Third Avenue Focused Credit Fund

Scorecard
5 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 1 2 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

#2 in High Yield Bond

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Performance

The fund has returned 20.25 percent over the past year, and 12.09 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 11.5%
1 Year 20.3%
3 Years (Annualized) 12.1%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term total return, which may include investment returns from a combination of sources including capital appreciation, fees and interest income. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in bonds and other types of credit instruments. It intends to invest a substantial amount of its assets in credit instruments that are rated below investment grade by some or all relevant independent rating agencies. The fund may have significant investments in distressed and defaulted securities and intends to focus on a relatively small number of issuers. It is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Third Avenue Focused Credit Fund has an expense ratio of 0.91 percent.

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Risk

Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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