BBFIX: William Blair Bond Inst

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BBFIX William Blair Bond Inst


Profile

BBFIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.6%
  • Net Assets $284 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.76
$9.78
$10.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.41%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 58.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    May 01, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Paul Sularz

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds. Other types of income producing securities, such as convertible bonds, hybrid bonds and preferred stock, may also be considered in seeking to achieve the fund's investment objective.


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Performance

BBFIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BBFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% -31.7% 965.4% 32.92%
1 Yr 4.6% -24.7% 961.2% 28.66%
3 Yr 1.4%* -9.3% 121.6% 44.04%
5 Yr 0.6%* -4.9% 60.9% 59.03%
10 Yr 0.0%* -5.1% 3.6% 79.32%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BBFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 6.8% -1.7% 20.3% 9.98%
2018 -6.4% -24.9% 4.6% 95.66%
2017 0.1% -6.0% 16.5% 80.07%
2016 0.6% -7.8% 15.0% 28.06%
2015 -3.8% -18.3% 3.0% 88.81%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BBFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% -31.7% 965.4% 32.92%
1 Yr 4.6% -24.7% 961.2% 28.48%
3 Yr 1.4%* -8.9% 121.6% 48.96%
5 Yr 0.6%* -4.7% 60.9% 63.67%
10 Yr 0.6%* -5.1% 6.7% 52.07%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BBFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 6.8% -1.7% 20.3% 10.35%
2018 -6.4% -24.9% 4.6% 96.90%
2017 0.1% -6.0% 17.5% 83.04%
2016 0.6% -7.8% 15.0% 34.72%
2015 -3.8% -12.6% 4.2% 92.87%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BBFIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BBFIX Category Low Category High BBFIX % Rank
Net Assets 284 M 620 K 287 B 67.17%
Number of Holdings 133 1 18149 77.02%
Net Assets in Top 10 105 M -812 M 22.2 B 51.77%
Weighting of Top 10 37.25% 2.5% 100.0% 18.77%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 5.5% 4.87%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 5.5% 4.62%
  3. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 6% 4.14%
  4. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 5.5% 4.05%
  5. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 6% 3.95%
  6. Federal National Mortgage Association 6% 3.90%
  7. United States Treasury Bonds 3.88% 3.38%
  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 6% 3.17%
  9. Fnma Pass-Thru I 6.5% 3.09%
  10. Federal National Mortgage Association 6% 2.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BBFIX % Rank
Bonds
99.24% 74.69% 199.79% 26.42%
Cash
0.77% -128.23% 24.02% 69.02%
Stocks
0.00% -0.53% 21.06% 26.84%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.14% 22.02% 31.87%
Other
0.00% -9.26% 29.30% 25.60%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.66% 55.98%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BBFIX % Rank
Securitized
53.06% 0.00% 97.53% 4.67%
Corporate
40.74% 0.00% 99.66% 20.72%
Government
5.43% -2.21% 100.00% 47.59%
Cash & Equivalents
0.77% -26.49% 69.70% 76.98%
Derivative
0.00% -0.83% 19.83% 28.65%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 100.11% 82.90%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BBFIX % Rank
US
93.21% 49.78% 199.79% 45.01%
Non US
6.03% -12.10% 39.65% 42.63%

Expenses

BBFIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BBFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.41% 0.01% 34.57% 87.65%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.60% 24.24%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

BBFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BBFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

BBFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 58.00% 0.00% 496.90% 60.51%

Distributions

BBFIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BBFIX Category Low Category High BBFIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.89% 22.42%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BBFIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BBFIX Category Low Category High BBFIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.18% -0.81% 6.02% 11.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BBFIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BBFIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Paul Sularz


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2010

10.26

10.3%

Paul J. Sularz, an Associate of William Blair & Company, L.L.C., has co-managed the Bond Fund since 2010 and the Low Duration Fund since its inception in 2009. Mr. Sularz joined the firm in July 2006 as a fixed-income portfolio manager. Prior to joining William Blair, he was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc. from 2004 to 2006, where he was responsible for trading specified pool agency mortgage-backed pass-through securities for the firm’s primary broker/dealer in New York City. Prior to this, he was a Director at Banc One Capital Markets, Inc. within the Asset-Backed and Mortgage-Backed Securities Group from 1995-2004, managing the firm’s mortgage-backed securities trading desk in Chicago. His investment career began in 1990 at Kemper Asset Management Company, where he was an Assistant Portfolio Manager within the fixed-income Institutional Asset Management Division. Education: B.A. in Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.B.A., concentrations in Finance, Econometrics and Statistics, University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.

Ruta Ziverte


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2020

0.25

0.3%

Ms. Ziverte has been a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Multi-Sector Fixed Income Team of OppenheimerFunds, Inc and a Vice President of OppenheimerFunds, Inc since July 2015. Prior to joining OppenheimerFunds, she was Senior Vice President and high yield portfolio manager at GE Asset Management from June 2009 to June 2015. Previously, she was a Credit Analyst with Citigroup/Travelers Life and Annuity. Prior to joining Citigroup, Ruta served for four years as a Credit Analyst and Assistant Portfolio Manager for Phoenix Investment Partners. Ruta holds a BS degree from the University of Latvia and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.69 7.46 0.58