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BGF US Dollar Short Duration 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

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 1,895.859
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 31, 2002
Share Class Inception Date Mar 24, 2006
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Government Corporate 1-3 Yr Index (B1A0)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0245444947
Bloomberg Ticker BGFUDX2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B678BK5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML1-3GC
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 0.91
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 0.91
5y Beta as of Nov 30, 2019 0.759

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund, Class X2, as of Nov 30, 2019 rated against 230 USD Diversified Bond - Short Term Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 4.71
TREASURY NOTE 1.375 09/30/2020 4.65
UMBS 15YR TBA(REG B) 4.01
TREASURY NOTE 2.5 12/31/2020 3.55
TREASURY NOTE 1.5 09/15/2022 3.22
Name Weight (%)
FGOLD 30YR 4.5% MLB 110K 2018 1.91
TREASURY NOTE 1.625 07/31/2020 1.90
FNMA 15YR 2018 PRODUCTION 1.42
CANADA HOUSING TRUST NO. 1 144A 2.65 12/15/2028 1.29
SOFI_17-D A2FX 144A 1.22
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
X2 USD Accumulating 15.46 0.00 0.00 15.46 14.66 - LU0245444947 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.23 -0.01 -0.11 9.36 8.84 - LU1960224142 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 14.13 -0.01 -0.07 14.14 13.47 - LU0827887356 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.55 0.00 0.00 8.58 8.37 - LU0155447161 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 11.32 0.00 0.00 11.49 10.52 - LU0171298564 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 12.57 0.00 0.00 12.58 12.08 - LU0154237738 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 13.79 0.00 0.00 13.79 13.19 - LU0154237225 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 11.14 0.00 0.00 11.16 10.79 - LU0331289081 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.93 -0.01 -0.10 9.98 9.75 - LU1423762027 - -
Class I5 USD USD - 10.23 0.00 0.00 10.27 9.96 - LU1883300532 - -
Class AI2 USD - 10.25 0.01 0.10 10.25 10.00 - LU1960224225 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.76 -0.01 -0.09 10.77 10.25 - LU1479925726 - -
A1 USD Daily 8.54 0.00 0.00 8.57 8.35 - LU0155445546 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.80 -0.01 -0.10 9.85 9.59 - LU0592702228 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 7.69 0.00 0.00 7.83 7.26 - LU0172420597 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.62 -0.01 -0.10 9.68 9.48 - LU1062843773 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.97 -0.01 -0.10 10.01 9.78 - LU1423762613 - -
A3 USD Monthly 8.54 0.00 0.00 8.57 8.35 - LU0172419748 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.99 -0.01 -0.10 10.04 9.84 - LU0839485744 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Scott MacLellan, CFA, CMT
Scott MacLellan, CFA, CMT
Thomas Musmanno, CFA
Managing Director, Head of US Short Duration

Thomas Musmanno

Literature

Literature