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BXEIX Barings Emerg Mkts Dbt Blnded Ttl Ret I

  • Fund
  • BXEIX
  • Price as of: Aug 16, 2019
  • $9.59 + $0.05 + 0.52%
  • Category
  • Uncategorized

BXEIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $52.2 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.59
$9.22
$10.12

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.94%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 51.95%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$500,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Emerging Markets Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 5.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Barings Emerging Markets Debt Blended Total Return Fund
  • Fund Family Name Barings Funds
  • Inception Date Oct 21, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Ricardo Adrogué

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in (i) securities denominated in currencies of the emerging market countries, (ii) fixed income securities or debt instruments issued by emerging market entities or sovereign nations, and/or (iii) debt instruments denominated in or based on the currencies, interest rates, or issues of emerging market countries.

BXEIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BXEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.3% -50.0% 269.8% 86.29%
1 Yr 1.6% -64.4% 269.8% 25.34%
3 Yr -2.4%* -41.6% 115.6% 89.63%
5 Yr N/A* -30.7% 58.6% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -8.4% 26.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BXEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.3% -67.1% 73.0% 47.69%
2017 7.4% -76.0% 74.8% 54.19%
2016 1.8% -58.1% 900.0% 62.77%
2015 N/A -51.1% 336.8% N/A
2014 N/A -60.1% 304.1% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BXEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.3% -50.0% 269.8% 86.50%
1 Yr 1.6% -64.4% 269.8% 33.93%
3 Yr -1.5%* -30.7% 115.6% 92.34%
5 Yr N/A* -30.7% 58.6% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -8.4% 26.3% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BXEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.3% -67.1% 76.6% 61.03%
2017 10.5% -30.7% 76.8% 54.85%
2016 1.8% -58.1% 900.0% 70.53%
2015 N/A -51.1% 341.1% N/A
2014 N/A -60.1% 304.1% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

BXEIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BXEIX Category Low Category High BXEIX % Rank
Net Assets 52.2 M 0 814 B 69.40%
Number of Holdings 147 1 17343 33.15%
Net Assets in Top 10 18.7 M -28.8 B 144 B 68.14%
Weighting of Top 10 40.24% 0.0% 20474.3% 42.84%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Brazil (Federative Republic) 6% 8.60%

  2. Russian Federation 8.5% 6.59%

  3. Mexico (United Mexican States) 7.75% 6.33%

  4. Mexico (United Mexican States) 8% 4.39%

  5. MHP SE 7.75% 2.79%

  6. New Metro Global Limited 6.5% 2.78%

  7. Republic of Colombia 10% 2.27%

  8. Armenia (Republic of) 7.15% 2.18%

  9. Petra Diamonds US$ Treasury plc 7.25% 2.18%

  10. Indonesia (Republic of) 8.38% 2.12%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BXEIX % Rank
Bonds
97.36% -955.59% 2526.95% 8.43%
Cash
2.63% -2543.91% 7388.76% 53.97%
Stocks
0.00% -142.98% 259.25% 83.66%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.12% 80.89% 49.56%
Other
0.00% -7288.76% 502.86% 51.27%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.37% 166.23% 55.13%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BXEIX % Rank
Government
63.05% -3298.93% 457.08% 3.69%
Corporate
32.41% -15.73% 3345.86% 12.87%
Cash & Equivalents
2.62% -2543.91% 7388.76% 53.19%
Derivative
0.02% -511.61% 2524.39% 8.27%
Securitized
0.00% -35.05% 159.61% 55.93%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 110.18% 51.19%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BXEIX % Rank
Non US
96.64% -150.85% 464.75% 0.76%
US
0.72% -955.59% 2526.95% 53.69%

BXEIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BXEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.94% 0.00% 928.63% 26.11%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 2.87% 68.02%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.00% 52000.00% 12.87%

Sales Fees

BXEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BXEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 2.00% N/A

Turnover 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.

BXEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 51.95% 0.00% 5067.00% 53.77%

BXEIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BXEIX Category Low Category High BXEIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 3.83% 0.00% 87.68% 4.18%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BXEIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BXEIX Category Low Category High BXEIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 5.31% -46.00% 10.10% 2.82%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BXEIX - Managers

Ricardo Adrogué

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 21, 2015

3.78

3.8%

Dr. Adrogué is a Managing Director and Head of Barings’ Emerging Markets Debt Group. Prior to joining Barings, he worked at Cabezon Investment Group, LLC. Prior to Cabezon, Dr. Adrogué built a successful track record for Wellington Management Company’s Emerging Markets Local Debt program.


Cem Karacadag

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 21, 2015

3.78

3.8%

Mr. Karacadag is a Managing Director and co-manager of Barings’ Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt strategy and backup manager for Barings’ Local Debt strategy. He worked on sovereign hard currency and local currency investments in Eastern Europe and Asia. Mr. Karacadag holds a B.A. in economics from Tufts University and M.A. in European studies and international economics from Johns Hopkins University.


Natalia Krol

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 02, 2018

0.99

1.0%

Ms. Krol is a Director and portfolio manager of Barings’ Emerging Markets Blended Total Return strategy. Prior to joining Barings, she was a Credit Analyst at Schroders Investment Management, where she covered natural resources and capital goods sectors across emerging markets, European high yield and investment grade markets, and a European High Yield Research Analyst at Barclays Capital.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

43.76

Category Average

4.66

Category Mode

4.5