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 Jan 21, 2019 USD 2,340.707
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Oct 13, 2011
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 LU0681219902
Bloomberg Ticker BGUD4RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B743CR4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 4.66
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 5.10
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 0.964

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

Risk Indicator

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Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 6.5 11/15/2022 1.29
BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021 1.25
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.95
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.81
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 8.40113 02/15/2040 0.81
Name Weight (%)
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.77
CCO HOLDINGS LLC 144A 5.125 05/01/2027 0.69
AVANTOR INC 144A 6 10/01/2024 0.68
CNX RESOURCES CORP 5.875 04/15/2022 0.67
FIRST DATA CORPORATION 144A 5.75 01/15/2024 0.65
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% 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
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.50 0.03 0.29 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 212.28 0.71 0.34 218.21 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 201.73 0.67 0.33 208.81 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 10.87 0.04 0.37 11.49 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.60 0.02 0.36 5.91 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.39 0.04 0.39 10.79 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.10 0.03 0.33 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.17 0.03 0.33 9.96 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.54 0.03 0.32 10.26 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 102.31 0.34 0.33 102.31 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 26.24 0.11 0.42 26.48 23.62 - LU0277197595 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.53 0.04 0.42 10.16 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
A6 USD Monthly 4.96 0.02 0.40 5.32 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 29.82 0.09 0.30 30.43 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.12 0.04 0.36 11.78 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 25.40 0.08 0.32 25.98 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.07 0.06 0.35 17.39 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 9.83 0.03 0.31 10.48 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.90 0.03 0.28 11.19 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.04 0.05 0.36 14.35 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.71 0.04 0.41 10.25 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.61 0.02 0.36 5.92 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 34.09 0.12 0.35 34.65 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.24 0.03 0.33 10.03 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.68 0.04 0.38 11.02 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 32.40 0.11 0.34 33.01 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 88.36 0.28 0.32 94.87 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.52 0.03 0.29 11.31 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.38 0.05 0.31 16.73 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.16 0.03 0.33 9.89 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.15 0.04 0.44 9.66 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 37.37 0.12 0.32 40.63 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 13.81 0.05 0.36 14.03 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.50 0.03 0.29 11.11 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.56 0.03 0.31 10.20 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 37.52 0.13 0.35 38.06 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.58 0.05 0.34 14.87 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.66 0.02 0.35 5.98 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -

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