Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

14.17 11.29 4.02 -11.25 4.95
Benchmark (%) Index: ICE BofAML US Corp & Govt Index in EUR, 1-3 Yrs<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 Dec 31, 2018

14.76 12.14 4.32 -11.41 6.76
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 Mar 22, 2019 USD 1,746.758
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 31, 2002
Share Class Inception Date Oct 31, 2002
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML US Corp & Govt Index in EUR, 1-3 Yrs
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171298564
Bloomberg Ticker MLLEBNE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7453298
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML1-3GCEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 28, 2019 6.70
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 28, 2019 7.79
5y Beta as of Feb 28, 2019 0.958

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund, Class E2, as of Mar 31, 2012 rated against 145 USD Diversified Bond - Short Term Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.25 02/29/2020 3.98
TREASURY NOTE 1 11/30/2019 3.14
TREASURY NOTE 1.375 02/29/2020 2.13
TREASURY NOTE 1.5 11/30/2019 1.87
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 4.5 03/01/2019 1.28
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 2.875 11/15/2021 1.20
TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 2.5 02/15/2022 1.16
SOFI_17-D A2FX 144A 1.11
TREASURY NOTE 1.25 01/31/2020 1.06
TREASURY NOTE 1.75 11/30/2019 1.02
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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 Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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 EUR Accumulating 10.89 0.09 0.83 10.90 9.70 - LU0171298564 - -
Class I5 USD USD - 10.07 0.01 0.10 10.12 9.96 - LU1883300532 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.71 0.00 0.00 9.71 9.59 - LU0592702228 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.57 0.00 0.00 9.65 9.48 - LU1062843773 - -
A3 USD Monthly 8.45 0.00 0.00 8.45 8.35 - LU0172419748 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 13.72 0.00 0.00 13.72 13.35 - LU0827887356 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.93 0.00 0.00 10.00 9.84 - LU0839485744 - -
A1 USD Daily 8.45 0.00 0.00 8.45 8.35 - LU0155445546 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 14.96 0.00 0.00 14.96 14.49 - LU0245444947 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.45 0.01 0.10 10.45 10.15 - LU1479925726 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.88 0.00 0.00 9.91 9.78 - LU1423762613 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 7.49 0.06 0.81 7.51 6.79 - LU0172420597 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 10.94 0.00 0.00 10.94 10.79 - LU0331289081 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 12.28 0.00 0.00 12.28 12.05 - LU0154237738 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.85 0.00 0.00 9.89 9.75 - LU1423762027 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.46 0.00 0.00 8.46 8.37 - LU0155447161 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 13.42 0.00 0.00 13.42 13.11 - LU0154237225 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

Thomas Musmanno

Literature

Literature