2 / 5 Stars
3 4 1 3 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
#51 in World Bond
U.S. News evaluated 91 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 1.85 percent over the past year, 6.10 percent over the past three years, and 5.16 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||-1.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks high total investment return through a combination of high current income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in fixed-income securities. It invests primarily (at least 65% of its net assets) in fixed-income securities of issuers located outside the United States. The fund invests primarily in investment-grade fixed-income securities. It may invest up to 35% of its assets in below investment-grade fixed-income securities. The fund may invest in fixed-income securities of any maturity. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Loomis Sayles International Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.09 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.