3 / 5 Stars
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Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 179 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 11.96 percent over the past year, 9.05 percent over the past three years, 12.27 percent over the past five years, and 7.64 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 06.30.2014|
|Year to date||5.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||9.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||12.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.6%|
The investment seeks current income. The fund invests primarily in securities, including high-yield corporate bonds, convertible bonds, and other debt securities, that are rated below investment grade by nationally recognized statistical ratings organizations (commonly known as "high-yield" securities or "junk bonds") at the time of purchase or, if unrated, have been determined by the fund's investment team to be of comparable quality. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in debt securities and other investments that, at the time of purchase, are rated below investment grade.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
RS High Yield Fund has an expense ratio of 0.76 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.