MassMutual Premier High Yield Fund

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

#19 in High Yield Bond

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 10.01 percent over the past year, 10.41 percent over the past three years, 15.13 percent over the past five years, and 7.59 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 3.6%
1 Year 10.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 10.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.1%
10 Years (Annualized) 7.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks to achieve a high level of total return, with an emphasis on current income, by investing primarily in high yield debt and related securities. The fund invests primarily in lower rated U.S. debt securities, including securities in default. Debt securities may include, for example, corporate bonds, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, and obligations of the U.S. government or its agencies or instrumentalities. It invests at least 80% of its net assets in lower rated fixed income securities. The fund expects to have a dollar-weighted average portfolio maturity ranging from 4 to 10 years.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
MassMutual Premier High Yield Fund has an expense ratio of 1.15 percent.

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Risk

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

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