BlackRock Corp High Yield III Common

The primary investment objective is to seek current income by investing at least 65% of its total assets in fixed-income securities which are rated in the lower rating categories of the established rating services (Baa or lower by Moodys or BBB or lower by S&P) or are unrated securities of comparable quality. It may invest up to 15% of its total assets secondary market purchases of loans extended to corporate borrowers by commercial banks and other financial institutions. Up to 10% of its total assets may be invested in high-yield/ high-risk securities, including Corporate Loans purchased in the secondary market, which are subject of bankruptcy proceedings or otherwise in default as to the repayment of principal and/ or payment of interest at the time of acquisition or are rated in the lower rating categories (Ca or lower by Moodys and CC of lower by S&P). It may invest without limitation in financial instruments of issuers domiciled outside the U.S. or that are denominated in various foreign currencies and multinational foreign currency units.

Key stats

Management firm  BlackRock
Domicile  United States
Global Branding Name  BlackRock
Fund Status  OBSOLETE
12 month yield  10.15%
Fund currency  USD
Launch Date  1998-01-30
Obsolete Date  2013-11-15
ISIN  US09255M1045
SEDOL  5880144
Fund Strategy  High Yield Bond
Benchmark  Credit Suisse HY USD
Fund Structure  Closed Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  no

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2013-10-31
Return - 1 Month  2.62%
Return - 2 Months  5.01 %
Return - 3 Months  4.21%
Return - 6 Months  3.27 %
Return - 9 months  8.41 %
Return - 12 Months  14.36%
Annualized return 24 months  16.59 %
Annualized return 36 months  12.71 %
Annualized return 48 months  15.86 %
Annualized return 60 months  22.17 %
Return 120 months  9.78 %
Annualized return since Inception  6.98%
Return YTD  10.37%

Ratings

Morning Star Rating Date   2013-10-31
Morning Star Rating - 36 Months  fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 60 Months  fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 120 Months  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating
Morning Star Rating - Overall  fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating

Charges

Maximum Managment Charge  0.60 %

Contact

Contact Address  BlackRock Funds
Contact Address 2  P.O. Box 9819
Contact city  Providence
Contact country  United States
Fund Admin Group  BlackRock
Web Address  www.blackrock.com
Email contact  funds@blackrock.com
Custodian  State Street Bank & Trust Co
Phone  800-441-7762

Price

Last Price Date  2013-11-15
Pre-tax nav  7.31
Price change  $0.03
Price change (percentage)  0.40 %

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