DSU: BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund

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DSU BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund

  • Fund
  • DSU
  • Price as of: N/A
  • N/A N/A N/A
  • Primary Category
  • N/A
  • Fund Company
  • N/A
  • Share Class

DSU - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • Net Assets $643 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 10.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.86%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 59.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

N/A

IRA

N/A

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

N/A
  • Fund Type Closed-end mutual fund
  • Investment Style Bank Loan

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 6.12%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund Inc
  • Fund Family Name N/A
  • Inception Date Mar 27, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding 52858693
  • Share Class N/A
  • Currency N/A
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

N/A

DSU - Mutual Fund Categories

DSU - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DSU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -50.0% 268.1% N/A
1 Yr 3.0% -64.8% 268.1% N/A
3 Yr 9.1%* -100.0% 115.6% N/A
5 Yr 4.8%* -100.0% 58.6% N/A
10 Yr 14.1%* -12.1% 26.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DSU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -100.0% 73.0% N/A
2017 N/A -76.0% 212.6% N/A
2016 N/A -65.0% 900.0% N/A
2015 N/A -87.3% 336.8% N/A
2014 N/A -60.1% 304.1% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DSU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -50.0% 268.1% N/A
1 Yr 3.0% -64.8% 268.1% N/A
3 Yr 9.1%* -100.0% 115.6% N/A
5 Yr 4.8%* -100.0% 58.6% N/A
10 Yr 14.1%* -12.1% 26.3% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DSU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -100.0% 76.6% N/A
2017 N/A -30.7% 212.6% N/A
2016 N/A -65.0% 900.0% N/A
2015 N/A -87.3% 341.1% N/A
2014 N/A -60.1% 304.1% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

DSU - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DSU Category Low Category High DSU % Rank
Net Assets 643 M 10 804 B N/A
Number of Holdings 1080 1 17333 N/A
Net Assets in Top 10 66.4 M -7.11 B 145 B N/A
Weighting of Top 10 10.45% 0.0% 20474.3% N/A

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Geo Specialty Chemicals, Inc., 15.24% 1.27%

  2. Financial& Risk Us Holdings, Inc. : 2018 Usd Term Loan, (1 Mo. Libor 3.75%) 1.17%

  3. Stars Group Holdings Bv, 2018 Incremental Term Loan, (3 Mo. Libor 3.50%), 5 1.09%

  4. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. : 2018 Term Loan B, 1.00% 1.09%

  5. Djo Finance Llc, 2015 Term Loan, (1 Mo. Libor 3.25% 1.00% Floor), 5.62%, 1.06%

  6. Verscend Holding Corp., 2018 Term Loan B, (1 Mo. Libor 4.50%), 6.84% 1.05%

  7. Mitchell International, Inc. : 2017 1st Lien Term Loan, (1 Mo. Libor 3.25%) 0.96%

  8. First Data Corp., 2024 Term Loan, (1 Mo. Libor 2.00%), 4.32% 0.95%

  9. Clear Channel Worldwide Holdings Inc. 6.5% 0.91%

  10. Bmc Software Finance, Inc., 2017 Term Loan B, (3 Mo. Libor 4.25%), 6.65% 0.90%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DSU % Rank
Bonds
147.35% -955.59% 2458.15% N/A
Stocks
1.09% -142.98% 259.25% N/A
Preferred Stocks
0.83% -21.20% 80.89% N/A
Cash
0.37% -2458.20% 7388.76% N/A
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.37% 144.58% N/A
Other
-49.63% -7288.76% 493.15% N/A

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DSU % Rank
Utilities
0.00% -3.80% 94.95% N/A
Technology
0.00% -26.81% 99.57% N/A
Real Estate
0.00% -8.52% 100.26% N/A
Industrials
0.00% -19.53% 93.31% N/A
Healthcare
0.00% -15.38% 100.00% N/A
Financial Services
0.00% -7.59% 99.69% N/A
Energy
0.00% -6.25% 144.83% N/A
Communication Services
0.00% -9.27% 90.02% N/A
Consumer Defense
0.00% -7.54% 98.24% N/A
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% -20.80% 87.44% N/A
Basic Materials
0.00% -5.18% 96.19% N/A

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DSU % Rank
US
1.09% -142.98% 149.27% N/A
Non US
0.00% -38.73% 159.65% N/A

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DSU % Rank
Corporate
141.23% -46.36% 3345.86% N/A
Securitized
6.88% -24.16% 264.51% N/A
Cash & Equivalents
0.37% -2458.20% 7388.76% N/A
Government
0.07% -3298.93% 2458.15% N/A
Derivative
0.00% -511.61% 54.22% N/A
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 165.37% N/A

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DSU % Rank
US
126.06% -955.59% 2458.15% N/A
Non US
21.29% -153.97% 464.75% N/A

DSU - Expenses

Operational Fees

DSU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.86% -2.86% 950.64% N/A
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 2.87% N/A
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 52000.00% N/A

Sales Fees

DSU 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

DSU 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.

DSU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 59.00% 0.00% 5067.00% N/A

DSU - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DSU Category Low Category High DSU % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 84.51% N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DSU Category Low Category High DSU % Rank
Net Income Ratio 6.12% -46.00% 10.88% N/A

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DSU - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

33.52

Category Average

5.37

Category Mode

3.25