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 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 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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 24-May-19 USD 2,119.341
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 29-Oct-93
Inception Date 29-Aug-12
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 LU0822668108
Bloomberg Ticker BGFUHI2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B765HB7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LF89TRUU
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 30-Apr-19 4.13
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 30-Apr-19 5.44
5y Beta as of 30-Apr-19 0.950

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Typically low rewards Typically high rewards

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Dollar High Yield Bond Fund, Class I2, as of 30-Apr-19 rated against 458 USD High Yield Bond Funds.

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 16-Oct-18)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Apr-19
Name Weight (%)
BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021 1.31
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8 11/01/2031 1.02
INFOR US INC 6.5 05/15/2022 0.93
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 6.5 11/15/2022 0.91
GMAC CAPITAL TRUST I 0.86
Name Weight (%)
CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS I 144A 9.25 02/15/2024 0.82
FINANCIAL & RISK US HOLDINGS INC 144A 6.25 05/15/2026 0.81
SOLERA LLC / SOLERA FINANCE INC 144A 10.5 03/01/2024 0.69
HD SUPPLY INC 144A 5.375 10/15/2026 0.69
1011778 BC UNLIMITED LIABILITY CO 144A 5 10/15/2025 0.66
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Apr-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-19

% of Market Value

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

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Apr-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 I2 USD None 14.32 -0.04 -0.28 14.43 13.21 - LU0822668108 - -
Class A3 Hedged CAD Monthly 9.98 -0.03 -0.30 10.23 9.46 - LU0803751741 - -
Class C2 USD None 26.16 -0.08 -0.30 26.41 24.34 - LU0147389596 - -
Class E2 EUR None 27.50 -0.23 -0.83 27.85 24.97 - LU0277197595 - -
Class D2 Hedged AUD None 17.64 -0.05 -0.28 17.80 16.33 - LU0827886895 - -
Class A2 USD None 33.50 -0.10 -0.30 33.79 31.01 - LU0046676465 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 206.36 -0.64 -0.31 208.55 193.44 - LU0330917963 - -
Class C1 USD Daily 5.71 -0.01 -0.17 5.80 5.39 - LU0147389166 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 10.61 -0.04 -0.38 10.73 9.96 - LU1090155554 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 11.18 -0.04 -0.36 11.30 10.45 - LU1111085798 - -
Class I4 Hedged GBP Annual 9.37 -0.03 -0.32 9.79 8.72 - LU1111085442 - -
Class A3 Hedged AUD Monthly 11.28 -0.04 -0.35 11.53 10.69 - LU0578942376 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 14.47 -0.05 -0.34 14.60 13.45 - LU0578945809 - -
Class E2 USD None 30.79 -0.09 -0.29 31.06 28.55 - LU0147389919 - -
Class A3 Hedged GBP Monthly 9.64 -0.03 -0.31 9.98 9.19 - LU0580330818 - -
Class A3 Hedged EUR Monthly 9.23 -0.03 -0.32 9.65 8.83 - LU0578943853 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 5.69 -0.02 -0.35 5.79 5.37 - LU0046675905 - -
Class A3 Hedged NZD Monthly 11.03 -0.03 -0.27 11.26 10.44 - LU0803752046 - -
Class A8 Hedged CNH - 103.16 -0.31 -0.30 104.54 97.93 - LU1919856218 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 217.66 -0.68 -0.31 219.88 203.46 - LU0532707519 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 10.94 -0.03 -0.27 11.05 10.24 - LU1090156289 - -
Class D2 USD None 35.33 -0.11 -0.31 35.62 32.61 - LU0552552704 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 5.02 -0.01 -0.20 5.17 4.77 - LU0738912566 - -
Class D4 Hedged GBP Annual 10.81 -0.03 -0.28 11.28 10.06 - LU0681219902 - -
Class A8 Hedged AUD Monthly 9.24 -0.03 -0.32 9.60 8.81 - LU0871640396 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 10.80 -0.04 -0.37 11.26 10.09 - LU0706698544 - -
Class A8 Hedged ZAR Monthly 89.56 -0.26 -0.29 92.20 84.84 - LU1023056127 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 9.88 -0.03 -0.30 10.04 9.33 - LU0592702061 - -
Class D3 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.71 -0.03 -0.31 9.95 9.20 - LU0827886978 - -
Class A6 Hedged HKD Monthly 37.63 -0.11 -0.29 39.28 35.96 - LU0764619531 - -
Class A3 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.67 -0.03 -0.31 9.92 9.16 - LU0578937376 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 16.90 -0.05 -0.29 17.05 15.68 - LU0578947334 - -
Class X6 USD Monthly 10.68 -0.03 -0.28 10.87 10.09 - LU1376384019 - -
Class I3 USD Monthly 9.31 -0.02 -0.21 9.46 8.79 - LU0764821012 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 5.77 -0.01 -0.17 5.86 5.44 - LU0172419151 - -
Class A6 Hedged SGD Monthly 9.33 -0.02 -0.21 9.71 8.90 - LU1314333441 - -
Class X2 USD None 38.98 -0.12 -0.31 39.29 35.88 - LU0147390172 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 15.07 -0.05 -0.33 15.20 13.96 - LU0827887273 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

Literature

Literature