Fact sheet: BlackRock GF $Hi YdBd

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF US Dollar High Yield Bond D2RF USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Jeff Gary
since 02/10/2006
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income securities denominated in US dollars. At least 70% of the Fund’s total assets will include investments with a relatively low credit rating or which are unrated.
Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays US Corp High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index
Investment style
High Yield
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Quick stats

1 Year return

10.08 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/49

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD High Yield

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 3.6 b

FE Risk score

41

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    74.9%
  • Canada
    6.15%
  • Money Market
    4.36%
  • UK
    2.31%
  • France
    1.74%
  • Industrials
    85.54%
  • Financials
    7.36%
  • Money Market
    4.36%
  • Utilities
    1.48%
  • Equities
    0.78%
  • US Fixed Interest
    94.51%
  • Money Market
    4.36%
  • US Equities
    0.78%
  • US Government Fixed Interest
    0.34%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.03 %4.55 %10.08 %13.15 %30.69 %
Sector0.68 %2.53 %7 %10.27 %24.26 %
Rank within sector22 / 584 / 584 / 4915 / 397 / 29
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.49 %13.87 %-4.42 %2.21 %7.7 %
Sector3.87 %12.74 %-3.11 %0.67 %6.23 %
Rank within sector4 / 5617 / 4829 / 4213 / 367 / 33
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.47
Beta1.13
Sharpe0.04
Volatility5.85
Tracking error1.73
Information ratio0.46
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high33.3
52 week low30.15
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price33.3

Holdings by region

  • 74.9% USA
  • 6.15% Canada
  • 4.36% Money Market
  • 2.31% UK
  • 1.74% France
  • 1.74% Netherlands
  • 1.7% Italy
  • 1.44% Ireland
  • 1.37% Luxembourg
  • 0.73% Spain

Holdings by sector

  • 85.54% Industrials
  • 7.36% Financials
  • 4.36% Money Market
  • 1.48% Utilities
  • 0.78% Equities
  • 0.34% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.13% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities

Holdings by asset type

  • 94.51% US Fixed Interest
  • 4.36% Money Market
  • 0.78% US Equities
  • 0.34% US Government Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.4% CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP 8% BDS 01/10/20 USD1000
  • 1.03% CONSOL ENERGY INC 5.875 04/15/2022
  • 1.01% CCO HLDGS LLC/CAP CORP 5.125% BDS 01/05/27 USD1000 144A
  • 1% CLEAR CHANNEL WORLDWIDE HLDGS INC 6.5% BDS 15/11/22 USD1000 A 144A
  • 0.93% THE STARS GROUP INC 0 12/31/2049
  • 0.82% BLACKSTONE CQP HOLDCO LP 144A 6.5 03/20/2021
  • 0.8% ALLY FINANCIAL INC 8% SNR GTD NTS 01/11/31 USD1000
  • 0.8% PRIME SEC SVCS BRW LLC / FIN INC 9.25% BDS 15/05/23 USD2000
  • 0.76% SFR GROUP SA 144A 7.375 05/01/2026
  • 0.74% FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC 2.375% BDS 15/03/18 USD1000 REG S