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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$8.35

$38.8 M

1.36%

$0.11

0.25%

Vitals

YTD Return

-0.4%

1 yr return

-1.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

3.0%

5 Yr Avg Return

1.9%

Net Assets

$38.8 M

Holdings in Top 10

38.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.4
$8.35
$8.64

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 57.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Short-Term Bond


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$8.35

$38.8 M

1.36%

$0.11

0.25%

BIFJX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Short Duration Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    May 02, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Ruta Ziverte

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 90% of its total assets in the following: (a) U.S. dollar-denominated corporate debt securities (domestic or foreign) with long-term ratings of "A -" or better, or an equivalent rating; (b) obligations of or guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies or instrumentalities; (c) collateralized obligations and (d) commercial paper obligations rated within the highest grade by one of the Rating Organizations.


BIFJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BIFJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.4% -33.6% 0.6% 5.84%
1 Yr -1.4% -3.3% 7.2% 92.36%
3 Yr 3.0%* -0.1% 9.0% 40.14%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.2% 6.7% 72.01%
10 Yr 2.0%* 0.1% 4.6% 44.19%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BIFJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -3.1% -15.4% 94.2% 95.34%
2020 1.5% -23.0% 206.3% 57.73%
2019 N/A -74.0% 9.3% N/A
2018 N/A -50.6% 1.0% N/A
2017 N/A -2.6% 9.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BIFJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.4% -33.6% 0.6% 11.36%
1 Yr -1.4% -7.7% 7.2% 75.61%
3 Yr 3.0%* -1.1% 9.0% 36.05%
5 Yr 1.9%* -0.5% 6.7% 65.75%
10 Yr 2.0%* 0.0% 4.6% 41.63%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BIFJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -3.1% -15.4% 94.4% 95.17%
2020 1.5% -23.0% 206.3% 57.73%
2019 N/A -74.0% 9.3% N/A
2018 N/A -5.0% 6.5% N/A
2017 N/A -2.6% 20.5% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


BIFJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BIFJX Category Low Category High BIFJX % Rank
Net Assets 38.8 M 1.24 M 78.1 B 92.96%
Number of Holdings 117 2 4960 84.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.02 M 7.78 K 12 B 98.56%
Weighting of Top 10 37.99% 2.4% 100.0% 20.55%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 7.56%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 7.34%
  3. Fnma Pass-Thru I 4% 5.42%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 0.32% 5.33%
  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 4% 5.05%
  6. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 4.91%
  7. Federal National Mortgage Association 5.5% 4.90%
  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 4.46%
  9. United States Treasury Bonds 3.88% 4.37%
  10. Federal National Mortgage Association 5.5% 4.19%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BIFJX % Rank
Bonds
89.54% 0.00% 138.65% 74.96%
Convertible Bonds
5.73% 0.00% 23.67% 7.52%
Cash
4.72% -48.14% 44.84% 43.84%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 97.29% 59.65%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 24.02% 59.04%
Other
0.00% -1.48% 22.16% 50.08%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BIFJX % Rank
Securitized
42.73% 0.00% 98.81% 18.24%
Corporate
35.86% 0.00% 100.00% 59.52%
Derivative
10.23% 0.00% 20.94% 3.36%
Government
7.51% 0.00% 78.31% 73.12%
Cash & Equivalents
3.67% 0.00% 69.86% 56.48%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 90.22% 76.32%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BIFJX % Rank
US
81.38% -6.12% 116.12% 33.92%
Non US
8.16% 0.00% 98.12% 80.48%

BIFJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BIFJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.02% 2.48% 91.79%
Management Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.19% 25.40%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

BIFJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

BIFJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

BIFJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 57.00% 0.00% 496.37% 38.15%

BIFJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BIFJX Category Low Category High BIFJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.36% 0.00% 1.43% 48.65%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BIFJX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BIFJX Category Low Category High BIFJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.55% -1.27% 65.00% 39.25%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BIFJX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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BIFJX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Ruta Ziverte


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2020

1.67

1.7%

Ruta Ziverte, a Partner of William Blair Investment Management, LLC, has co‑managed the Bond Fund since 2021, has co‑managed the Income Fund since 2020, and managed the Low Duration Fund since 2021. Ms. Ziverte oversees the fixed income team at William Blair. She was responsible for developing and executing our fixed-income growth strategy (in conjunction with other members of the team), team leadership, and select portfolio management. Before joining William Blair in 2019, Ruta worked at Oppenheimer Funds, where she was the portfolio manager for the Global High Yield Fund and co-portfolio manager for the Global Strategic Income Fund. She also led a team of fixed-income credit analysts. Before joining Oppenheimer Funds in 2015, Ruta worked at GE Asset Management, where she most recently served as executive managing director and high-yield portfolio manager. Previously at GE, Ruta was a team leader and senior analyst, co-managing a leveraged finance research team, and was responsible for developing and implementing the firm's credit processes and procedures. Earlier in her career, Ruta was a credit analyst with Citigroup/Travelers Life and Annuity. She also worked at Phoenix Investment Partners. Ruta received a B.S. Finance from the University of Latvia and an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Vesta Marks


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 10, 2021

0.14

0.1%

Vesta Marks, CFA, an Associate of William Blair Investment Management, LLC, most recently was a portfolio manager and Managing Director of Fixed Income and Risk Management at Tortoise Capital Advisors. Before joining Tortoise in 2019, he served as Executive Director and Portfolio Manager at Palmer Square Capital Management LLC from 2015 to 2018. Prior to Palmer Square, Vesta was a Portfolio Manager at Semper Capital Management from 2007 to 2014. Vesta joined Semper Capital Management in 2003. Mr. Vesta is a member of the CFA Institute. He is also a member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association. Education: Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Vesta has many years of experience in the financial services industry, primarily focused on the analysis and portfolio management of securitized debt instruments. Vesta has primary responsibility for asset-backed and commercial mortgage-backed analysis and trading as well as responsibility for analysis and trading of short duration securities, non-agenc and agency RMBS. He also served as a portfolio analyst at Earnest Partners, modeling and analyzing portfolios of small business loans, GNMA project loans and RMBS. In addition, he formerly worked as a sell-side analyst at Independent Banker's Bank of Florida, where he analyzed banks' securities portfolios, worked with ALM committees, and assessed the valuation and risks of loan portfolios.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 28.35 5.87 2.0