Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar Short Duration 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 Jan 17, 2019 USD 1,921.349
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 31, 2002
Share Class Inception Date Oct 31, 2002
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML Government Corporate 1-3 Yr Index (B1A0)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0155445546
Bloomberg Ticker MLLDBNA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7453403
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML1-3GC
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 0.81
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 0.74
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 0.667

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund, Class A1, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 210 USD Diversified Bond - Short Term Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.75 09/30/2019 3.62
TREASURY NOTE 1 11/30/2019 3.01
FNMA 15YR TBA(REG B) 2.5 01/17/2019 1.94
TREASURY NOTE 1.5 11/30/2019 1.80
TREASURY NOTE 1.25 10/31/2019 1.28
Name Weight (%)
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 4.5 03/01/2019 1.23
TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 2.875 11/15/2021 1.15
SOFI_17-D A2FX 144A 1.07
TREASURY NOTE 1.75 11/30/2019 0.98
FNMA 15YR 2017 PRODUCTION 0.93
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
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settlement 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.
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
A1 USD Daily 8.39 0.00 0.00 8.50 8.35 - LU0155445546 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.32 0.00 0.00 10.32 10.15 - LU1479925726 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 10.67 0.01 0.09 10.73 9.66 - LU0171298564 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 14.77 0.00 0.00 14.77 14.49 - LU0245444947 - -
A3 USD Monthly 8.39 0.00 0.00 8.50 8.35 - LU0172419748 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 12.15 0.00 0.00 12.15 12.05 - LU0154237738 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 7.37 0.01 0.14 7.43 6.77 - LU0172420597 - -
Class I5 USD USD - 10.01 0.00 0.00 10.04 9.96 - LU1883300532 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 13.27 0.00 0.00 13.27 13.11 - LU0154237225 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 13.56 0.00 0.00 13.56 13.35 - LU0827887356 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.87 0.00 0.00 10.08 9.84 - LU0839485744 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.81 -0.01 -0.10 9.98 9.78 - LU1423762613 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.51 0.00 0.00 9.73 9.48 - LU1062843773 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.63 0.00 0.00 9.76 9.59 - LU0592702228 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.78 0.00 0.00 9.96 9.75 - LU1423762027 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.40 0.00 0.00 8.51 8.37 - LU0155447161 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 10.84 0.00 0.00 10.89 10.79 - LU0331289081 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Scott MacLellan
Scott MacLellan
Thomas Musmanno, CFA
Managing Director, Head of US Short Duration

Thomas Musmanno

Literature

Literature