John Hancock Funds Core High Yield Fund

Scorecard
5 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 3 3 1
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
A- (Buy)

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 8.02 percent over the past year, and 9.75 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 3.0%
1 Year 8.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 9.7%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks total return, consisting of a high level of current income and capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in corporate debt securities that are rated, at the time of purchase, below investment-grade (debt securities rated Ba and below by Moody's and BB and below by S&P, and their unrated equivalents, are considered high-yield and junk bonds). It may invest up to 30% of its total assets in debt securities of foreign issuers, including those in emerging markets. The fund may also invest up to 10% of its total assets in domestic and foreign equities of any market capitalization range.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
John Hancock Funds Core High Yield Fund has an expense ratio of 0.87 percent.

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Risk

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

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