Commodity

BICSX

Commodity Strategies Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
-5.03 -6.06 - - -5.72
Benchmark (%) Index: Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return.<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. -13.32 -10.55 - - -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Commodities Broad Basket -12.01 -10.72 -10.95 -7.15 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 24/158 19/129 - - -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 1 1 - - -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Commodities General -11.69 -10.28 -10.99 -7.26 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 23/154 19/127 - - -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 1 1 - - -


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.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of 27-Sep-2016 $105.6 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of 27-Sep-2016 $136.8 M
Share Class launch date 03-Oct-2011
Asset Class Alternative
Morningstar Category Commodities Broad Basket
Lipper Classification Commodities General
Benchmark Index Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return
CUSIP 091936666
Net, Excluding Investment Related Expenses 0.99%
Gross Expense Ratio 1.08%
Max Offer Price as of 27-Sep-2016 $7.23
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of 31-Aug-2016 85%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of 31-Aug-2016 $39,256.5 M
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for Commodity Strategies Fund, Class I, as of 31-Aug-2016 rated against 122 Commodities Broad Basket Funds.

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of 31-Aug-2016 out of 123, 11,726, 123, 102 and 122 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Commodities General classification.

Top Holdings

Holdings

Top Equity Holdings as of 31-Aug-2016

*% of Market Value



Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

Sectors as of 31-Aug-2016

*this column reflects the sector exposures of the Bloomberg Commodity Benchmark. Please note that in practice, exposures may differ slightly due to enhanced index techniques.

% of Market Value

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Poppy Allonby
Managing Director
Evy Hambro
Managing Director
Rob Shimell
Director
Ricardo Fernandez
Vice President
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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