BlackRock Limited Duration Inc:BLW

    Overview

    As of 11/25/2014

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$16.01$17.70-9.55%
    52 Wk Avg$16.94$18.03-6.05%
    52 Wk High$17.58$18.31-2.62%
    52 Wk Low$15.83$17.46-10.14%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate7.48%
    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 11/25/2014

    Total Net Assets:$949.177M
    Total Common Assets:$654.968M
    Common Shares Outstanding:37,003,854
    Leverage

    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)

    Basics
    Category:Taxable Income-Limited Duration
    Ticker:BLW
    NAV Ticker:XBLWX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): 
    Inception Date:7/28/2003
    Inception Share Price:$20.00
    Inception NAV:$17.33
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:August 31
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    Distributions

    As of 11/25/2014

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC
    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 8/31/2014
    $0.1088
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 11/25/2014
    6.75%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 11/25/2014
    5.57%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 8/31/2014
    $0.0150
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 11/25/2014
    6.86%
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 11/25/2014
    30.49%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 11/25/2014

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-7.17%
    1 Year-6.05%
    3 Year-1.23%
    5 Year-1.91%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 11/25/2014
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD-0.78%4.93%1.21%4.46%
    20131.45%8.97%-3.04%4.12%
    201223.13%16.37%18.27%13.04%
    20115.87%2.73%3.77%3.92%
    201018.86%14.47%16.44%13.11%
    200946.96%41.21%64.61%50.19%
    2008-24.96%-26.12%-24.01%-25.31%
    2007-8.89%2.47%-6.66%3.47%
    200620.93%7.87%19.83%8.35%
    2005-8.65%2.89%-7.64%2.35%
    200415.53%8.13%11.16%8.74%
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

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

    As of 11/25/2014
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 11/25/2014
    6.86%
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 5/31/2014
    876
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 8/31/2014
    64.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 8/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 8/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Debt - Corporate 41.41%
    Debt - Senior Loans 31.65%
    Debt - Pref Shrs 7.43%
    Debt - Mortg: Agency 7.31%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 4.92%
    Debt - Agency 3.67%
    Net Current Assets 1.59%
    Debt - Short 0.77%
    General Equity 0.68%
    Debt - Foreign Govt 0.56%
    Top Holdings

    As of 5/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Verizon Communications, Inc., 3.65% Usd 3.65 14 Sep 2018$13.93M1.44%
    FHLMC 4.5% 4.50 01 Apr 2025$10.18M1.05%
    JPMorgan Chase - Co.: 6.30% 3.00 01 Apr 2043$8.50M0.88%
    Spirit Issuer Plc : Series A5, 5.47% 5.47 28 Dec 2028$7.28M0.75%
    Extended 2018 Term Loan B, 4.15% 4.15 24 Mar 2018$7.04M0.73%
    A D C Telecom Cv 3.5% 3.50 15 Jul 2015$6.74M0.70%
    Jp Morgan Chase - Co., Series U, 6.13%$6.74M0.70%
    The Unique Pub Finance Co. Plc: Series M 5.00 01 Aug 2023$6.55M0.68%
    Penske Truck Leasing Co L P 3.375% 3.38 15 Mar 2018$6.45M0.67%
    Extended Term Loan, 4.74% 4.74 10 Oct 2017$6.11M0.63%
    La Quinta Intermediate Holdings Llc, Ter 4.00 14 Apr 2021$5.09M0.53%
    Credit Quality

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 8/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 99.43%
    Iceland 0.43%
    Cyprus 0.14%

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