3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 97 World 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 1.53 percent over the past year, 3.81 percent over the past three years, 5.42 percent over the past five years, and 3.43 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||1.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||3.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.4%|
The investment seeks a high total return, emphasizing current income, and, to a lesser extent, providing opportunities for capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes (measured at the time of purchase) ("Net Assets") in a portfolio of fixed income securities of U.S. and foreign issuers. Foreign securities include securities of issuers located outside the U.S. or securities quoted or denominated in a currency other than the U.S. dollar. It also enters into transactions in foreign currencies, typically through the use of forward contracts and swap contracts. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Goldman Sachs Global Income Fund has an expense ratio of 1.79 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.