Prudential Global Total Return

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 1 2 2
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E+ (Sell)

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Performance

The fund has returned 11.62 percent over the past year, 4.41 percent over the past three years, 8.16 percent over the past five years, and 5.63 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 7.6%
1 Year 11.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 8.2%
10 Years (Annualized) 5.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks total return, made up of current income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 65% of total assets in income-producing debt securities of U.S. and foreign corporations and governments, supranational organizations, semi-governmental entities or government agencies, authorities or instrumentalities, investment-grade U.S. or foreign mortgages and mortgage-related securities and U.S. or foreign short-term and long-term bank debt securities or bank deposits. It invests up to 50% of its total assets in lower-rated securities, also known as "junk" bonds. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Prudential Global Total Return has an expense ratio of 1.98 percent.

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Risk

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

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