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BlackRock Core Bond Trust (BHK)

Taxable Bond Funds - Multisector Bond Funds

Data as of Oct. 15, 2019
Current
Market Price $14.31 (- $0.05)
NAV (Oct. 15, 2019) $15.35 (- $0.03)
Premium / Discount -6.78% (-0.14%)
Fund Info
Inception Nov. 30, 2001
Sponsor BlackRock Advisors
Website www.blackrock.com/inve...
Phone 1-800-882-0052
NAV Symbol XBHKX
Objective: Current income and capital appreciation; Investment grade bonds
Related Indexes
60/40 Balanced (w/ BDCs) Index
Investment Grade Bond Index
Multisector Bond Fund Index
Taxable Bond & BDC Index
Discount CEF/BDC Index
US Bond Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 53,935,126
Total Assets (Reported: Feb. 28, 2019) $1,065M
Estimated Total Assets $828M
Net Assets $828M
Market Cap $772M
Purchases Turnover 36.44%
Sales Turnover 22.58%
Total Leverage 24.12%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Expense Ratio 1.81%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 0.81%
Rel Lev Cost 2.93%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -7.41%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -10.57%
Discount High(3 Yr) -4.45%
Discount Rel Range 62.05%
Comp Discount -9.69
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.31
Z-Stat
Z-Stat (6mo) -0.08
Z-Stat (1Yr) 0.40
Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.44
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -1.05
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.57
Distribution Data
Market Yield 5.67%
Income Yield 4.50%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 4.26%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.068
Current Income $0.054
Ex-Date 10/11/19
Payable Date 10/31/19
Div Growth (3yr) 4.00%
Dividend Change 12.7% on 10/1/19
Expected Div 11/1/19
RoC (1yr) 7.95%
RoC (3yr) 2.62%
Tax Dividend Data 2018 2016 - 2018
Income 100% 100%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 13.9% 13.1%
LT Gains 0% 0%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,910
Avg Volume 30 day 139,794
Avg Volume 90 day 133,472
Volume Trend 4.74%
Comp Volume Trend 5.80%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
-11.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
18.0%
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Multisector Bond Fund Index
28.0%
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): BTZ 49.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 80.9%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 90.3%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 97.9%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 7.6%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 5.6%
Earnings
Earnings / Share (8/31/19) $0.055
Earn Coverage 81.07%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (8/31/19) $-0.048
Rel UNII -7.41
UNII Trend Down
Bond Specific Data
Maturity 14.88
Duration 10.69
Credit Rating (rbo) A
Investment Grade 78.19%
Non Investment Grade 21.30%
Unrated Bonds 0.51%
Performance
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
-0.01
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
0.12
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Multisector Bond Fund Index
0.50

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