4 / 5 Stars
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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.
The fund has returned 6.69 percent over the past year, 7.72 percent over the past three years, and 17.75 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||2.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||17.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide investors with a high level of current income and total return. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of high-yield (high risk) bonds commonly known as "junk bonds." There are no restrictions on the average maturity of the fund or the maturity of any single investment. Maturities may vary widely depending on the Sub-Adviser's assessment of interest rate trends and other economic or market factors.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
ING High Yield Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.75 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.