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High Yield Bond Funds

High-yield bond portfolios concentrate on lower-quality bonds, which are riskier than those of higher- quality companies. These portfolios generally offer higher yields than other types of portfolios, but they are also more vulnerable to economic and credit risk. These portfolios primarily invest in U.S. high- income debt securities where at least 65% or more of bond assets are not rated or are rated by a major agency such as Standard & Poor’s or Moody’s at the level of BB (considered speculative for taxable bonds) and below.

Fund Name
Adjusted Expense Ratio %
12 Month Yield %
Return Rank in Category 3Y %
Return Rank in Category 5Y %
Return Rank in Category 10Y %
0.800
5.346
18
12
12
0.240
6.880
12
1.120
5.914
30
17
9
0.550
4.375
34
40
29
0.710
5.121
0.700
4.956
41
17
0.960
3.829
31
24
80
0.850
4.826
56
33
52
1.040
4.200
49
47
46
0.800
4.381
77
79
61
0.750
3.397
0.840
4.689
72
50
47
0.730
5.152
32
38
31
4.230
0.397
100
100

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