Sentinel Low Duration Bond Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 3 5 2 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D (Sell)

#40 in Short-Term Government

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Performance

The fund has returned 0.02 percent over the past year, 0.64 percent over the past three years, 1.69 percent over the past five years, and 2.67 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.1%
1 Year 0.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 0.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 1.7%
10 Years (Annualized) 2.7%

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Summary

The investment seeks high current income and limited fluctuations in principal value. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in fixed income instruments and related derivatives. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing principally in a diversified portfolio of fixed income instruments of varying maturities, and related derivatives. The fund expects to invest at least 50% of its total assets in investment grade debt securities. It expects to invest no more than 50% of its total assets in any one or combination of the following types of fixed income securities and other instruments.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Sentinel Low Duration Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.86 percent.

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Risk

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

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