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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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 16, 2019 USD 2,107.392
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Aug 18, 2010
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Other 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 LU0532707519
Bloomberg Ticker BGUHYD2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B5369T1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
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 Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 4.09
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2019 5.34
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2019 0.938

Ratings

Ratings

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 Sep 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 1.11
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.91
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 0.89
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.67
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.65
Name Weight (%)
ORTHO-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS INC / O 144A 6.625 05/15/2022 0.65
CENTENE CORPORATION 144A 5.375 06/01/2026 0.64
AVANTOR INC 144A 6 10/01/2024 0.62
BOMBARDIER INC 144A 7.875 04/15/2027 0.62
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.61
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 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
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 223.82 0.36 0.16 224.66 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.98 0.02 0.13 15.03 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.51 0.02 0.17 11.55 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 28.84 -0.10 -0.35 29.23 24.97 - LU0277197595 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.80 0.01 0.17 5.83 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 104.20 0.18 0.17 104.99 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 34.76 0.06 0.17 34.84 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.29 0.02 0.22 9.45 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.16 0.01 0.11 9.62 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.43 0.02 0.18 11.51 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 18.26 0.03 0.16 18.32 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.19 0.02 0.18 11.26 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.12 0.02 0.20 10.19 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.07 0.01 0.20 5.11 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 27.01 0.05 0.19 27.09 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.82 0.01 0.17 5.85 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.22 0.02 0.18 11.27 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.74 0.02 0.21 9.81 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.86 0.01 0.09 10.91 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 31.88 0.06 0.19 31.97 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 211.61 0.34 0.16 212.50 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.82 0.02 0.20 9.88 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.57 0.02 0.19 11.09 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 36.76 0.07 0.19 36.83 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 90.76 0.17 0.19 91.47 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.44 0.03 0.17 17.50 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
D3 USD Monthly 10.06 0.02 0.20 10.12 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.47 0.02 0.21 9.53 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.61 0.02 0.19 11.07 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.91 0.03 0.20 14.93 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.29 0.02 0.22 9.42 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.39 0.01 0.11 9.52 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 40.67 0.07 0.17 40.73 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.85 0.01 0.09 10.93 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.85 0.01 0.10 9.92 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.87 0.01 0.17 5.90 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 37.88 0.06 0.16 38.49 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.64 0.03 0.19 15.68 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -

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 Garfin
Co-Head of US High Yield, Global Credit

Mitchell Garfin

Literature

Literature

 

 

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