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BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 6, 2020 USD 1,967.861
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Feb 1, 2012
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 LU0738912566
Bloomberg Ticker BGUHA6U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7MSLC9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 8.01
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 7.48
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2020 0.925

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund, Class A6, as of Mar 31, 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 Oct 9, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ISHARES $ HIGH YIELD CRP BND ETF $ 3.45
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.70
ALLIED UNIVERSAL HOLDCO LLC 144A 6.625 07/15/2026 0.68
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.67
ORACLE CORPORATION 3.6 04/01/2050 0.62
Name Weight (%)
ORACLE CORPORATION 3.85 04/01/2060 0.62
VERSCEND ESCROW CORP 144A 9.75 08/15/2026 0.59
ALTICE FRANCE HOLDING SA 144A 10.5 05/15/2027 0.59
AVANTOR INC 144A 6 10/01/2024 0.57
ORACLE CORPORATION 2.95 04/01/2030 0.57
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 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
A6 USD Monthly 4.36 -0.03 -0.68 5.14 3.88 - LU0738912566 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 26.18 -0.18 -0.68 30.53 23.21 - LU0277197595 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.09 -0.06 -0.59 11.85 8.96 - LU1111085798 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 90.02 -0.56 -0.62 106.04 79.95 - LU1919856218 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 30.90 -0.19 -0.61 36.01 27.35 - LU0046676465 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 8.32 -0.05 -0.60 9.90 7.44 - LU0580330818 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 8.05 -0.05 -0.62 9.62 7.16 - LU1111085442 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.02 -0.10 -0.62 18.90 14.22 - LU0827886895 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 8.72 -0.05 -0.57 10.32 7.76 - LU0803751741 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 28.27 -0.17 -0.60 32.97 25.03 - LU0147389919 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 9.55 -0.06 -0.62 11.39 8.55 - LU0803752046 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.05 -0.03 -0.59 5.92 4.48 - LU0046675905 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.06 -0.03 -0.59 5.93 4.49 - LU0147389166 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.21 -0.08 -0.60 15.50 11.72 - LU0578945809 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.48 -0.06 -0.63 11.14 8.42 - LU1090155554 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.77 -0.06 -0.61 11.63 8.71 - LU0578942376 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.83 -0.06 -0.61 11.54 8.73 - LU1090156289 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 32.78 -0.20 -0.61 38.18 29.02 - LU0552552704 - -
D3 USD Monthly 8.74 -0.05 -0.57 10.27 7.77 - LU0592702061 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 8.46 -0.05 -0.59 10.01 7.54 - LU0578937376 - -
A4 GBP Annual 9.27 -0.05 -0.54 11.07 8.25 - LU0706698544 - -
I3 USD Monthly 8.23 -0.05 -0.60 9.67 7.32 - LU0764821012 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 36.39 -0.22 -0.60 42.34 32.20 - LU0147390172 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 77.73 -0.45 -0.58 92.60 69.42 - LU1023056127 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 13.30 -0.08 -0.60 15.49 11.77 - LU0822668108 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 196.03 -1.19 -0.60 230.40 174.13 - LU0532707519 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 32.55 -0.20 -0.61 38.42 28.98 - LU0764619531 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.10 -0.03 -0.58 5.99 4.53 - LU0172419151 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 7.89 -0.04 -0.50 9.40 7.04 - LU0871640396 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 8.01 -0.05 -0.62 9.51 7.15 - LU1314333441 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 8.49 -0.05 -0.59 10.05 7.57 - LU0827886978 - -
X6 USD Monthly 9.41 -0.05 -0.53 11.07 8.37 - LU1376384019 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.83 -0.08 -0.58 16.22 12.27 - LU0827887273 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 23.87 -0.14 -0.58 27.86 21.14 - LU0147389596 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 184.73 -1.13 -0.61 217.29 164.13 - LU0330917963 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 7.93 -0.05 -0.63 9.40 7.07 - LU0578943853 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.26 -0.06 -0.64 11.09 8.24 - LU0681219902 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 15.26 -0.09 -0.59 18.01 13.54 - LU0578947334 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Keenan
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer and Global Co-Head of Credit

 James E. Keenan

David Delbos
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

David Delbos

Mitchell S. Garfin, CFA
Managing Director, Co-Head of Leveraged Finance

Mitchell Garfin

Literature

Literature