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PERFORMANCE



The Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.



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, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
4.36 3.55 4.66 4.75 4.54
Market Price (%)   4.29 3.55 4.55 4.71 4.53
Benchmark (%)   4.37 3.66 4.85 4.93 4.74
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   3.35 2.52 3.49 3.36 3.18
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   2.45 2.32 3.16 3.16 3.01
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
3.96 0.05 2.06 3.96 4.36 11.05 25.58 59.07 61.40
Market Price (%)   3.73 -0.07 1.92 3.73 - - - - 61.23
Benchmark (%)   3.93 0.05 2.04 3.93 4.37 11.40 26.74 61.87 64.76
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   3.54 -0.03 1.81 3.54 3.35 7.74 18.72 39.17 40.10
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   2.24 0.03 1.16 2.24 2.45 7.12 16.84 36.55 37.66
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   5.13 6.28 7.58 4.04 -2.15
Market Price (%)   3.06 6.35 7.79 3.73 -1.97
Benchmark (%)   5.93 6.54 7.84 4.21 -2.02


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.
Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Jul 1, 2014 Jul 8, 2014 Jul 3, 2014 $0.195572 - - - -
Jun 2, 2014 Jun 6, 2014 Jun 4, 2014 $0.207042 - - - -
May 1, 2014 May 7, 2014 May 5, 2014 $0.198353 - - - -
Apr 1, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 $0.204920 - - - -
Mar 3, 2014 Mar 7, 2014 Mar 5, 2014 $0.200028 - - - -
Feb 3, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 Feb 5, 2014 $0.205696 - - - -
Dec 26, 2013 Jan 2, 2014 Dec 30, 2013 $0.210241 $0.210241 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 2, 2013 Dec 6, 2013 Dec 4, 2013 $0.202583 $0.191376 $0.000000 $0.011207 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 Nov 5, 2013 $0.190203 $0.190203 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2013 Oct 7, 2013 Oct 3, 2013 $0.190762 $0.190762 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 3, 2013 Sep 9, 2013 Sep 5, 2013 $0.198158 $0.198158 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2013 Aug 7, 2013 Aug 5, 2013 $0.204552 $0.204552 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2013 Jul 8, 2013 Jul 3, 2013 $0.197576 $0.197576 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 3, 2013 Jun 7, 2013 Jun 5, 2013 $0.195217 $0.195217 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2013 May 7, 2013 May 3, 2013 $0.201559 $0.201559 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2013 Apr 5, 2013 Apr 3, 2013 $0.260307 $0.260307 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2013 Mar 7, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 $0.209487 $0.209487 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2013 Feb 7, 2013 Feb 5, 2013 $0.211452 $0.211452 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 26, 2012 Jan 2, 2013 Dec 28, 2012 $0.230276 $0.230276 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 3, 2012 Dec 7, 2012 Dec 5, 2012 $0.666458 $0.222318 $0.404356 $0.039784 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2012 Nov 7, 2012 Nov 5, 2012 $0.242621 $0.242621 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2012 Oct 5, 2012 Oct 3, 2012 $0.206952 $0.206952 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 4, 2012 Sep 10, 2012 Sep 6, 2012 $0.218538 $0.218538 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2012 Aug 7, 2012 Aug 3, 2012 $0.220091 $0.220091 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 2, 2012 Jul 9, 2012 Jul 5, 2012 $0.223237 $0.223237 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2012 Jun 7, 2012 Jun 5, 2012 $0.238374 $0.238374 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2012 May 7, 2012 May 3, 2012 $0.230413 $0.230413 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 2, 2012 Apr 9, 2012 Apr 4, 2012 $0.243229 $0.243229 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2012 Mar 7, 2012 Mar 5, 2012 $0.276639 $0.276639 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2012 Feb 7, 2012 Feb 3, 2012 $0.274958 $0.274958 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 27, 2011 Jan 4, 2012 Dec 29, 2011 $0.027711 $0.027711 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2011 Dec 7, 2011 Dec 5, 2011 $0.578108 $0.242417 $0.251955 $0.083736 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2011 Nov 7, 2011 Nov 3, 2011 $0.286568 $0.286568 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 3, 2011 Oct 7, 2011 Oct 5, 2011 $0.219407 $0.219407 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2011 Sep 8, 2011 Sep 6, 2011 $0.232090 $0.232090 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2011 Aug 5, 2011 Aug 3, 2011 $0.299977 $0.299977 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2011 Jul 8, 2011 Jul 6, 2011 $0.303546 $0.303546 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2011 Jun 7, 2011 Jun 3, 2011 $0.312709 $0.312709 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 2, 2011 May 6, 2011 May 4, 2011 $0.316093 $0.316093 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2011 Apr 7, 2011 Apr 5, 2011 $0.313326 $0.313326 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2011 Mar 7, 2011 Mar 3, 2011 $0.284970 $0.284970 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2011 Feb 7, 2011 Feb 3, 2011 $0.316147 $0.316147 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 28, 2010 Jan 4, 2011 Dec 30, 2010 $0.343921 $0.343921 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2010 Dec 7, 2010 Dec 3, 2010 $0.552859 $0.290864 $0.202675 $0.059320 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2010 Nov 5, 2010 Nov 3, 2010 $0.275561 $0.275561 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2010 Oct 7, 2010 Oct 5, 2010 $0.264504 $0.264504 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2010 Sep 8, 2010 Sep 3, 2010 $0.298481 $0.298481 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 2, 2010 Aug 6, 2010 Aug 4, 2010 $0.293510 $0.293510 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2010 Jul 8, 2010 Jul 6, 2010 $0.314451 $0.314451 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2010 Jun 7, 2010 Jun 3, 2010 $0.323604 $0.323604 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 3, 2010 May 7, 2010 May 5, 2010 $0.311557 $0.311557 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2010 Apr 8, 2010 Apr 6, 2010 $0.321030 $0.321030 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2010 Mar 5, 2010 Mar 3, 2010 $0.323022 $0.323022 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2010 Feb 5, 2010 Feb 3, 2010 $0.327130 $0.327130 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 29, 2009 Jan 5, 2010 Dec 31, 2009 $0.301642 $0.301642 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2009 Dec 7, 2009 Dec 3, 2009 $0.352610 $0.352610 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 2, 2009 Nov 6, 2009 Nov 4, 2009 $0.323730 $0.323730 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2009 Oct 7, 2009 Oct 5, 2009 $0.341950 $0.341950 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2009 Sep 8, 2009 Sep 3, 2009 $0.332111 $0.332111 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 3, 2009 Aug 7, 2009 Aug 5, 2009 $0.334316 $0.334316 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2009 Jul 8, 2009 Jul 6, 2009 $0.342364 $0.342364 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2009 Jun 5, 2009 Jun 3, 2009 $0.308282 $0.308282 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2009 May 7, 2009 May 5, 2009 $0.329387 $0.329387 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2009 Apr 7, 2009 Apr 3, 2009 $0.350977 $0.350977 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 2, 2009 Mar 6, 2009 Mar 4, 2009 $0.327000 $0.327000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 2, 2009 Feb 6, 2009 Feb 4, 2009 $0.365791 $0.365791 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 29, 2008 Jan 2, 2009 Dec 31, 2008 $0.376068 $0.376068 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2008 Dec 5, 2008 Dec 3, 2008 $0.402500 $0.402500 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 3, 2008 Nov 7, 2008 Nov 5, 2008 $0.400000 $0.400000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2008 Oct 7, 2008 Oct 3, 2008 $0.390000 $0.390000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 2, 2008 Sep 8, 2008 Sep 4, 2008 $0.393784 $0.393784 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2008 Aug 7, 2008 Aug 5, 2008 $0.402361 $0.402361 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2008 Jul 8, 2008 Jul 3, 2008 $0.383599 $0.383599 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 2, 2008 Jun 6, 2008 Jun 4, 2008 $0.394238 $0.394238 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2008 May 7, 2008 May 5, 2008 $0.326376 $0.326376 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2008 Apr 7, 2008 Apr 3, 2008 $0.415072 $0.415072 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 3, 2008 Mar 7, 2008 Mar 5, 2008 $0.382706 $0.382706 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2008 Feb 7, 2008 Feb 5, 2008 $0.414705 $0.414705 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 27, 2007 Jan 3, 2008 Dec 31, 2007 $0.408675 $0.408675 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 3, 2007 Dec 7, 2007 Dec 5, 2007 $0.406545 $0.406545 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2007 Nov 7, 2007 Nov 5, 2007 $0.417433 $0.417433 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2007 Oct 5, 2007 Oct 3, 2007 $0.414227 $0.414227 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 4, 2007 Sep 10, 2007 Sep 6, 2007 $0.429252 $0.429252 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2007 