4 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
Standard & Poor's
3 / 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 8.53 percent over the past year, 8.56 percent over the past three years, 15.49 percent over the past five years, and 7.84 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||6.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||15.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.8%|
The investment seeks to maximize current income; and capital appreciation is a secondary objective. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its investable assets in a diversified portfolio of high yield fixed-income instruments rated Ba or lower by Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) or BB or lower by Standard & Poor's Ratings Group (Standard & Poor's), and instruments either rated by another major rating service or considered by the advisor to be of comparable quality, that is, junk bonds.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Prudential High Yield Fund has an expense ratio of 0.47 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.