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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 17, 2019 USD 2,184.698
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Oct 24, 2003
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 LU0172419151
Bloomberg Ticker MLUSHYA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7659740
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, 2019 4.53
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2019 5.42
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2019 0.948

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Mar 31, 2019 rated against 457 USD High Yield Bond Funds.

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

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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
A3 USD Monthly 5.83 0.01 0.17 5.90 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 219.75 0.12 0.05 219.75 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 208.49 0.11 0.05 208.49 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.76 0.00 0.00 5.82 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.77 0.00 0.00 10.07 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.08 0.00 0.00 5.22 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 104.50 0.08 0.08 104.50 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.59 0.02 0.14 14.59 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 33.74 0.03 0.09 33.74 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.45 0.01 0.11 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 31.02 0.02 0.06 31.02 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.42 0.01 0.09 11.61 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.77 0.00 0.00 5.84 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.17 0.01 0.09 11.34 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.10 0.01 0.10 10.31 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.36 0.00 0.00 9.76 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.73 0.01 0.09 10.73 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 26.38 0.02 0.08 26.38 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.05 0.01 0.09 11.05 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.90 0.01 0.09 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.41 0.02 0.14 14.41 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.99 0.01 0.10 10.10 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.77 0.01 0.06 17.77 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.44 0.00 0.00 27.44 24.24 - LU0277197595 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.29 0.01 0.09 11.29 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.79 0.01 0.10 9.99 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 35.56 0.03 0.08 35.56 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.03 0.01 0.06 17.03 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.36 0.01 0.11 9.69 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.80 0.01 0.09 10.93 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.18 0.01 0.07 15.18 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.82 0.01 0.10 10.03 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 90.54 0.10 0.11 93.08 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.41 0.01 0.11 9.52 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.45 0.01 0.11 9.82 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.90 0.00 0.00 11.26 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 38.14 0.03 0.08 39.72 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 39.20 0.03 0.08 39.20 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -

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