Aug 7, 2007 Aug 3, 2007 $0.431144 $0.431144 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 2, 2007 Jul 9, 2007 Jul 5, 2007 $0.420578 $0.420578 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2007 Jun 7, 2007 Jun 5, 2007 $0.428108 $0.428108 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2007 May 7, 2007 May 3, 2007 $0.382248 $0.382248 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 2, 2007 Apr 9, 2007 Apr 4, 2007 $0.389336 $0.389336 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2007 Mar 7, 2007 Mar 5, 2007 $0.393854 $0.393854 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2007 Feb 7, 2007 Feb 5, 2007 $0.393365 $0.393365 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 27, 2006 Jan 5, 2007 Dec 29, 2006 $0.368532 $0.368532 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2006 Dec 7, 2006 Dec 5, 2006 $0.398084 $0.398084 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2006 Nov 7, 2006 Nov 3, 2006 $0.421902 $0.421902 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 2, 2006 Oct 6, 2006 Oct 4, 2006 $0.414240 $0.414240 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2006 Sep 8, 2006 Sep 6, 2006 $0.393378 $0.393378 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2006 Aug 7, 2006 Aug 3, 2006 $0.408757 $0.408757 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 3, 2006 Jul 10, 2006 Jul 6, 2006 $0.387708 $0.387708 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2006 Jun 7, 2006 Jun 5, 2006 $0.382781 $0.382781 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 1, 2006 May 5, 2006 May 3, 2006 $0.374656 $0.374656 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 3, 2006 Apr 7, 2006 Apr 5, 2006 $0.382825 $0.382825 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2006 Mar 7, 2006 Mar 3, 2006 $0.372912 $0.372912 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2006 Feb 7, 2006 Feb 3, 2006 $0.370708 $0.370708 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 28, 2005 Jan 6, 2006 Dec 30, 2005 $0.383771 $0.383771 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2005 Dec 7, 2005 Dec 5, 2005 $0.378660 $0.378660 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2005 Nov 7, 2005 Nov 3, 2005 $0.363955 $0.363955 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 3, 2005 Oct 7, 2005 Oct 5, 2005 $0.336500 $0.336529 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2005 Sep 8, 2005 Sep 6, 2005 $0.340200 $0.340223 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 1, 2005 Aug 5, 2005 Aug 3, 2005 $0.331000 $0.331035 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2005 Jul 8, 2005 Jul 6, 2005 $0.332900 $0.332881 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2005 Jun 7, 2005 Jun 3, 2005 $0.347900 $0.347899 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 2, 2005 May 6, 2005 May 4, 2005 $0.333600 $0.333633 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2005 Apr 7, 2005 Apr 5, 2005 $0.343500 $0.343473 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2005 Mar 7, 2005 Mar 3, 2005 $0.287400 $0.287418 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 1, 2005 Feb 7, 2005 Feb 3, 2005 $0.309400 $0.309406 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 31, 2004 Jan 6, 2005 Jan 4, 2005 $0.304000 $0.304032 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2004 Dec 7, 2004 Dec 3, 2004 $0.307800 $0.307797 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 1, 2004 Nov 5, 2004 Nov 3, 2004 $0.279000 $0.279010 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Oct 1, 2004 Oct 7, 2004 Oct 5, 2004 $0.317100 $0.317128 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Sep 1, 2004 Sep 8, 2004 Sep 3, 2004 $0.318100 $0.318137 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 2, 2004 Aug 6, 2004 Aug 4, 2004 $0.322300 $0.322295 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jul 1, 2004 Jul 8, 2004 Jul 6, 2004 $0.317400 $0.317375 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 1, 2004 Jun 7, 2004 Jun 3, 2004 $0.316600 $0.316551 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
May 3, 2004 May 7, 2004 May 5, 2004 $0.269900 $0.269941 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Apr 1, 2004 Apr 7, 2004 Apr 5, 2004 $0.259600 $0.259590 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Mar 1, 2004 Mar 5, 2004 Mar 3, 2004 $0.246200 $0.246182 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Feb 2, 2004 Feb 6, 2004 Feb 4, 2004 $0.277700 $0.277719 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 31, 2003 Jan 12, 2004 Jan 5, 2004 $0.290900 $0.290900 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 1, 2003 Dec 10, 2003 Dec 3, 2003 $0.271800 $0.271800 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Nov 3, 2003 Nov 12, 2003 Nov 5, 2003 $0.358600 $0.358600 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



