Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar Short Duration 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.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 22, 2019 USD 1,922.009
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 LU0154237738
Bloomberg Ticker MLLDBNE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7453287
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 Accumulating

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 0.623

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund, Class E2, 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
E2 USD Accumulating 12.14 0.00 0.00 12.15 12.05 - LU0154237738 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.81 0.00 0.00 9.98 9.78 - LU1423762613 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 10.70 0.02 0.19 10.73 9.66 - LU0171298564 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 10.83 0.00 0.00 10.89 10.79 - LU0331289081 - -
Class I5 USD USD - 10.01 0.00 0.00 10.04 9.96 - LU1883300532 - -
C1 USD Daily 8.39 0.00 0.00 8.51 8.37 - LU0155447161 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 13.56 0.00 0.00 13.56 13.35 - LU0827887356 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.32 0.00 0.00 10.32 10.15 - LU1479925726 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.78 0.00 0.00 9.95 9.75 - LU1423762027 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 13.27 0.00 0.00 13.27 13.11 - LU0154237225 - -
A3 USD Monthly 8.39 0.00 0.00 8.50 8.35 - LU0172419748 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.86 0.00 0.00 10.08 9.84 - LU0839485744 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.63 0.00 0.00 9.76 9.59 - LU0592702228 - -
A1 USD Daily 8.38 0.00 0.00 8.50 8.35 - LU0155445546 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 14.77 0.01 0.07 14.77 14.49 - LU0245444947 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.51 0.00 0.00 9.73 9.48 - LU1062843773 - -
A3 EUR Monthly 7.39 0.01 0.14 7.43 6.77 - LU0172420597 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

Thomas Musmanno

Literature

Literature