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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
-1.36 1.17 2.05 3.60 4.88
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc U.S. Aggregate Index.<br /><br /> 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. -1.22 1.31 2.16 3.77 5.07
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Intermediate-Term Bond -1.06 1.65 2.14 4.21 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 585/1039 615/902 438/796 432/577 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 3 3 3 3 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Core Bond Funds -1.23 1.44 2.04 3.99 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 266/522 298/461 205/400 224/306 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 3 3 3 3 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
-1.65 -0.60 0.06 -1.36 3.56 10.66 42.43 232.75
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc U.S. Aggregate Index.<br /><br /> 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. -1.60 -0.64 0.02 -1.22 3.99 11.28 44.82 247.31
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Intermediate-Term Bond -1.37 -0.47 0.20 -1.06 5.03 11.17 51.04 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Core Bond Funds -1.58 -0.53 0.12 -1.23 4.41 10.65 48.36 -
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.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Dec 07, 2018 $1,092.5 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Dec 07, 2018 $1,371.0 M
Share Class launch date Feb 02, 2010
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Intermediate-Term Bond
Lipper Classification Core Bond Funds
Benchmark Index BBG Barc U.S. Aggregate Index
CUSIP 066922105
Number of Holdings as of Oct 31, 2018 3,711
Max Offer Price as of Dec 07, 2018 $9.78
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Nov 30, 2018 345%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

R-Squared (3y) as of Nov 30, 2018 99.70
Beta (3y) as of Nov 30, 2018 1.00
Average Coupon as of Oct 31, 2018 3.15%
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2016 3.05%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Nov 30, 2016 -3.24%
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

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 Oct 31, 2018 out of 445, 5,801, 450, 257 and 450 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Core Bond Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
UNITED STATES TREASURY 37.99
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION 13.69
GOVERNMENT NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION II 7.59
FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION -GOLD 5.19
FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION 2.19
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 0.56
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 0.53
KFW 0.51
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC/THE 0.48
EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 0.45

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2018

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Allocations subject to change.
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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

James Mauro
James Mauro
Scott Radell
Scott Radell
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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