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, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
Greatest Premium  

Apr 16, 2014

0.19%
Greatest Discount  

Apr 10, 2014

-0.03%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 63
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 100.00%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   54
NAV   3
Discount   6

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

57

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

6

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 29-Jul-2014

Issuer Weight (%)

as of 29-Jul-2014

Holding ISIN SEDOL Weight (%) Market Value Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Price YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%)
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01F040685

MBS PASSTHROUGH

- - 2.24 $398,545,699 4.00 - - 105.59 - - -
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TREASURY NOTE

Treasuries

US912828SM34 B7ZN2G2 2.07 $367,369,515 1.00 Mar 31, 2017 2.62 100.34 0.87 - 0.87
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TREASURY NOTE

Treasuries

US912828C814 BLT2LV1 1.75 $311,728,566 0.38 Apr 30, 2016 1.75 99.91 0.42 - 0.42
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TREASURY BOND

Treasuries

US912810DX38 2924904 1.70 $302,597,235 7.50 Nov 15, 2016 2.13 115.57 0.66 - 0.66
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TREASURY NOTE

Treasuries

US912828SY71 B82QXX5 1.59 $281,743,577 0.63 May 31, 2017 2.80 99.09 0.95 - 0.95
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TREASURY NOTE

Treasuries

US912828QF01 B5N2M01 1.57 $279,012,784 2.00 Apr 30, 2016 1.73 102.72 0.44 - 0.44
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TREASURY NOTE

Treasuries

US912828MP29 B3PPMT3 1.51 $268,846,782 3.63 Feb 15, 2020 4.98 109.66 1.79 - 1.79
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TREASURY NOTE

Treasuries

US912828WD88 BG3KW24 1.33 $235,531,930 1.25 Oct 31, 2018 4.11 98.86 1.53 - 1.53
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TREASURY NOTE

Treasuries

US912828RH57 B50PRM0 1.13 $200,747,788 1.38 Sep 30, 2018 4.02 99.49 1.50 - 1.50
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01F032682

MBS PASSTHROUGH

- - 1.07 $189,584,000 3.50 - - 102.50 - - -
Most transactions in fixed-rate mortgage pass-through securities occur through the use of "to-be-announced" or "TBA" transactions. The Fund regularly enters into TBA agreements. The Fund invests cash pending settlement of any TBA transactions in money market instruments, repurchase agreements or other high-quality, liquid short-term instruments, including money market funds advised by BFA, which are not included in the holdings shown.

