2 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 53 Nontraditional 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 3.99 percent over the past year, and 2.61 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks total return. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in floating-rate securities, including but not limited to, investment grade corporate bonds, bank loans, high yield bonds, nonagency mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, municipal bonds, securities of foreign issuers in both developed and emerging markets, and may include derivative instruments that attempt to achieve a floating rate of income for the fund when they are combined with a group of fixed-rate securities.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Delaware Diversified Floating Rate Fund has an expense ratio of 1.05 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.