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 Feb 15, 2019 USD 2,309.768
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Oct 29, 1993
Share Class Inception Date Feb 19, 2014
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 LU1023056127
Bloomberg Ticker BGUHA8Z
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BJ35ZB0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment ZAR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment ZAR 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jan 31, 2019 4.99
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of - -
5y Beta as of - -

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 Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TRANSDIGM INC 144A 6.25 03/15/2026 1.68
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 6.5 11/15/2022 1.29
BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021 1.20
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 1.01
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 0.84
Name Weight (%)
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.83
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 8.40113 02/15/2040 0.79
CNX RESOURCES CORP 5.875 04/15/2022 0.69
AVANTOR INC 144A 6 10/01/2024 0.66
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.66
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% 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
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly 88.85 0.26 0.29 93.25 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.59 0.03 0.31 10.08 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 25.66 0.06 0.23 25.98 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
A8 Hgd CNH - 102.78 0.27 0.26 102.84 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 214.18 0.57 0.27 217.91 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
A1 USD Daily 5.64 0.01 0.18 5.82 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.00 0.03 0.27 11.19 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 9.21 0.03 0.33 9.78 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.25 0.05 0.29 17.39 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 32.76 0.09 0.28 33.01 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
I4 Hgd GBP Annual 9.19 0.02 0.22 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 30.14 0.08 0.27 30.43 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
A3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.59 0.03 0.31 9.99 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
A3 Hgd AUD Monthly 11.19 0.03 0.27 11.61 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
A3 Hgd NZD Monthly 10.94 0.03 0.27 11.34 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
A3 Hgd CAD Monthly 9.89 0.02 0.20 10.31 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 26.75 0.14 0.53 26.75 23.62 - LU0277197595 - -
A6 USD Monthly 4.99 0.02 0.40 5.23 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 34.48 0.09 0.26 34.65 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.47 0.02 0.19 10.70 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
C1 USD Daily 5.65 0.01 0.18 5.84 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.77 0.03 0.28 10.98 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 203.44 0.54 0.27 207.51 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.18 0.04 0.28 14.35 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
D3 USD Monthly 9.77 0.02 0.21 10.10 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.62 0.03 0.28 11.26 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.55 0.04 0.24 16.73 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
D4 Hgd GBP Annual 10.61 0.03 0.28 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly 9.20 0.02 0.22 9.72 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.29 0.03 0.32 9.85 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
X6 USD Monthly 10.57 0.03 0.28 10.93 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 13.97 0.04 0.29 14.03 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 37.53 0.10 0.27 39.88 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
I3 USD Monthly 9.21 0.03 0.33 9.52 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.74 0.04 0.27 14.87 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -
A3 USD Monthly 5.70 0.01 0.18 5.90 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 37.97 0.10 0.26 38.06 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
D3 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.62 0.03 0.31 10.03 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -

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