American Century Investments High-Yield Fund

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

#98 in High Yield Bond

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 6.84 percent over the past year, 7.60 percent over the past three years, 14.11 percent over the past five years, and 6.93 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.4%
1 Year 6.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 7.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 14.1%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.9%

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Summary

The investment seeks high current income; capital appreciation is secondary. Under normal market conditions, the portfolio managers will maintain at least 80% of the fund's assets in high-yield corporate bonds and other debt instruments. The remaining assets may be invested in common stocks or other equity-related securities. Up to 40% of the fund's total assets may be invested in fixed-income obligations of foreign issuers. It may invest up to 20% of its assets in short-term money market instruments and U.S. government securities. The fund has no average maturity limitations, but it typically invests in intermediate-term and long-term debt securities.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
American Century Investments High-Yield Fund has an expense ratio of 1.10 percent.

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Risk

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

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