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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 22, 2019 USD 2,132.058
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Feb 20, 2013
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Other 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 LU0871640396
Bloomberg Ticker BGUHA8A
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B971ZF8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment AUD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment AUD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 28, 2019 5.02
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 28, 2019 5.41
5y Beta as of Feb 28, 2019 0.949

Ratings

Ratings

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

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TRANSDIGM INC 144A 6.25 03/15/2026 1.79
BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021 1.28
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 6.5 11/15/2022 1.12
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.97
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.92
Name Weight (%)
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 8.46875 02/15/2040 0.84
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.75
CNX RESOURCES CORP 5.875 04/15/2022 0.69
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 144A 9.25 02/15/2024 0.67
FINANCIAL & RISK US HOLDINGS INC 144A 6.25 05/15/2026 0.66
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 Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.28 0.01 0.11 9.69 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.28 0.01 0.11 9.76 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
A6 USD Monthly 5.03 0.00 0.00 5.22 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.68 0.02 0.21 10.07 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 30.57 0.04 0.13 30.57 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.59 0.01 0.09 10.70 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.30 0.01 0.09 11.61 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.31 0.01 0.11 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.38 0.02 0.14 14.38 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.71 0.01 0.18 5.84 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.14 0.02 0.18 11.19 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 103.61 0.15 0.14 103.61 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 27.11 0.26 0.97 27.11 23.72 - LU0277197595 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.70 0.01 0.18 5.82 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 11.04 0.01 0.09 11.34 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.51 0.03 0.17 17.51 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 9.99 0.01 0.10 10.31 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 205.84 0.29 0.14 207.51 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 26.01 0.04 0.15 26.01 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 216.85 0.31 0.14 217.91 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 33.24 0.05 0.15 33.24 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.68 0.01 0.10 9.99 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.90 0.01 0.09 10.98 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.68 0.01 0.09 10.93 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 37.81 0.05 0.13 39.72 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 38.58 0.06 0.16 38.58 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 35.01 0.05 0.14 35.01 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.75 0.02 0.19 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.79 0.03 0.18 16.79 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.88 0.01 0.10 10.10 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.37 0.02 0.21 9.82 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.31 0.02 0.22 9.52 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 89.71 0.14 0.16 93.08 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.76 0.02 0.19 11.26 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.18 0.02 0.14 14.18 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.76 0.00 0.00 5.90 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.72 0.02 0.21 10.03 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.95 0.02 0.13 14.95 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