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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.
The fund has returned 3.66 percent over the past year, 6.78 percent over the past three years, 11.45 percent over the past five years, and 5.83 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||0.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||11.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.8%|
The investment seeks high current income while providing for capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of below investment grade bonds. The fund invests in a wide variety of debt instruments and income-producing securities. Under normal market conditions, it invests at least 80% of its total assets in corporate debt securities rated below investment grade (commonly called "junk bonds"). The fund may invest up to 30% of its total assets in securities of issuers organized or headquartered in emerging market countries. It primarily invests in debt securities payable in U.S. dollars and may invest in foreign currencies.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Payden High Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.91 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.