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Standard & Poor's
2 / 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 6.69 percent over the past year, 8.01 percent over the past three years, 16.56 percent over the past five years, and 7.15 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||4.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.1%|
The investment seeks a high level of current income by investing in high-yield debt securities. The fund principally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of borrowings, if any, for investment purposes) in high-yield/high-risk bonds. Under adverse or unstable market, economic or political conditions, the fund may take temporary defensive positions in cash and short-term debt securities without limit.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Transamerica High Yield Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.84 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.