3 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned 1.51 percent over the past year, 5.25 percent over the past three years, 11.07 percent over the past five years, and 6.72 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||0.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||11.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||6.7%|
The investment seeks the highest possible total return and income consistent with conservation of capital through investment in a diversified portfolio of income producing securities. The fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in a broad range of fixed-income securities, including investment grade bonds, U.S. government and agency obligations, mortgage backed securities and U.S., Canadian and foreign high risk, high yield bonds. Up to 50% of the fund's total assets may be invested in foreign securities. Up to 25% of its total assets may be invested in foreign emerging market debt.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
VALIC Company II Strategic Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.89 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.