Western Asset Adjustable Rate Income Fund

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

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Performance

The fund has returned 0.68 percent over the past year, 1.20 percent over the past three years, 4.62 percent over the past five years, and 1.27 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.5%
1 Year 0.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 4.6%
10 Years (Annualized) 1.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide high current income and to limit the degree of fluctuation of its net assets value resulting from movements in interest rates. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in adjustable rate securities. It will normally maintain a dollar-weighted average effective duration, as estimated by the fund's subadviser, of less than or equal to one year. The fund may invest up to 10% of its assets in U.S. dollar denominated securities of foreign issuers, including mortgage-backed securities and asset backed securities issued by foreign entities.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Western Asset Adjustable Rate Income Fund has an expense ratio of 1.44 percent.

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Risk

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

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