Federated Emerging Market Debt Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
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Zacks Investment Research
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Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 96 Emerging Markets Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -4.69 percent over the past year, 6.33 percent over the past three years, 14.76 percent over the past five years, and 8.39 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.1%
1 Year -4.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 6.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 14.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks a high level of current income and capital appreciation is a secondary objective. The fund invests primarily in emerging markets fixed-income investments. Its investments may be denominated in foreign currencies or U.S. dollars, and may be of any duration. The fund does not limit the amount it may invest in investments rated below investment grade. It may invest in derivative contracts to implement its investment strategies. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Federated Emerging Market Debt Fund has an expense ratio of 0.93 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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