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BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc  as of 04/18/2018

NYSE / DSU Asset Class:  Loan Participation Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  5.01%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 5.66% 4.19% 7.89% 0.23%
Lipper Pct. Rank 77 14 8 78
NAV Return 5.93% 5.85% 7.38% 1.88%
Lipper Pct. Rank 39 7 8 71
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-5.532% -9.366% -8.410%

NAV $12.66 Market Price $11.52
Net Change $0.00 Market Change -$0.13
Premium/Discount -9.00%
1 YR NAV Return 7.381%
1 YR NAV Rank 8
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 6.04%
Distribution Yield (Market) 7.17%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.069
Ex-Div Date 3/14/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.073
Ex-Div Date 12/29/2008
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.069
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 3/24/1998
Fund Advisor BlackRock Inc
Manager & Tenure Keenan since 2009
Marshall since 2009
Garfin since 2016
Phone 800-882-0052
Website www1.blackrock.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 3/31/2018 $740.4
% Leveraged Assets as of 2/28/2017 23.56%
Portfolio Turnover 55.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.711%
Expense Ratio 1.350%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide current income by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of U.S. companies' debt instruments, including corporate loans, that are rated in the lower rating categories of the established rating services.
Total Net Assets by Category (as of 12/31/2017)
Cash? -48.02%
Asset Backed 91.12%
Corporate Notes/Bonds 44.09%
Foreign Long-Term Debt 10.55%
Convertible Bonds 1.45%
Common Stock 0.56%
Preferred Stock 0.25%
Quality (as of 12/31/2017)
Short-Term? -48.02%
Not Rated 86.18%
B 20.23%
BB 19.87%
Foreign Currencies 10.55%
CCC 4.98%
BBB 3.94%
A 1.38%
Other 0.81%
C 0.08%



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