BlackRock Credit Alloc Income:BTZ

    Overview

    As of 7/7/2015

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$12.74$14.76-13.69%
    52 Wk Avg$13.35$15.25-12.41%
    52 Wk High$13.80$15.64-10.78%
    52 Wk Low$12.59$14.72-14.64%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate7.59%
    Distribution Amount$0.0805
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks current income consistent with capital preservation through investments in credit-related securities and securities with similar economic characteristics

    Capital Structure

    As of 7/7/2015

    Total Net Assets:$2,384.991M
    Total Common Assets:$1,595.382M
    Common Shares Outstanding:108,088,170
    Leverage

    As of 4/30/2015

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%): 0.00%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $790.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 32.45%
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.90%
    Other Expenses:0.05%
    Baseline Expense: 0.95%
    Interest Expense:0.15%
    Total: 1.10%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Blackrock Advisors

    Portfolio Managers
    Stephan Bassas (01 Jun 2011) / Jeffrey Cucunato (01 Jun 2011) / Mitchel Garfin (01 Jun 2011)

    Basics
    Category:Taxable Income-Investment Grade
    Ticker:BTZ
    NAV Ticker:XBTZX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): 
    Inception Date:12/27/2006
    Inception Share Price:$25.00
    Inception NAV:$23.83
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:October 31
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    Distributions

    As of 7/7/2015

    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

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 4/30/2015
    $0.0809
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 7/7/2015
    6.54%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 7/7/2015
    0.93%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 4/30/2015
    $0.0048
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 7/7/2015
    32.45%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 7/7/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-12.25%
    1 Year-12.41%
    3 Year-11.31%
    5 Year-11.29%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 7/7/2015
    Category: Investment Grade Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD1.64%0.58%-1.20%2.68%
    20146.30%8.15%5.61%8.80%
    20132.23%3.55%0.31%4.90%
    201221.43%19.28%20.45%25.80%
    20117.79%4.27%13.64%0.79%
    201015.42%17.40%22.00%25.29%
    200957.51%52.23%50.09%51.80%
    2008-43.95%-44.42%-9.44%-20.40%
    2007-25.09%-11.40%-10.29%2.98%
    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 7/7/2015
    Category: Investment Grade Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 4/30/2015
    641
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 10/31/2014
    29.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 1/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 1/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Debt - Corp Long 75.24%
    Debt - Pref Shrs 15.97%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 3.35%
    Net Current Assets 2.50%
    Debt - US Treasuries 0.92%
    Debt - Muni Taxable 0.79%
    Debt - Agency 0.66%
    Debt - Short 0.51%
    Derivatives (War Opt Fut)0.06%
    Top Holdings

    As of 4/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    U.S. Treasury Bonds : 2.50% 2.50 15 Feb 2045$38.79M1.61%
    Aviation Cap Grp 7.125% 7.13 15 Oct 2020$36.39M1.51%
    Altria Grp 10.2% 10.20 06 Feb 2039$23.26M0.97%
    Norfolk Southern Corp., 6.00% 6.00$21.22M0.88%
    Moodys Corp., 6.06% 6.06 07 Sep 2017$20.88M0.87%
    Goldman Sachs Grp 6.25% 6.25 01 Feb 2041$19.62M0.82%
    Bank Of America Corp. : 5.00% 5.00 13 May 2021$19.16M0.80%
    Centaur Funding Corp., 9.08% 9.08$18.89M0.79%
    Hsbc Capital Funding Lp, 10.18% 10.18$18.05M0.75%
    State Street Capital Trust Iv, 1.27% 1.27 15 Jun 2037$17.93M0.74%
    Verizon Communications, Inc. : 6.55% 6.55 15 Sep 2043$16.55M0.69%
    Country Allocation

    As of 1/30/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 99.48%
    Global 0.52%

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