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5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
U.S. News evaluated 50 Inflation-Protected 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 -6.73 percent over the past year, 2.80 percent over the past three years, and 6.79 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-6.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||6.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to achieve as high a total rate of real return on an annual basis as is considered consistent with prudent investment risk and the preservation of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in inflation-indexed bonds and other income-producing securities. It may also invest in other income-producing securities of any kind. The fund generally intends to maintain a dollar-weighted average credit quality of A or better. It may invest up to 15% of its total assets in securities that are not denominated in U.S. dollars.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
MassMutual Premier Inflation Protected and Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.96 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.