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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 7.91 percent over the past year, 7.42 percent over the past three years, 13.29 percent over the past five years, and 7.39 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||6.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||13.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.4%|
The investment seeks high current income; as a secondary investment objective, it seeks capital appreciation. The fund follows a sustainable investing approach, combining rigorous financial analysis with equally rigorous environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis in order to identify investments. It invests at least 80% of its assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in high-yield, fixed income securities (such as bonds, notes or debentures). The fund may invest up to 40% of its assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers, including investments in emerging markets.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Pax World High Yield Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.73 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.