Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund

Overview

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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 Apr 18, 2019 USD 2,183.075
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Mar 4, 2011
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 LU0578947334
Bloomberg Ticker BGFA2AH
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3SS103
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment AUD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment AUD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2019 4.53
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2019 5.42
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2019 0.947

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Oct 16, 2018)

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TRANSDIGM INC 144A 6.25 03/15/2026 1.93
BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021 1.35
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.97
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 6.5 11/15/2022 0.94
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.92
Name Weight (%)
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 8.46875 02/15/2040 0.88
FINANCIAL & RISK US HOLDINGS INC 144A 6.25 05/15/2026 0.76
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 144A 9.25 02/15/2024 0.72
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.71
CENTENE CORPORATION 144A 5.375 06/01/2026 0.66
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 29, 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
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.02 -0.01 -0.06 17.03 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 208.29 -0.20 -0.10 208.49 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 104.42 -0.08 -0.08 104.50 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.28 -0.01 -0.09 11.29 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.77 0.00 0.00 5.84 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.75 -0.02 -0.11 17.77 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.16 -0.01 -0.09 11.34 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.72 -0.01 -0.09 10.73 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.09 -0.01 -0.10 10.31 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.76 0.00 0.00 5.82 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.41 -0.01 -0.09 11.61 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.44 -0.01 -0.11 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.08 0.00 0.00 5.22 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.57 -0.02 -0.14 14.59 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 26.36 -0.02 -0.08 26.38 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.78 -0.01 -0.10 9.99 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 35.53 -0.03 -0.08 35.56 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.56 0.12 0.44 27.56 24.24 - LU0277197595 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 31.00 -0.02 -0.06 31.02 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 219.55 -0.20 -0.09 219.75 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 33.71 -0.03 -0.09 33.74 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.76 -0.01 -0.10 10.07 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.36 0.00 0.00 9.76 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.40 -0.01 -0.07 14.41 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.89 -0.01 -0.09 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.03 -0.02 -0.18 11.05 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 90.50 -0.04 -0.04 93.08 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.35 -0.01 -0.11 9.69 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.89 -0.01 -0.09 11.26 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 39.17 -0.03 -0.08 39.20 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.98 -0.01 -0.10 10.10 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.40 -0.01 -0.11 9.52 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.44 -0.01 -0.11 9.82 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.82 -0.01 -0.17 5.90 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.81 -0.01 -0.10 10.03 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.79 -0.01 -0.09 10.93 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.17 -0.01 -0.07 15.18 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 38.11 -0.03 -0.08 39.72 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -

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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