Federated Ultrashort Bond is fashioned as a cash-plus offering but does not shy away from taking risks. Still, its veteran manager has been circumspect about not overdoing risk. The strategy’s cheapest share class, R6, thus earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze while the other share classes earn Neutral.
Will FULAX outperform in future?
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