Name ISIN SEDOL Sector Weight (%) Market Value Coupon (%) Maturity Duration Price YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%)
Most transactions in fixed-rate mortgage pass-through securities occur through the use of "to-be-announced" or "TBA" transactions. The Fund regularly enters into TBA agreements. The Fund invests cash pending settlement of any TBA transactions in money market instruments, repurchase agreements or other high-quality, liquid short-term instruments, including money market funds advised by BFA, which are not included in the holdings shown.

Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 29-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

Treasuries

36.71%

MBS PASSTHROUGH

26.79%

Industrial

13.28%

Financial Institutions

6.79%

Agencies

5.75%

CMBS

2.07%

Other/Undefined

2.05%

Utility

1.74%

Sovereign

1.50%

Supranational

1.40%

LOCAL AUTHORITIES

1.33%

Financial

0.53%

Telecommunication Services

0.04%

Financials

0.03%

Industrials

0.01%

Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels

0.01%

Diversified Capital Goods

0.00%

Specialty Retail

0.00%

Integrated Energy

0.00%

as of 29-Jul-2014

  • 36
  • 29
  • 21
  • 14
  • 07
  • 0

2.41

35.69

18.30

2.66

2.83

4.51

19.52

  • 0 - 1 Year

  • 1 - 5 Years

  • 5 - 10 Years

  • 10 - 15 Years

  • 15 - 20 Years

  • 20 - 25 Years

  • 25+ Years

as of 29-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

AAA/Aaa

2.77%

57.05%

AA+/Aa1

54.83%

0.63%

AA/Aa2

1.03%

1.35%

AA-/Aa3

1.86%

1.70%

A+/A1

2.15%

2.56%

A/A2

4.29%

3.28%

A-/A3

4.70%

4.01%

BBB+/Baa1

3.82%

4.01%

BBB/Baa2

3.76%

5.42%

BBB-/Baa3

2.61%

2.38%

BB+/Ba1

0.27%

0.05%

BB/Ba2

0.03%

0.02%

BB-/Ba3

-

-

B+/B1

-

-

B/B2

0.01%

0.01%

B-/B3

-

-

CCC+/Caa1

-

-

CCC/Caa2

-

-

CCC-/Caa3

-

-

CC/Ca

-

-

C

-

-

CI

-

-

R

-

-

SD

-

-

D

-

-

NR

0.70%

0.89%

Other

17.16%

16.64%

Cash

-

-

Govt/Cash

-

-

  • S&P

  • Moody's

Ratings are measured on a scale that generally ranges from AAA (S&P highest) or Aaa (Moody's highest) to D (S&P lowest) or C (Moody's lowest). "R" applies to securities where the issuing company is under regulatory supervision due to its financial situation. "SD" applies to securities where the issuing company has selectively defaulted on some obligations. “NR” applies to securities that are not rated. "Other" includes dividends booked but not yet received and, if applicable, short-term fixed income securities.
Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 30-Jul-2014

$17,724,817,108
Inception Date Sep 22, 2003
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Fixed Income
Benchmark Index Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index
Index Ticker LBUSTRUU

Fund Credit Rating - S&P   Af

Shares Outstanding 162,700,000
Number of Holdings

as of 29-Jul-2014

2,613
CUSIP 464287226
Price  

as of 30-Jul-2014

109.07
20 Day Avg. Volume   170,934
Premium/Discount  

as of 30-Jul-2014

0.13%
Options Available Yes

FEES as of 03-Jun
Expense Ratio   0.09%
Fee Waiver   0.01%
Expense Ratio (including waivers) 0.08%

For more information on S&P fund credit ratings, please click here.

