BlackRock Short Term Bond Instl

The investment seeks to maximize total return, consistent with preservation of capital.
The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in bonds that permit the fund to maintain portfolio duration of one to three years. It invests in a diversified portfolio of securities of different maturities. The fund invests at least 70% of net assets in securities rated at least A or, if short-term, the second highest quality rating, by at least one of the major rating agencies, or in unrated securities considered to be of comparable quality.

Key stats

Management firm  BlackRock
Fund Status  OBSOLETE
12 month yield  3.00%
Fund currency  USD
Launch Date  2000-10-06
Obsolete Date  2011-07-18
ISIN  US09253K6055
Manager 1 Name  Stuart Spodek
Manager 2 Name  Thomas Musmanno
Fund Strategy  Short-Term Bond
Benchmark  BofAML US Corp&Govt 1-3 Yr TR USD
Fund Structure  Open Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  no

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2011-06-30
Return - 1 Month  -0.18%
Return - 2 Months  0.24 %
Return - 3 Months  0.87%
Return - 6 Months  1.74 %
Return - 9 months  1.93 %
Return - 12 Months  3.67%
Annualized return 24 months  7.00 %
Annualized return 36 months  4.15 %
Annualized return 48 months  3.60 %
Annualized return 60 months  3.80 %
Return 120 months  3.44 %
Annualized return since Inception  3.76%
Return YTD  1.74%

Ratings

Morning Star Rating Date   2011-06-30
Morning Star Rating - 36 Months  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 60 Months  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 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 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating

Charges

Initial  0.00 %
Minimum Investment  $2,000,000
Maximum Managment Charge  0.21 %
Exit charge  0.00 %
Performance Fee  0.00 %

Contact

Contact Address  BlackRock Funds
Contact Address 2  P.O. Box 9819
Contact Address 3  Providence, RI 02940-8019
Contact city  Providence
Contact country  United States
Fund Admin Group  BlackRock
Web Address  www.blackrock.com
Email contact  funds@blackrock.com

Price

Last Price Date  2011-07-15
Pre-tax nav  9.85
Pre-tax offer  0.00
Pre-tax bid  0.00
Pre-tax mid  0.00
Post-tax nav  0.00
Post-tax offer  0.00
Post-tax bid  0.00
Price change  $0.00
Price change (percentage)  0.00 %
Guaranteed NAV  0.00000
Close Price  0.00

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