Fixed Income

BCRIX

CoreAlpha Bond Fund

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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.
4.19 2.33 2.16 4.53 4.20
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Intermediate-Term Bond 3.71 2.22 2.05 4.06 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 338/986 361/847 333/778 - -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 2 2 2 - -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Core Bond Funds 3.56 2.15 1.95 3.83 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 106/500 154/435 136/396 - -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 1 2 2 - -
  YTD 1m 3m 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.
4.19 0.44 0.34 4.19 7.17 11.30 55.75 76.34
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Intermediate-Term Bond 3.71 0.38 0.29 3.71 6.82 10.67 48.82 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Core Bond Funds 3.56 0.42 0.33 3.56 6.60 10.20 46.13 -
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. -2.44 6.45 0.48 2.37 4.19
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Intermediate-Term Bond -1.42 5.18 -0.26 3.23 3.71


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.
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, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be found in the Performance section.

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BlackRock Fixed Income Funds Delivered
17 of 22 U.S. bond funds, accounting for 93% of our assets, have 1st quartile performance*
20 of 23 U.S. bond funds, accounting for 87% of our fixed income funds, are priced in the least expensive quartile
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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Jan 19, 2018 $492.3 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 19, 2018 $493.4 M
Share Class launch date Feb 28, 2011
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Intermediate-Term Bond
Lipper Classification Core Bond Funds
Benchmark Index BBG Barc U.S. Aggregate Index
CUSIP 066922139
Number of Holdings as of Dec 29, 2017 810
Max Offer Price as of Jan 19, 2018 $10.25
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Dec 31, 2017 677%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

R-Squared (3y) as of Dec 31, 2017 96.53
Beta (3y) as of Dec 31, 2017 1.02
Average Coupon as of Dec 29, 2017 3.10%
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2015 3.23%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Nov 30, 2016 -3.41%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of Dec 31, 2017 2.87
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

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 Sep 30, 2017 out of 420, 5,777, 425, 230 and 425 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Core Bond Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 29, 2017
Name Weight (%)
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION 11.17
FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION - GOLD 7.88
GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION II 7.79
ISHARES IBOXX HIGH YIELD CORPORATE BOND FUND 3.36
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE 1.34
Name Weight (%)
MORGAN STANLEY 1.30
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 1.18
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.18
AT&T INC 1.09
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION 1.09

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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as of Dec 29, 2017

% Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Dec 29, 2017

% Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 29, 2017

% Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
The fund itself has not been rated by an independent rating agency. Credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the fund are received from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch and converted to the equivalent S&P major rating category. This breakdown is provided by BlackRock and takes the median rating of the three agencies when all three agencies rate a security the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and one rating if that is all that is provided. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. Below investment-grade is represented by a rating of BB and below. Ratings and portfolio credit quality may change over time.

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. Certain transactions the funds may utilize may give rise to a form of leverage through either (a) additional market exposure or (b) borrowing capital in an attempt to increase investment return. The use of such transactions includes certain leverage-related risks, including potential for higher volatility, greater decline of the fund’s net asset value and fluctuations of dividends and distributions paid by the fund.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Scott Radell
Scott Radell
Karen Uyehara
Karen Uyehara
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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