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 May 23, 2019 USD 2,125.884
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
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 LU0147389919
Bloomberg Ticker MUSHYEE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7362617
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 Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 4.13
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 5.44
5y Beta as of Apr 30, 2019 0.949

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund, Class E2, as of Apr 30, 2019 rated against 458 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

Risk Indicator

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021 1.31
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 1.02
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.93
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 6.5 11/15/2022 0.91
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 0.86
Name Weight (%)
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 144A 9.25 02/15/2024 0.82
FINANCIAL & RISK US HOLDINGS INC 144A 6.25 05/15/2026 0.81
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.69
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.69
1011778 BC UNLIMITED LIABILITY CO 144A 5 10/15/2025 0.66
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

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

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 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
E2 USD Accumulating 30.88 -0.03 -0.10 31.06 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.72 -0.01 -0.17 5.80 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.06 -0.02 -0.18 11.26 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.71 -0.01 -0.17 5.79 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 33.60 -0.04 -0.12 33.79 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.32 -0.01 -0.09 11.53 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.03 -0.01 -0.20 5.17 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.40 -0.01 -0.11 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.26 -0.01 -0.11 9.65 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.22 -0.01 -0.09 11.30 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 207.00 -0.27 -0.13 208.55 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.97 -0.01 -0.09 11.05 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 103.47 -0.11 -0.11 104.54 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.73 0.04 0.14 27.85 24.97 - LU0277197595 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 26.24 -0.03 -0.11 26.41 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.69 -0.02 -0.11 17.80 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 10.01 -0.01 -0.10 10.23 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.65 -0.01 -0.09 10.73 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 218.34 -0.28 -0.13 219.88 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.67 -0.02 -0.21 9.98 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.52 -0.01 -0.07 14.60 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.70 -0.01 -0.10 9.92 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.84 -0.01 -0.09 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 35.44 -0.03 -0.08 35.62 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.91 -0.01 -0.10 10.04 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.27 -0.01 -0.11 9.60 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.95 -0.02 -0.12 17.05 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 89.82 -0.07 -0.08 92.20 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.35 -0.01 -0.11 9.71 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.71 -0.01 -0.09 10.87 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.84 -0.01 -0.09 11.26 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.36 -0.02 -0.14 14.43 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 39.10 -0.04 -0.10 39.29 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 37.74 -0.04 -0.11 39.28 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.78 -0.01 -0.17 5.86 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.33 -0.01 -0.11 9.46 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.74 -0.01 -0.10 9.95 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.12 -0.01 -0.07 15.20 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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