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BlackRock Corporate Bond Fund S Inc

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Fund Provider BlackRock
Fund Summary The objective of the BlackRock Corporate Bond Fund is to maximise total return by investing principally in corporate bonds and other interest-bearing securities. Exposure to non sterling denominated assets will typically be hedged back to sterling. Separately, the Fund may also invest in preference shares, convertibles, other transferable securities and collective investment schemes.
SEDOL code BK1PK47
ISIN GB00BK1PK476
Fund code MCASI
Managers Ben Edwards
Manager Tenure 7 years
Morningstar Category GBP Corporate Bond
IMA Sector £ Corporate Bond
Fund Size £953 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.52%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.126
Buy Price £1.188
Price Change +0.0842%
Price Date 23rd May 2019
Yield 2.71%
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 28th March 2014
Fund Status OPEN
Ben Edwards, Director, is a member of the Sterling Bond Portfolio team within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Mr. Edwards was at Legal and General Investment Management from 2003 to 2009 where he was, most recently, a portfolio manager, responsible for both institutional and retail sterling corporate bond portfolios. He began his career as an Analyst at M&G in 2002. Mr. Edwards earned a Business degree from the Queensland University of Technology (Aust.) in 2000 and a post-graduate qualifications degree in Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australia in 2002.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.443%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance +4.15% +2.50% +9.67% +0.79% +11.17%
Benchmark Performance
(GBP Corporate Bond)
+2.86% +1.13% +9.66% -0.40%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(GBP Corporate Bond)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.09% +0.05% +0.04%
1 week 0.00% -0.01% Currently unavailable
1 month 0.72% +0.71% +0.01%
3 months 2.30% +2.20% +0.10%
6 months 4.91% +5.15% -0.24%
1 year 5.09% +4.19% +0.90%
3 years 16.69% +14.38% +2.31%
5 years 29.51% +25.83% +3.69%
10 years Currently unavailable +105.32% Currently unavailable
YTD 4.66% +4.56% +0.10%
Since inception 31.72% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
BlackRock ICS Sterling Liq Agency Inc IRL 3.93%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 4.25% GBR 3.91%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2.25% GBR 3.33%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1.25% GBR 2.96%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2% GBR 2.44%
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 4.25% USA 2.27%
B.A.T. Capital Corporation 2.12% USA 2.10%
Tesco Property Finance 1 Plc 7.62% GBR 2.05%
General Electric Company 4.12% USA 1.74%
Innogy Finance BV 6.25% NLD 1.60%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st March 2019 0.0083 £1.0990
3rd December 2018 0.0085 £1.0780
3rd September 2018 0.0084 £1.1020
1st June 2018 0.0086 £1.1030
1st March 2018 0.0080 £1.1080
1st December 2017 0.0082 £1.1170