3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 168 High Yield 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 9.07 percent over the past year, 8.32 percent over the past three years, 16.32 percent over the past five years, and 7.99 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||6.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.0%|
The investment seeks total return and, as a secondary objective, high current income. The fund will invest primarily in corporate bonds rated BBB- or lower. These are commonly known as high yield bonds or junk bonds and involve greater risks than investment grade bonds. It will also invest in unrated bonds the managers judge to be of comparable quality. The fund may also invest in U.S. and foreign government securities and corporate bonds of foreign issuers. It may invest up to 25% of its total assets in foreign securities.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Delaware High Yield Opportunities Fund has an expense ratio of 1.81 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.