5 / 5 Stars
5 5 4 3 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 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 9.62 percent over the past year, and 10.73 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||7.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||10.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
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 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.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.