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#24 in Intermediate-Term Bond
U.S. News evaluated 276 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 1.22 percent over the past year, 4.56 percent over the past three years, 8.66 percent over the past five years, and 5.58 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||0.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||8.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.6%|
The investment seeks to provide current income from an investment grade portfolio with due regard to preservation of capital and prudent investment risk. Normally, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of borrowings, if any, for investment purposes) in debt securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies and instrumentalities, investment grade debt securities (including convertible debt) of corporate or other issuers and cash, cash equivalents and other short-term holdings. It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in debt securities rated below investment grade.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Pioneer Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.85 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.