Fixed Income

BGF Euro Short Duration 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 EUR, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in EUR.

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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 20-Sep-2019 EUR 11,738.170
Base Currency EUR
Fund Launch Date 22-Dec-1998
Share Class launch date 20-Sep-2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Euro Aggregate 1-3 Years, 500 MM Minimum
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827878017
Bloomberg Ticker BGESD3E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7TVR45
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEUR500M13
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Modified Duration as of 30-Aug-2019 1.84
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Aug-2019 0.46
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Aug-2019 0.43
5y Beta as of 31-Aug-2019 0.976

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Euro Short Duration Bond Fund, Class D3, as of 31-Aug-2019 rated against 480 EUR Diversified Bond - Short Term 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 19-Jul-2019)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Aug-2019
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.65 04/23/2020 4.07
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.35 07/30/2023 3.72
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #402 0.1 07/01/2021 3.00
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.75 07/30/2021 2.35
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.45 06/01/2021 2.24
Name Weight (%)
IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF) 0 10/18/2022 2.16
KFW MTN RegS 0 06/30/2022 1.98
SPAIN (KINGDOM OF) 0.25 07/30/2024 1.95
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 04/09/2021 1.94
KFW 0 06/30/2021 1.90
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Aug-2019

% 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 D3 EUR Monthly 12.26 0.00 0.00 12.30 12.14 - LU0827878017 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 11.22 0.00 0.00 11.26 11.03 - LU0555993434 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.03 0.00 0.00 10.06 9.99 - LU1960221122 - -
Class A4 Hedged USD Annual 11.60 0.00 0.00 11.61 11.23 - LU0448387703 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 12.36 0.00 0.00 12.38 11.97 - LU0456865749 - -
Class D2 Hedged USD None 11.01 0.00 0.00 11.02 10.63 - LU1202926330 - -
Class D3 Hedged GBP Monthly 10.24 0.00 0.00 10.26 10.05 - LU0827891978 - -
Class A3 EUR Monthly 12.20 0.00 0.00 12.25 12.10 - LU0172403825 - -
Class A4 Hedged GBP Annual 11.12 0.00 0.00 11.15 10.94 - LU0448387455 - -
Class D2 EUR None 16.52 0.00 0.00 16.57 16.34 - LU0329592371 - -
Class D4 Hedged USD Annual 11.19 0.00 0.00 11.22 10.83 - LU0903533064 - -
Class A1 EUR Daily 12.19 0.00 0.00 12.23 12.08 - LU0118255248 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 14.95 0.00 0.00 15.02 14.81 - LU0827878108 - -
Class A2 EUR None 15.85 -0.01 -0.06 15.91 15.72 - LU0093503810 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 14.88 0.00 0.00 14.93 14.76 - LU0448386994 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Michael Krautzberger
Head, BlackRock’s Pan-European Fixed Income Team

     

Christopher Allen
Christopher Allen
Jozef Prokes
Jozef Prokes

Literature

Literature