Fixed Income

BSIKX

Strategic Income Opportunities Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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. Effective as of May 31, 2018, the performance information for periods prior to the inception date of the share class shows the performance of the Fund’s Institutional Shares. The performance of this share class would be substantially similar to Institutional Shares because this share class and Institutional Shares invest in the same portfolio of securities and performance would only differ to the extent that this share class and Institutional Shares have different expenses. For performance periods prior to May 31, 2018, the performance information for periods prior to the inception date of the share class shows the performance of the Fund’s Institutional Shares, adjusted to reflect the fees and expenses applicable to such share class. See the fund prospectus for more details.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Jul 02, 2020 $7,641.9 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jul 02, 2020 $31,411.6 M
Share Class launch date Mar 28, 2016
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Nontraditional Bond
Lipper Classification Alt Credit Focus Funds
Benchmark Index BBG Barc U.S. Universal Index
CUSIP 09260B374
Number of Holdings as of May 29, 2020 3,645
Max Offer Price as of Jul 02, 2020 $9.89
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent in the Annual Report 1,805%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Nominal WAL as of May 29, 2020 6.95 yrs
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jun 30, 2019 2.61%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2020 -5.83%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of May 31, 2020 4.74

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This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

There is an additional management fee waiver of 0.01% related to certain affiliated investments.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for Strategic Income Opportunities Fund, Class K, as of Jun 30, 2020 rated against 281 Nontraditional Bond Funds based on risk adjusted total return.

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of May 31, 2020 out of 120, 6,020, 120, 56 and 120 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Alt Credit Focus Funds classification.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective Feb 20, 2020) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of May 29, 2020
Name Weight (%)
N/A Issuer Name 12.90
UNITED STATES TREASURY 10.98
UNIFORM MBS 10.45
BLACKROCK LIQUIDITY FUNDS 6.48
GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION II 1.50
Name Weight (%)
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) 1.24
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 1.13
ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 1.02
INDONESIA (REPUBLIC OF) 0.96
ISHARES IBOXX DOLLAR HIGH YIELD CORPORATE BOND FUND 0.91

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

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The fund itself has not been rated by an independent rating agency. Credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the fund are received from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch and converted to the equivalent S&P major rating category. This breakdown is provided by BlackRock and takes the median rating of the three agencies when all three agencies rate a security the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and one rating if that is all that is provided. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. Below investment-grade is represented by a rating of BB and below. Ratings and portfolio credit quality may change over time.

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. Certain transactions the funds may utilize may give rise to a form of leverage through either (a) additional market exposure or (b) borrowing capital in an attempt to increase investment return. The use of such transactions includes certain leverage-related risks, including potential for higher volatility, greater decline of the fund’s net asset value and fluctuations of dividends and distributions paid by the fund.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income and Head of the Global Allocation Team

    

Bob Miller
Head of U.S. Multi-Sector Fixed Income

  

David Rogal
Managing Director

 

 

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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