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#35 in Short-Term Bond
U.S. News evaluated 111 Short-Term 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 3.79 percent over the past year, 3.56 percent over the past three years, 4.51 percent over the past five years, and 3.94 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||3.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.9%|
The investment seeks current income by investing in a diversified portfolio of fixed income securities. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in investment grade corporate notes, bonds and debentures that are nationally traded and corporate issues of domestic and international companies (including emerging market companies) denominated in U.S. dollars. It may also purchase mortgage-backed and asset-backed instruments whose maturities and durations are consistent with an intermediate term strategy. The average duration of the fund's portfolio typically ranges from two to six years.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
CNI Charter Corporate Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.75 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.