MainStay MacKay Unconstrained Bond's management team is settling after the replacement of its longtime managers, but the support team is thin and keeps experiencing turnover. Additionally, the highly flexible process historically led to a heavy dose of credit risk in the portfolio. The strategy's cheaper share classes earn a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral, while most expensive ones are rated Negative.
Will MASBX outperform in future?
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