Janus Short Term Bond Fund

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

#61 in Short-Term Bond

U.S. News evaluated 128 Short-Term Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 2.33 percent over the past year, 1.91 percent over the past three years, 2.83 percent over the past five years, and 3.41 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 0.7%
1 Year 2.3%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 2.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks as high a level of current income as is consistent with preservation of capital. The fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in short- and intermediate-term securities such as corporate bonds or notes or government securities, including agency securities. It may invest up to 35% of its net assets in high-yield/high-risk bonds, also known as "junk" bonds. The fund expects to maintain an average-weighted effective maturity of three years or less under normal circumstances.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Janus Short Term Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.81 percent.

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Risk

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

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