitative analyst within the Liability Driven Investment team in London. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Hodges was a post-doctoral research associate in physical chemistry at the University of Oxford and University Lyon I. Dr. Hodges earned a MChem degree in chemistry and a D.Phil. in molecular spectroscopy from the University of Oxford in 2002 and 2006, respectively.
Total return for Philip Hodges
Rolling Alpha Quartile: Discrete three year periods
Rolling Alpha Quartile shows a manager's alpha score in quartile terms, plotting his or her risk adjusted performance against all other managers in the UT & OEICs universe. The best managers are those who are consistently ranked in the first or second quartile.
Quartile 1
Quartile 2
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Quartile 4
Discrete calendar year performance : Philip Hodges

Manager career performance
Discrete performance
  0-12m 12-24m 24-36m 36-48m 48-60m 60-72m 72-84m 84-96m 96-108m 108-120m
Philip Hodges 9.2 3.6 8.1 -1.7 -8.8 0.3 -2.9 17.3 -6.5 -
Peer Group Composite 4.4 -0.7 1.6 3.8 0.5 1.1 1.3 8.5 -2.5 -
Over / Under 4.8 4.3 6.5 -5.5 -9.3 -0.8 -4.2 8.8 -4.0 -
Performance vs peer group composite: Philip Hodges
How a manager matches up against their peers gives you some idea of how talented they are. Very few managers perform equally well in rising and falling markets, so knowing which type of market a manager is capable of performing well within is also important.
Overall markets
Outperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 9
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
5 years
out of a possible 9
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 7
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 2
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
BlackRock Market Advantage Co-managed UT Mixed Investment 0-35% Shares since Jan 16 2015 to present
BlackRock SF Systematic Style Factor Co-managed FO Hedge/Stru Prod - Mixed since Feb 29 2016 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
BlackRock Total Advantage since Dec 11 2017 to fund close
Data provided by FE fundinfo. Care has been taken to ensure that the information is correct, but FE fundinfo neither warrants, represents nor guarantees the contents of information, nor does it accept any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or any inconsistencies herein. Past performance does not predict future performance, it should not be the main or sole reason for making an investment decision. The value of investments and any income from them can fall as well as rise.

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