Fact sheet: BlackRock Corporate Bond

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Corporate Bond D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Paul Shuttleworth
since 01/11/2010
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income. The Fund invests principally in fixed income securities and money-market instruments which are issued by companies, governments, government agencies and supranationals. The Fund will invest in the full range of fixed income securities and moneymarket instruments which may include investments with a relatively low credit rating or which are unrated. The Fund can use derivatives as part of its investment strategy. This can increase the overall risk profile of the Fund.
Benchmark
BoA ML Sterling Corporate(net)
Investment style
Strategic Investment
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

10.21 %

1 Year rank in sector

34/89

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

2.88

Fund size

£ 531.1 m

FE Risk score

28

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    65.38%
  • USA
    12.99%
  • Germany
    9.29%
  • Switzerland
    3.97%
  • France
    2.74%
  • Industrials
    32.5%
  • Financials
    25.44%
  • Utilities
    15.02%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    11.01%
  • Government Bonds
    10.8%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    99.89%
  • Money Market
    0.11%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.1 %6.08 %10.21 %21.94 %43.98 %
Sector1.05 %5.47 %9.31 %19.31 %34.96 %
Rank within sector50 / 9632 / 9434 / 8926 / 8315 / 69
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.95 %9.63 %1.5 %9.86 %1.64 %
Sector3.45 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector28 / 9437 / 873 / 8550 / 8223 / 76
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.49
Beta0.88
Sharpe0.67
Volatility4.79
Tracking error1.04
Information ratio0.78
R-Squared0.97

Price movement

52 week high331.3
52 week low300.9
Current bid price331.3
Current offer price333.1
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 65.38% UK
  • 12.99% USA
  • 9.29% Germany
  • 3.97% Switzerland
  • 2.74% France
  • 1.44% Italy
  • 1.36% Australia
  • 1.32% Spain
  • 0.84% Jersey
  • 0.54% Ireland

Holdings by sector

  • 32.5% Industrials
  • 25.44% Financials
  • 15.02% Utilities
  • 11.01% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 10.8% Government Bonds
  • 4.09% Government Agency Bonds
  • 1.03% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 0.11% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.89% Global Fixed Interest
  • 0.11% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.26% TREASURY 4.75% GILT 07/12/30 GBP
  • 3.02% TREASURY 2.25% GILT 07/09/23 GBP
  • 2.92% VOLKSWAGEN FINANCIAL SERVICES N.V. MTN REGS 2.25 04/12/2025
  • 2.9% TREASURY 2% GILT 07/09/25 GBP0.01
  • 2.36% WELLS FARGO & CO 2.125% NTS 20/12/23 GBP100000
  • 2.21% KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 6% BDS 7/12/2028 GBP1000
  • 2.18% BAA FUNDING LTD MTN REGS 5.225 02/15/2023
  • 2.14% BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC REGS 9.375 05/15/2021
  • 2% NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK 6.5% NOTES 7/9/2021 GBP(VAR)
  • 1.85% BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLC REGS 5.75 12/07/2028