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Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#24 in Corporate Bond
U.S. News evaluated 47 Corporate Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 2.66 percent over the past year, and 6.49 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||3.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks a high level of total return that is consistent with preservation of capital. The fund invests in a wide variety of debt instruments and income-producing securities. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in corporate bonds or similar corporate debt instruments. In addition, in order to gain exposure to corporate debt markets, the fund may use derivatives to a significant extent, including in particular, credit default swaps with respect to individual corporate names and with respect to various credit indices. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Payden Corporate Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.65 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.