Federated Absolute Return Fund

1 / 5 Stars
2 2 4 5 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
D+ (Sell)

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The fund has returned 10.90 percent over the past year, 2.03 percent over the past three years, -1.17 percent over the past five years, and 0.95 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 4.1%
1 Year 10.9%
3 Years (Annualized) 2.0%
5 Years (Annualized) -1.2%
10 Years (Annualized) 1.0%

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The investment seeks to provide absolute (positive) returns with low correlation to the U.S. equity market. The fund pursues its investment objective by investing primarily in domestic (including American Depositary Receipts (ADRs)) and foreign securities (including emerging markets), both debt and equity, that the fund's Investment Adviser, Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania ("Adviser"), and Sub-Adviser, Federated Investment Management Company ("Sub-Adviser"), deem to be misvalued or misperceived.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Federated Absolute Return Fund has an expense ratio of 1.24 percent.

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

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