4 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 78 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 11.74 percent over the past year, 12.10 percent over the past three years, 9.93 percent over the past five years, and 9.58 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||-3.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||9.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.6%|
The investment seeks a high level of current income and capital appreciation as 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 are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Federated Emerging Market Debt Fund has an expense ratio of 0.93 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.