NAIC Designated (Schedule D Eligible)

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jun-2014

-0.02
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 30-Jun-2014

2.81%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 29-Jul-2014

2.19%
Distribution Yield  

as of 29-Jul-2014

2.18%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 29-Jul-2014

2.01%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 29-Jul-2014

3.48%
Weighted Average Life  

as of 29-Jul-2014

7.21 yrs
Effective Duration  

as of 29-Jul-2014

5.22 yrs
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 29-Jul-2014

2.15%
Option Adjusted Spread  

as of 29-Jul-2014

35 bps

% Stock 0.00%
% Bond 85.69%
% Cash   0.00%
% Other  

as of 29-Jul-2014

14.31%

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Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Fixed income risks include interest-rate and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in bond values. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the bond issuer will not be able to make principal and interest payments.

Non-investment-grade debt securities (high-yield/junk bonds) may be subject to greater market fluctuations, risk of default or loss of income and principal than higher-rated securities.

An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency and its return and yield will fluctuate with market conditions.

International investing involves risks, including risks related to foreign currency, limited liquidity, less government regulation and the possibility of substantial volatility due to adverse political, economic or other developments. These risks often are heightened for investments in emerging/developing markets or in concentrations of single countries.

Performance shown reflects fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements by the investment advisor to the fund for some or all of the periods shown. Performance would have been lower without such waivers.

Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Market returns are based upon the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 p.m. eastern time (when NAV is normally determined for most ETFs), and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times.

Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown. The after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts.

Certain sectors and markets perform exceptionally well based on current market conditions and iShares Funds can benefit from that performance. Achieving such exceptional returns involves the risk of volatility and investors should not expect that such results will be repeated.

Understanding Investments in the Mortgage Market: TBAs and Cash Collateral: TBA (To Be Announced) contracts are standardized contracts for future delivery, in which the exact mortgage pools to be delivered are not specified until a few days prior to settlement. These forward contracts typically represent the most liquid portion of the mortgage market. They are derived from new mortgage pools with specific delivery dates and coupons but without specific pool numbers and number of pools. These forward contracts are fully collateralized. The collateral may be invested in short term instruments. The extent of a portfolio's investment in such short term instruments would be proportionate to its investment in TBAs.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Copies of this document may be obtained from your broker, from any exchange on which options are traded or by contacting The Options Clearing Corporation, One North Wacker Dr., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60606 (1-888-678-4667). The document contains information on options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. The document discusses exchange traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation and is intended for educational purposes. No statement in the document should be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell a security or to provide investment advice. If you need further information, please feel free to call the Options Industry Council Helpline. They will be able to provide you with balanced options education and tools to assist you with your iShares options questions and trading. The Options Industry Council Helpline phone number is 1-888-Options (1-888-678-4667) and their website is www.888options.com.

The Funds are distributed by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates, “BlackRock”).

The iShares Funds are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Inc., European Public Real Estate Association ("EPRA®"), FTSE International Limited ("FTSE"), India Index Services & Products Limited, JPMorgan Chase & Co., MSCI Inc., Markit Indices Limited, Morningstar, Inc., The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”), New York Stock Exchange, Inc., Russell Investment Group or S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, nor are they sponsored, endorsed or issued by Barclays Capital Inc. None of these companies make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the Funds. BlackRock is not affiliated with the companies listed above. Index data related to the underlying indexes is provided by the respective companies above.

Neither FTSE nor NAREIT makes any warranty regarding the FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index, FTSE NAREIT Residential Plus Capped Index, FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Capped Index or FTSE NAREIT All Mortgage Capped Index; all rights vest in NAREIT. Neither FTSE nor NAREIT makes any warranty regarding the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Real Estate ex-US Index, FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Europe Index, FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global REIT Index or FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia Index; all rights vest in FTSE, NAREIT and EPRA. All rights in the FTSE Developed Small Cap ex-North America Index vest in FTSE. "FTSE®" is a trademark of London Stock Exchange Group companies and is used by FTSE under license.

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