3 / 5 Stars
4 4 1 4 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 79 Multisector 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 10.65 percent over the past year, 8.71 percent over the past three years, 6.51 percent over the past five years, and 7.80 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||3.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||6.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.8%|
The investment seeks total return. The fund invests mainly in debt securities in three market sectors: Foreign governments and issuers, U.S. government securities, and lower-grade, high-yield securities of U.S. and foreign issuers (commonly referred to as "junk bonds"). It can invest up to 100% of its assets in any one sector at any time. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest a substantial portion of its assets in a number of different countries, including the U.S. It has no limitations regarding the range of maturities of the debt securities it can buy or the market capitalization of the issuers of those securities.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.74 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.
The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 2 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.Value Line 2013-03-12
The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 2 for one year, 3 for five years, and 2 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.Value Line 2013-03-12
The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 4 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.Value Line 2013-03-12