American Beacon High Yield Bond Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 2 1 1 4
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 174 High Yield 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 7.57 percent over the past year, 7.16 percent over the past three years, 15.59 percent over the past five years, and 6.13 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.6%
1 Year 7.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 7.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.6%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.1%

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Summary

The investment seeks high current income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of domestic and foreign high yield bonds. It invests in a diversified portfolio of public and private issue debt securities that are generally rated below investment grade or deemed to be below investment grade by an investment sub-advisor. The fund may invest in other securities, including investment grade securities, foreign securities, common and preferred stocks and convertible securities.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
American Beacon High Yield Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.87 percent.

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Risk

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

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