Fixed Income

BGF US Dollar High Yield 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 current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

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

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. Performance data is based on the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF which may not be the same as the market price of the ETF. Individual shareholders may realize returns that are different to the NAV performance.

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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 18-Oct-19 USD 2,118.666
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 29-Oct-93
Inception Date 24-Oct-03
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category USD High Yield 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 LU0172419151
Bloomberg Ticker MLUSHYA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7659740
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
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 30-Sep-19 4.09
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 30-Sep-19 5.34
5y Beta as of 30-Sep-19 0.941

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund, Class A3, as of 30-Sep-19 rated against 492 USD High Yield Bond Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 09-Oct-19)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Sep-19
Name Weight (%)
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 1.11
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.91
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 0.89
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.67
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.65
Name Weight (%)
ORTHO-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS INC / O 144A 6.625 05/15/2022 0.65
CENTENE CORPORATION 144A 5.375 06/01/2026 0.64
AVANTOR INC 144A 6 10/01/2024 0.62
BOMBARDIER INC 144A 7.875 04/15/2027 0.62
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 5.45 03/15/2043 0.61
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Sep-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Sep-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Sep-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 30-Sep-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Sep-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Sep-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 USD Monthly 5.88 0.01 0.17 5.90 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 15.01 0.01 0.07 15.03 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
Class A2 USD None 34.82 0.03 0.09 34.84 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
Class I4 Hedged GBP Annual 9.18 0.01 0.11 9.62 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 5.81 0.00 0.00 5.83 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
Class E2 EUR None 28.67 -0.01 -0.03 29.23 24.97 - LU0277197595 - -
Class A3 Hedged CAD Monthly 10.14 0.01 0.10 10.19 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
Class A3 Hedged NZD Monthly 11.21 0.01 0.09 11.26 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 11.24 0.01 0.09 11.27 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 11.53 0.01 0.09 11.55 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 10.88 0.01 0.09 10.91 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
Class A3 Hedged GBP Monthly 9.76 0.01 0.10 9.81 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
Class C2 USD None 27.06 0.03 0.11 27.09 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 224.18 0.18 0.08 224.66 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
Class A8 Hedged CNH - 104.40 0.09 0.09 104.99 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 211.94 0.16 0.08 212.50 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
Class E2 USD None 31.94 0.03 0.09 31.97 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 5.08 0.01 0.20 5.11 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
Class D2 Hedged AUD None 18.29 0.02 0.11 18.32 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
Class C1 USD Daily 5.82 0.00 0.00 5.85 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
Class A3 Hedged EUR Monthly 9.30 0.01 0.11 9.45 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
Class A3 Hedged AUD Monthly 11.44 0.01 0.09 11.51 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
Class A3 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.83 0.00 0.00 9.88 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
Class D2 USD None 36.83 0.03 0.08 36.83 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 10.59 0.01 0.09 11.09 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 17.47 0.01 0.06 17.50 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
Class A8 Hedged ZAR Monthly 90.98 0.09 0.10 91.47 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 10.08 0.01 0.10 10.12 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
Class A8 Hedged AUD Monthly 9.30 0.01 0.11 9.42 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
Class I3 USD Monthly 9.49 0.01 0.11 9.53 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 10.63 0.01 0.09 11.07 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
Class I2 USD None 14.93 0.01 0.07 14.93 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
Class X2 USD None 40.75 0.04 0.10 40.75 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
Class A6 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.41 0.01 0.11 9.51 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 15.67 0.02 0.13 15.68 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -
Class X6 USD Monthly 10.88 0.01 0.09 10.93 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
Class D3 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.87 0.01 0.10 9.92 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
Class A6 Hedged HKD Monthly 37.95 0.03 0.08 38.47 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

James Keenan
James Keenan
David Delbos
David Delbos
Mitchell Garfin
Mitchell Garfin

Literature

Literature