4 / 5 Stars
4 4 3 3 4
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
#1 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.
The fund has returned 8.56 percent over the past year, and 8.30 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||2.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks a high level of current income; capital growth is a secondary objective when it is consistent with its primary objective. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of domestic and foreign high yield instruments, defined as bonds ("junk bonds"), forward commitments, loan participations and assignments, and preferred stocks. It may invest up to 5% of its net assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies. The fund may invest up to 10% of its net assets in securities and instruments that are economically tied to emerging market countries.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
PIA High Yield Fund has an expense ratio of 0.98 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.