4 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned 7.30 percent over the past year, 7.71 percent over the past three years, and 16.83 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||5.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks maximum total return, consistent with the preservation of capital and prudent investment management. Under normal market conditions, the Portfolio invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of high-yield securities ("junk bonds"). The remainder of the Portfolio's assets may be invested in investment-grade debt instruments. The average duration of the Portfolio normally varies within two years (plus or minus) of the duration of the Bank of America/Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Rated Index, as calculated by the Sub-Adviser, which as of December 31, 2012 was 3.41 years.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
ING Investors Trust PIMCO 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.