BIGCX: BlackRock US Government Bond Inv C

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BIGCX BlackRock US Government Bond Inv C


Profile

BIGCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $637 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.70
$10.14
$10.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.30%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 837.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    BlackRock U.S. Government Bond Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    BlackRock
  • Inception Date
    Oct 08, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Matthew Kraeger

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds that are issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies. It invests primarily in the highest rated government and agency bonds and maintains an average portfolio duration that is within ±20% of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. government/Mortgage Index. The fund may also invest up to 5% of its assets in dollar-denominated investment grade securities that are rated below the highest rating category at the time of purchase.


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Fund Company Quick Screens

BIGCX - Fund Company Quick Screens


Performance

BIGCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BIGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.2% -0.1% 2.3% 44.55%
1 Yr 5.0% 0.0% 7.0% 26.87%
3 Yr N/A* -1.1% 3.4% 13.76%
5 Yr N/A* -1.7% 2.5% 15.70%
10 Yr N/A* -2.1% 3.5% 12.86%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BIGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.0% -0.4% 4.9% 15.00%
2018 N/A -3.4% -0.7% N/A
2017 N/A -2.3% 0.9% N/A
2016 N/A -3.3% 1.4% N/A
2015 N/A -4.5% 0.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BIGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.2% -0.1% 2.3% 44.55%
1 Yr 5.0% 0.0% 7.0% 26.37%
3 Yr N/A* -1.0% 3.4% 17.46%
5 Yr N/A* -1.7% 2.6% 20.93%
10 Yr N/A* -2.1% 3.5% 27.86%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BIGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.0% -0.2% 4.9% 16.00%
2018 N/A -3.4% 3.0% N/A
2017 N/A -2.0% 2.8% N/A
2016 N/A -3.3% 1.5% N/A
2015 N/A -4.5% 2.0% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BIGCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BIGCX Category Low Category High BIGCX % Rank
Net Assets 637 M 1.43 M 24.7 B 55.45%
Number of Holdings 906 2 15659 9.41%
Net Assets in Top 10 257 M 0 6.43 B 37.62%
Weighting of Top 10 40.73% 0.0% 177.9% 31.19%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.5% 8.62%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 4.62%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 2% 4.16%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 4.14%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 4.02%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 3.94%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 2.5% 3.12%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 2.95%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 2% 2.63%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 2.53%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BIGCX % Rank
Bonds
128.30% 0.00% 141.12% 7.43%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.41% 24.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 23.76%
Other
0.00% -37.46% 19.19% 26.73%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 28.22%
Cash
-28.29% -43.12% 100.00% 91.58%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BIGCX % Rank
Securitized
46.49% 0.00% 118.57% 61.88%
Government
45.44% 0.00% 100.00% 33.66%
Cash & Equivalents
8.02% -28.81% 100.00% 32.67%
Derivative
0.04% -0.01% 10.53% 11.88%
Corporate
0.01% 0.00% 4.75% 30.20%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 14.98% 41.58%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BIGCX % Rank
US
127.71% 0.00% 139.33% 7.92%
Non US
0.59% 0.00% 4.73% 18.32%

Expenses

BIGCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BIGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.30% 0.03% 3.79% 1.49%
Management Fee 0.39% 0.00% 0.85% 48.02%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 85.59%
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.01% 0.45% 29.79%

Sales Fees

BIGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 48.28%

Trading Fees

BIGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A 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.

BIGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 837.00% 0.00% 1482.00% 88.12%

Distributions

BIGCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BIGCX Category Low Category High BIGCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.13% 0.00% 2.63% 95.54%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BIGCX Category Low Category High BIGCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.55% 0.34% 3.03% 83.17%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BIGCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Matthew Kraeger


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 14, 2012

7.22

7.2%

Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2009; Vice President of BlackRock, Inc. from 2006 to 2008; Associate of BlackRock, Inc. from 2002 to 2005.

Bob Miller


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 14, 2012

7.22

7.2%

Bob Miller, Managing Director, is a member of the Multi-Sector Mutual Fund team within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. He is a portfolio manager of BlackRock's Core Bond, Total Return, and Strategic Income Opportunities Funds. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Miller was a Co-Founder and Partner at the Round Table Investment Management Company, a multi-strategy, research-based investment company, where he managed a global macro strategy. Previously, Mr. Miller spent 20 years at Bank of America, where he served in a variety of roles, most recently as senior portfolio manager for the bank's proprietary multi-asset class investment portfolio. Mr. Miller managed global equity and credit, global interest rate derivative, and sovereign debt portfolios during his tenure at Bank of America. Mr. Miller is a Trustee of Davidson College, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is also actively involved with the Davidson July Experience program. Mr. Miller is a Trustee and past Chairman of the Board at Trinity Episcopal School in Charlotte, N.C. He earned a BA degree in economics from Davidson College.

Siddharth Mehta


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 27, 2017

3.01

3.0%

Siddharth Mehta, Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2017; Vice President of BlackRock, Inc. from 2011 to 2016.Vice President, is a member of the Mortgage Portfolio Team within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Alpha Strategies. Mr. Mehta joined the Portfolio Management Group in 2008.From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Mehta was a member of BlackRock's Risk and Quantitative Analytics Group, where he was responsible for supporting the mortgage team. Mr. Mehta began his investment career with BlackRock as an analyst in the Portfolio Analytics Group. Mr. Mehta earned a BS degree, magna cum laude, in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan in 2005.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.27 29.3 8.09 5.02