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#45 in Intermediate-Term Bond
U.S. News evaluated 280 Intermediate-Term 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 0.88 percent over the past year, 4.76 percent over the past three years, 9.23 percent over the past five years, and 5.91 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||2.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||9.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.9%|
The investment seeks maximum long-term total return, consistent with reasonable risk. Under normal circumstances, the Portfolio will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in fixed income securities. It allocates its investments principally among the following three sectors of the fixed income securities markets: the U.S. investment grade sector, the U.S. high yield sector, and the international sector. Under normal circumstances, between 50% and 100% of the Portfolio's total assets will be invested in the U.S. investment grade sector.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Delaware Pooled Trust Core Plus Fixed Income Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.45 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.