BlackRock Credit Alloc Income:BTZ


    As of 3/16/2018

    52 Wk Avg$13.27$14.72-9.93%
    52 Wk High$13.64$14.93-8.21%
    52 Wk Low$12.57$14.30-13.18%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate6.40%
    Distribution Amount$0.0670
    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 3/16/2018

    Total Net Assets:$1,967.478M
    Total Common Assets:$1,528.148M
    Common Shares Outstanding:107,412,104

    As of 4/28/2017

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%): 0.00%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $439.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 21.83%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2017

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.81%
    Other Expenses:0.05%
    Baseline Expense: 0.86%
    Interest Expense:0.35%
    Total: 1.21%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Blackrock Advisors

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

    Category: Taxable Income-Investment Grade
    Ticker: BTZ
    NAV Ticker: XBTZX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 194,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $2.572M
    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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    As of 3/16/2018

    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 12/31/2017
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 3/16/2018
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 3/16/2018
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2017
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/16/2018

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 3/16/2018

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-10.53%
    1 Year-9.93%
    3 Year-11.04%
    5 Year-11.57%

    As of 3/16/2018

    3 Month-1.00
    6 Month-1.50
    1 Year-2.20
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 3/16/2018
    Category: Investment Grade Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    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 3/16/2018
    Category: Investment Grade Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Maturity:
    As of 6/30/2017
    13.43 yrs
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 10/31/2017
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 10/31/2017
    Asset Allocation

    As of 10/31/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Banking 19.86%
    Communications 13.39%
    Energy 12.53%
    Consumer Non-Cyclical 9.86%
    Insurance 5.94%
    Basic Materials 4.87%
    Electric 4.53%
    Consumer Cyclicals 4.34%
    Finance Companies 4.17%
    Technology 3.24%
    Top Holdings

    As of 10/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Aviation Capital Group Corp.: 7.13% 7.13 15 Oct 2020$35.04M1.72%
    U.S. Treasury Bonds, 3.00% 3.00 15 May 2047$24.24M1.19%
    Altria Grp 10.2% 10.20 06 Feb 2039$23.16M1.14%
    Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.: 6.25% 6.25 01 Feb 2041$19.85M0.97%
    Hsbc Capital Funding Lp: 10.18% 10.18$18.91M0.93%
    Bank Of America Corp.: 5.00% 5.00 13 May 2021$18.57M0.91%
    Centaur Funding Corp., 9.08% 9.08$17.48M0.86%
    Verizon Comms 6.55% 6.55 15 Sep 2043$16.56M0.81%
    State Street Corp.: 2.32% 2.32 15 Jun 2047$16.29M0.80%
    Progress Engy 7% 7.00 30 Oct 2031$16.05M0.79%
    Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., 6.06 30 Mar 2040$15.72M0.77%
    Credit Quality

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 6/30/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 81.20%
    Other Countries 4.87%
    UK 3.58%
    Canada 2.77%
    France 1.81%
    Netherlands 1.65%
    Cayman Islands 1.56%
    Mexico 1.36%
    Switzerland 1.19%

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