BlackRock Limited Duration Inc:BLW


    As of 3/31/2015

    52 Wk Avg$16.46$17.82-7.68%
    52 Wk High$17.50$18.31-3.69%
    52 Wk Low$15.25$17.12-11.39%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate7.56%
    Distribution Amount$0.0995
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks current income and capital appreciation through investment in intermediate duration debt securities and Senior loans

    Capital Structure

    As of 3/31/2015

    Total Net Assets:$942.938M
    Total Common Assets:$649.047M
    Common Shares Outstanding:37,003,854

    As of 8/31/2014

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%): 0.00%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $294.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 30.49%
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 8/31/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.79%
    Other Expenses:0.12%
    Baseline Expense: 0.91%
    Interest Expense:0.21%
    Total: 1.12%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Blackrock Advisors

    Portfolio Managers
    Leland Hart (08 May 2009) / James Keenan (01 Jan 2007) / C. Adrian Marshall (08 May 2009)

    Category:Taxable Income-Limited Duration
    NAV Ticker:XBLWX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):126,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD):$2.063M
    Inception Date:7/28/2003
    Inception Share Price:$20.00
    Inception NAV:$17.33
    Tender Offer:No
    Fiscal Year End:August 31
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    As of 3/31/2015

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

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    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC
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    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
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    Avg. UNII Per Share:
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    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
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    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/31/2015

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 3/31/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-9.40%
    1 Year-7.68%
    3 Year-2.32%
    5 Year-2.08%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 3/31/2015
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
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    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 3/31/2015
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 3/31/2015
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 11/30/2014
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
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    Asset Allocation

    As of 11/28/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 11/28/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Debt - Corporate 39.55%
    Debt - Senior Loans 30.26%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 9.34%
    Debt - Mortg: Agency 7.51%
    Debt - Pref Shrs 7.36%
    Debt - Agency 3.51%
    Debt - Foreign Govt 1.10%
    Net Current Assets 0.63%
    General Equity 0.55%
    Debt - Short 0.16%
    Top Holdings

    As of 11/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Verizon Communications, Inc., 3.65% Usd 3.65 14 Sep 2018$7.43M0.78%
    First Data Corp.: 2018 Extended Term Loa 3.66 23 Mar 2018$7.15M0.75%
    Spirit Issuer Plc : Series A5, 5.47% 5.47 28 Dec 2028$6.89M0.73%
    A D C Telecom Cv 3.5% 3.50 15 Jul 2015$6.72M0.71%
    Jp Morgan Chase - Co., Series U, 6.13% 6.13$6.77M0.71%
    Penske Truck Leasing Co L P 3.375% 3.38 15 Mar 2018$6.44M0.68%
    Citigroup, Inc., 5.90% 5.90$4.96M0.52%
    Gramercy Park Clo, Ltd., Series 2012-1ar 4.28 17 Jul 2023$4.92M0.52%
    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Series J, 5.50$4.90M0.52%
    Ameri Credit Automobile, Receivables 201 2.58 08 Sep 2020$4.89M0.52%
    Lb-Ubs Cmbs 2007-C6 CMO 5.855% 5.86 15 Jul 2040$4.72M0.50%
    Credit Quality

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 11/28/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 98.89%
    Iceland 0.42%
    Portugal 0.34%
    Cyprus 0.33% makes data for the universe of closed-end funds available as a courtesy to its users. This material is not intended to be relied upon as investment advice or recommendations, does not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell securities and should not be considered specific legal, investment or tax advice. This site does not list all the risks associated with each fund. Investors should contact a fund’s sponsor for fund-specific risk information and/or contact a financial advisor before investing.

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