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BlackRock US Government Bond Svc (PIGSX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of BlackRock US Government Bond Svc (PIGSX) Fund

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Graph of BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) ManagerFund Manager - Matthew Kraeger

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.2 years
Fund Family: BlackRock
Fund Category: Intermediate Government
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.6)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund seeks total return consistent with income generation and prudent investment management. BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in bonds that are issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies. The portfolio maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity between three and ten years. BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund invests primarily in dollar-denominated bonds, but may invest up to 10% of assets in non-dollar denominated bonds of issuers located outside of the United States.

 

BlackRock US Government Bond Svc (PIGSX) Fund Strength What we like about BlackRock US Government Bond Svc (PIGSX) Fund

Data for BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) management has been with BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund for 7.2 years
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 2.13% vs 1.80% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.19% vs 1.94% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 2.53% vs 2.25% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 1,090.00% vs Intermediate Government average of 225.56%. It is good that BlackRock US Government Bond Svc management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.52, lower than category average of 2.61
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate Government average: 0.81% vs 0.89%

BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) Weakness What we are cautious about BlackRock US Government Bond Svc (PIGSX) Fund

Data for BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate Government peers
  • Even though BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • Asset base in BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX)Compare with other top Intermediate Government category mutual funds

Aadditional top Intermediate Government mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
BlackRock US Government Bond Svc2.642.132.192.53
Federated Mortgage Instl (FGFIX)2.822.772.802.65Compare
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AMG Managers Intermediate Duration Govt (MGIDX)2.052.013.202.89Compare

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Compare BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX)Compare with Intermediate Government category ETFs

Some Intermediate Government ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Trs ETF (ITE)1.45%1.93%1.54%
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond (IEI)000
iShares Agency Bond (AGZ)000
Schwab Intermediate-Term US Trs ETF (SCHR)000
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Govt Bd ETF (VGIT)000

 

Graph of BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) Net Asset TrackingBlackRock US Government Bond Svc (PIGSX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of BlackRock US Government Bond Svc fund (PIGSX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$786.41M
03/2016$794.78M
02/2016$831.57M
More historic net asset information on BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX)

  

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Track portfolio allocation change of BlackRock US Government Bond Svc fund (PIGSX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/201613.53%0%85.5%0.04%
02/201611.7%0%86.82%0.01%
01/201613.58%0%84.76%0.03%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX)

 

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Discover what BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.25% [8.43%]
GNMA 3.5% [4.75%]
US Treasury Note 1.125% [4.13%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [4.13%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [3.92%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [3.24%]

Feb 28, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.625% [6.84%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [5.56%]
GNMA 3.5% [4.78%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [4.63%]
US Treasury Note 1.125% [4.09%]
US Treasury Note 2% [3.57%]
FHLMC 6.25% [3.16%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [3.16%]
US Treasury Note 1% [3.01%]

Jan 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.625% [6.6%]
US Treasury Note 1% [5.5%]
GNMA 3.5% [4.76%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [4.43%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [4.43%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [4.11%]
US Treasury Note 2% [3.27%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [3.12%]
FHLMC 6.25% [3.07%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in BlackRock US Government Bond Svc Fund (PIGSX)

  

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