BlackRock Limited Duration Inc:BLW


    As of 3/29/2017

    52 Wk Avg$15.34$16.69-8.15%
    52 Wk High$16.03$16.98-5.54%
    52 Wk Low$14.64$16.08-11.68%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate6.74%
    Distribution Amount$0.0870
    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 3/29/2017

    Total Net Assets:$884.784M
    Total Common Assets:$621.665M
    Common Shares Outstanding:37,003,854

    As of 8/31/2016

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%): 0.00%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $263.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 29.71%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 8/31/2016

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.77%
    Other Expenses:0.15%
    Baseline Expense: 0.92%
    Interest Expense:0.32%
    Total: 1.24%

    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
    Ticker: BLW
    NAV Ticker: XBLWX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): M
    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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    As of 3/29/2017

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    Distribution History

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    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 2/28/2017
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 3/29/2017
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 3/29/2017
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 2/28/2017
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 3/29/2017
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/29/2017

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 3/29/2017

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-8.19%
    1 Year-8.15%
    3 Year-9.18%
    5 Year-5.30%

    As of 3/29/2017

    3 Month-0.70
    6 Month0.40
    1 Year0.40
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 3/29/2017
    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 3/29/2017
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 3/29/2017
    Average Maturity:
    As of 12/30/2016
    6.07 yrs
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 11/30/2016
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 8/31/2016
    Asset Allocation

    As of 5/31/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 12/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    High Yield Bonds - Indust31.07%
    Term Loans 26.57%
    Investment Grade Bonds 12.73%
    CMBS 7.24%
    CLO 5.16%
    High Yield Bonds - Financ5.07%
    ABS 4.51%
    Other 3.50%
    RMBS 1.51%
    Preferred Equity 1.36%
    Top Holdings

    As of 11/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Jp Morgan Chase& Co. : Series U, 6.13% 6.13$6.74M0.76%
    Penske Truck Leasing Co L P 3.375% 3.38 15 Mar 2018$6.27M0.71%
    Commercial Mortgage Trust: Series 2015-3 3.18 10 Feb 2035$5.97M0.68%
    Spirit Issuer Plc: Series A5, 5.47% 5.47 28 Dec 2028$5.79M0.66%
    BlackRock Liquidity TempFund Instl$5.47M0.62%
    Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Series J, 5.5$5.09M0.58%
    Gramercy Park Clo Ltd., Series 2012-1ar, 4.93 17 Jul 2023$5.01M0.57%
    Commercial Mortgage Trust: Series 2015-C 3.93 10 Mar 2048$5.07M0.57%
    Citigroup, Inc. : 5.9% 5.90$4.98M0.56%
    Ameri Credit Automobile Receivables, Ser 2.58 08 Sep 2020$4.92M0.56%
    Banc Of America Merrill Lynch Commercial 3.72 14 Apr 2033$4.83M0.55%
    Credit Quality

    As of 12/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 12/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 12/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 82.06%
    Other Countries 4.76%
    UK 2.95%
    Canada 2.83%
    Argentina 1.46%
    France 1.32%
    Turkey 0.95%
    Luxembourg 0.94%
    Netherlands 0.93%
    Brazil 0.66%
    Cayman Islands 0.65%
    Portugal 0.53% 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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