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U.S. News evaluated 173 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 5.71 percent over the past year, 7.22 percent over the past three years, 14.17 percent over the past five years, and 5.70 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||4.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||14.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.7%|
The investment seeks a high level of total return. The fund's principal investment strategy is fixed income investing in which the fund engages includes utilizing economic research and analysis of current economic conditions, potential fluctuations in interest rates, and, where relevant - particularly with respect to the issuers of high-yield, high-risk bonds - the strength of the underlying issuer. It normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowing for investment purposes, in bonds which include fixed-income securities other than short-term commercial paper and preferred stock.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
SunAmerica High Yield Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 2.01 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.