Federated High Yield Trust

5 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
C+ (Hold)

U.S. News evaluated 179 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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The fund has returned 14.18 percent over the past year, 11.23 percent over the past three years, 15.61 percent over the past five years, and 9.20 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.0%
1 Year 14.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 11.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.6%
10 Years (Annualized) 9.2%

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The investment seeks high current income. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of high-yield, lower-rated domestic and foreign corporate bonds. Its investment adviser selects securities that it believes has attractive risk-return characteristics. The fund may also opportunistically invest up to 20% of its assets in equity securities, convertible securities or pooled vehicles such as exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or other investment companies. It may invest in derivative contracts to implement its investment strategies as more fully described herein.


Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Federated High Yield Trust has an expense ratio of 0.74 percent.

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

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