Fixed Income

BlackRock Corporate Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 22, 2019 GBP 912.180
Price Yield as of Jan 24, 2018 2.73
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Jul 24, 1995
Share Class Inception Date Jun 10, 2011
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Sterling Corporate & Collateralized Index (UC00)
Investment Association Category £ Corporate Bond
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB00B4T5JV79
Bloomberg Ticker MRCHBDI
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4T5JV7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MLGBCRPINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 50
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 28, 2019 5.78
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 28, 2019 5.81
5y Beta as of Feb 28, 2019 0.680

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Corporate Bond Fund, Class D, as of Feb 28, 2019 rated against 446 GBP Corporate 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 Jun 6, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
UK CONV GILT RegS 4.25 03/07/2036 3.43
UK CONV GILT RegS 2.25 09/07/2023 3.24
UK CONV GILT RegS 1.25 07/22/2027 3.07
UK CONV GILT RegS 2 09/07/2025 2.85
BAT CAPITAL CORP MTN RegS 2.125 08/15/2025 2.22
Name Weight (%)
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 2.175 06/27/2023 1.93
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO MTN RegS 4.125 09/19/2035 1.57
IMPERIAL BRANDS FINANCE PLC MTN RegS 5.5 09/28/2026 1.54
TESCO PROPERTY RegS 1.53
INNOGY FINANCE BV MTN RegS 6.25 06/03/2030 1.53
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
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 Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
D Daily 1.16 GB00B4T5JV79 -
Class S Accumulating 1.30 GB00BK1PJT53 -
Class S Daily 1.12 GB00BK1PK476 -
X Accumulating 1.27 GB00BQJZV592 -
D Accumulating 3.47 GB00B4QC3311 -
A Accumulating 3.35 GB0005769541 -
A Daily 1.12 GB0003749982 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ben Edwards
Ben Edwards

Literature

Literature