Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar 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

  From
31-Mar-2015
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31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-0.42 0.42 0.31 3.26 3.89
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc U.S. Aggregate Index<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of Mar 31, 2020

1.96 0.44 1.20 4.48 8.93
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 Jun 4, 2020 USD 844.257
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Apr 7, 1989
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD Diversified Bond
Benchmark Index BBG Barc U.S. Aggregate Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0147419096
Bloomberg Ticker MUSCOEE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7361313
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LBUSTRUU
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 Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of May 31, 2020 3.28
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of May 31, 2020 3.14
5y Beta as of May 31, 2020 1.036

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Bond Fund, Class E2, as of May 31, 2020 rated against 382 USD Diversified Bond Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of May 29, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UNITED STATES TREASURY 23.89
UNIFORM MBS 15.68
GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION II 7.74
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION 7.71
FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION 1.49
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.44
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 1.34
COMCAST CORPORATION 0.89
AT&T INC 0.68
MORGAN STANLEY 0.67
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settlement 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.
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 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
E2 USD Accumulating 32.55 -0.02 -0.06 33.02 29.63 - LU0147419096 - -
Class X5 USD Quarterly 10.60 0.00 0.00 10.79 9.62 - LU1694209633 - -
D3 USD Monthly 17.92 -0.01 -0.06 18.23 16.36 - LU0592701923 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 26.87 -0.02 -0.07 27.31 24.50 - LU0147418874 - -
A3 USD Monthly 17.92 -0.01 -0.06 18.23 16.36 - LU0172417379 - -
C1 USD Daily 16.85 -0.01 -0.06 17.14 15.37 - LU0147418528 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 37.27 -0.02 -0.05 37.73 33.86 - LU0548367084 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 12.00 -0.01 -0.08 12.15 10.90 - LU1165522647 - -
A1 USD Daily 17.91 -0.01 -0.06 18.22 16.33 - LU0028835386 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.72 -0.01 -0.09 10.94 9.78 - LU1564327929 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 846.46 -3.40 -0.40 904.89 749.76 - LU1791174102 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 35.81 -0.02 -0.06 36.29 32.57 - LU0096258362 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.31 0.00 0.00 11.54 10.32 - LU1294567448 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 11.51 -0.01 -0.09 11.64 10.45 - LU0147419252 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 10.66 -0.01 -0.09 10.85 9.68 - LU1718847640 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income and Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group

Rick Rieder, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group, a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Chairman of the firm-wide BlackRock Investment Council.

Bob Miller
Managing Director, Head of Americas Fundamental Fixed Income

Bob Miller, Managing Director, is head of Americas Fundamental Fixed Income within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income group and a member of the Global Fixed Income Executive Committee.

Literature

Literature