Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 24-Apr-19 USD 1,762.092
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 31-Oct-02
Inception Date 02-Sep-03
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD Diversified Bond - Short Term
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML US Corp & Govt Index in EUR, 1-3 Yrs
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0172420597
Bloomberg Ticker MLULDEA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43DCX0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ML1-3GCEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar Short Duration Bond Fund, Class A3, as of 31-Dec-17 rated against 180 USD Diversified Bond - Short Term Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Mar-19
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.25 02/29/2020 4.25
TREASURY NOTE 1.375 02/29/2020 2.27
FNMA 15YR TBA(REG B) 2.5 04/15/2019 1.84
SOFI_17-D A2FX 144A 1.19
TREASURY NOTE 1.375 03/31/2020 1.14
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 1.25 01/31/2020 1.14
TREASURY NOTE (OLD) 2.5 02/15/2022 1.09
TREASURY NOTE 1 11/30/2019 1.00
SHIRE ACQUISITIONS INVESTMENTS IRE 1.9 09/23/2019 0.97
TREASURY NOTE (OTR) 2.375 03/15/2022 0.95
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-19

% 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 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 29-Mar-19

% 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
Class A3 EUR Monthly 7.57 0.02 0.26 7.57 6.89 - LU0172420597 - -
Class X2 USD None 15.03 0.01 0.07 15.03 14.51 - LU0245444947 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 9.73 0.01 0.10 9.74 9.59 - LU0592702228 - -
Class C2 USD None 10.97 0.01 0.09 10.98 10.79 - LU0331289081 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 8.47 0.01 0.12 8.48 8.35 - LU0172419748 - -
Class I5 USD USD - 10.11 0.01 0.10 10.12 9.96 - LU1883300532 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 9.94 0.01 0.10 9.99 9.84 - LU0839485744 - -
Class A3 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.58 0.01 0.10 9.64 9.48 - LU1062843773 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 8.92 0.03 0.34 8.92 8.84 - LU1960224142 - -
Class AI2 USD - 10.01 0.01 0.10 10.01 10.00 - LU1960224225 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 8.46 0.01 0.12 8.47 8.35 - LU0155445546 - -
Class D2 USD None 13.78 0.01 0.07 13.78 13.37 - LU0827887356 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 9.86 0.00 0.00 9.88 9.75 - LU1423762027 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 9.89 0.00 0.00 9.91 9.78 - LU1423762613 - -
Class C1 USD Daily 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.49 8.37 - LU0155447161 - -
Class E2 EUR None 11.01 0.03 0.27 11.01 9.86 - LU0171298564 - -
Class E2 USD None 12.32 0.01 0.08 12.32 12.05 - LU0154237738 - -
Class I2 USD None 10.49 0.01 0.10 10.49 10.17 - LU1479925726 - -
Class A2 USD None 13.47 0.01 0.07 13.47 13.12 - LU0154237225 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Scott MacLellan
Scott MacLellan
Thomas Musmanno, CFA
Thomas Musmanno, CFA

Literature

Literature