2 / 5 Stars
3 3 5 2 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#77 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 2.58 percent over the past year, 2.50 percent over the past three years, 4.09 percent over the past five years, and 3.51 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.5%|
The investment seeks as high a level of current income as is consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests 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 are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Janus Short Term Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.80 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.