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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
0.85% -0.26% 628.68M 251397.4
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
7.53% 54.00% -18.25M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
Seeks to achieve its investment policy by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment grade bonds. Portfolio will include corporate bonds, U.S. government and agency securities and mortgage-related securities. At least 75% of its total assets will be invested in investment grade bonds. Up to 25% of its total assets may be invested in bonds that at the time investment are rated Ba/BB or below. Up to 10% of its total assets may be invested in bonds issued in foreign currencies.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Intermediate Core Bond
Category Index Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD
Global Category Name US Fixed Income
YCharts Categorization US Fixed Income
YCharts Benchmark Bloomberg US Aggregate (^BBUSATR)
Prospectus Objective Corporate Bond - General
Fund Owner Firm Name BlackRock
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc Glb U.S. Corp HY 2% Issuer Cons 16.00%
BBgBarc Interm Credit Idx USD 24.00%
BBgBarc US Long Government/Credit 40.00%
BBgBarc US MBS USD 8.00%
Bloomberg ABS TR USD 8.00%
Bloomberg CMBS IG Elig for US Agg TR USD 8.00%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Akiva Dickstein 1.08 yrs
David Rogal 1.08 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of January 31, 2012

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of February 03, 2023. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
YTD
9.32%
14.21%
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26.36%
17.98%
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9.02%
As of February 03, 2023.

Fundamentals

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Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (2-6-23) 7.53%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 4.46%
Yield to Maturity --
Effective Duration --
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score Upgrade
Average Price Upgrade
As of June 30, 2022

Asset Allocation

As of June 30, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash -62.48% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 157.1% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 4.63% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.73% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
United States Treasury Bonds 3%
8.83% -- --
United States Treasury Bonds 2.5%
8.81% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 4%
3.89% -- --
United States Treasury Bonds 1.875%
3.02% -- --
BlackRock Liquidity T-Fund Instl 2.80% 1.00 0.00%
United States Treasury Notes 1.125%
2.54% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 2.75%
2.29% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 4%
2.20% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 2.75%
1.82% -- --
Fnma Pass-Thru I 2.5%
1.64% -- --

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
Seeks to achieve its investment policy by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment grade bonds. Portfolio will include corporate bonds, U.S. government and agency securities and mortgage-related securities. At least 75% of its total assets will be invested in investment grade bonds. Up to 25% of its total assets may be invested in bonds that at the time investment are rated Ba/BB or below. Up to 10% of its total assets may be invested in bonds issued in foreign currencies.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Intermediate Core Bond
Category Index Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD
Global Category Name US Fixed Income
YCharts Categorization US Fixed Income
YCharts Benchmark Bloomberg US Aggregate (^BBUSATR)
Prospectus Objective Corporate Bond - General
Fund Owner Firm Name BlackRock
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc Glb U.S. Corp HY 2% Issuer Cons 16.00%
BBgBarc Interm Credit Idx USD 24.00%
BBgBarc US Long Government/Credit 40.00%
BBgBarc US MBS USD 8.00%
Bloomberg ABS TR USD 8.00%
Bloomberg CMBS IG Elig for US Agg TR USD 8.00%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Akiva Dickstein 1.08 yrs
David Rogal 1.08 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (2-6-23) 7.53%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 4.46%
Yield to Maturity --
Effective Duration --
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score Upgrade
Average Price Upgrade
As of June 30, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 11/30/2001
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 11/27/2001
Attributes
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund Yes
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No

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