Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 31-Mar-2020 USD 1,878.204
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 29-Oct-1993
Share Class launch date 10-Nov-2010
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD High Yield Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc US Corp High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0552552704
Bloomberg Ticker BGUHD2U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B596DQ0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Modified Duration as of 28-Feb-2020 4.94
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 29-Feb-2020 4.15
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 29-Feb-2020 5.27
5y Beta as of 29-Feb-2020 0.931

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund, Class D2, as of 29-Feb-2020 rated against 534 USD High Yield Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 09-Oct-2019)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-2020
Name Weight (%)
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.69
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.68
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.62
VERSCEND ESCROW CORP 144A 9.75 08/15/2026 0.62
PANTHER BF AGGREGATOR 2 LP 144A 8.5 05/15/2027 0.61
Name Weight (%)
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.60
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS CORP 144A 8 04/01/2027 0.59
BANFF MERGER SUB INC 144A 9.75 09/01/2026 0.58
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS INC 144A 5.125 08/15/2027 0.57
YPSO FINANCE BIS SA 144A 10.5 05/15/2027 0.56
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Feb-2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D2 USD None 33.34 -0.28 -0.83 38.18 29.02 - LU0552552704 - -
Class A3 Hedged GBP Monthly 8.46 -0.11 -1.28 9.90 7.44 - LU0580330818 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 5.14 -0.05 -0.96 5.92 4.48 - LU0046675905 - -
Class A3 Hedged EUR Monthly 8.07 -0.10 -1.22 9.40 7.07 - LU0578943853 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 9.42 -0.08 -0.84 11.09 8.24 - LU0681219902 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 8.89 -0.12 -1.33 10.27 7.77 - LU0592702061 - -
Class A2 USD None 31.43 -0.26 -0.82 36.01 27.35 - LU0046676465 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 4.44 -0.06 -1.33 5.14 3.88 - LU0738912566 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 199.44 -1.69 -0.84 230.40 174.13 - LU0532707519 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 5.19 -0.06 -1.14 5.99 4.53 - LU0172419151 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 187.96 -1.60 -0.84 217.29 164.13 - LU0330917963 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 9.43 -0.08 -0.84 11.07 8.25 - LU0706698544 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Keenan
James Keenan
David Delbos
David Delbos
Mitchell Garfin
Mitchell Garfin

Literature

Literature