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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

  • Returns

  From
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

1.14 4.10 -0.24 -2.48 8.96
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 Sep 30, 2019

2.94 5.19 0.07 -1.22 10.30
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 Dec 5, 2019 USD 730.399
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 Nov 30, 2019 2.90
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 3.06
5y Beta as of Nov 30, 2019 0.917

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Bond Fund, Class E2, as of Nov 30, 2019 rated against 393 USD Diversified 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 Dec 17, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Nov 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
UNITED STATES TREASURY 21.51
UNIFORM MBS 14.02
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION 9.99
GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION II 7.60
FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION 2.60
Name Weight (%)
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 1.39
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.35
FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION -GOLD 1.00
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY 0.82
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) (GOVERNMENT) 0.68
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% 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 Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 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
E2 USD Accumulating 31.25 -0.08 -0.26 31.53 28.62 - LU0147419096 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.46 -0.03 -0.26 11.53 10.39 - LU1165522647 - -
Class X5 USD Quarterly 10.25 -0.02 -0.19 10.38 9.56 - LU1694209633 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 35.62 -0.09 -0.25 35.85 32.33 - LU0548367084 - -
A2 CZK Accumulating 788.61 -1.42 -0.18 813.96 703.50 - LU1791174102 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 34.30 -0.08 -0.23 34.56 31.25 - LU0096258362 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 25.90 -0.06 -0.23 26.18 23.89 - LU0147418874 - -
D3 USD Monthly 17.30 -0.05 -0.29 17.55 16.15 - LU0592701923 - -
C1 USD Daily 16.27 -0.04 -0.25 16.48 15.18 - LU0147418528 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.40 -0.02 -0.19 10.54 9.71 - LU1564327929 - -
A1 USD Daily 17.29 -0.05 -0.29 17.52 16.14 - LU0028835386 - -
A3 USD Monthly 17.31 -0.04 -0.23 17.55 16.14 - LU0172417379 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.19 -0.02 -0.22 9.41 8.84 - LU1484781049 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 10.93 -0.03 -0.27 11.05 10.10 - LU1294567448 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 94.64 -0.23 -0.24 96.56 90.05 - LU1484781122 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 10.97 -0.03 -0.27 11.02 9.89 - LU0147419252 - -
I5 USD Quarterly 10.31 -0.02 -0.19 10.44 9.63 - 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