2 / 5 Stars
4 4 1 1 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 94 Emerging Markets 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 -15.13 percent over the past year, 2.41 percent over the past three years, and 7.72 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-4.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||7.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks maximum long term total return. The fund invests primarily in a global portfolio of fixed income securities and derivatives of any maturity of issuers located in emerging markets that may be denominated in any currency (on a hedged or un-hedged basis). Emerging markets include, but are not limited to, countries that are included in the J.P. Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index. The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in fixed income securities issued by governments, their political subdivisions (states, provinces and municipalities), agencies and companies tied economically to an emerging market. It is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock Emerging Markets Flexible Dynamic Bond Portfolio has an expense ratio of 2.00 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.