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Western Asset Core Bond I WATFX

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  • NAV / 1-Day Return 10.51  /  0.10 %
  • Total Assets 13.9 Bil
  • Adj. Expense Ratio
    0.450%
  • Expense Ratio 0.450%
  • Distribution Fee Level Below Average
  • Share Class Type Institutional
  • Category Intermediate Core Bond
  • Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity High / Moderate
  • Min. Initial Investment 1,000,000
  • Status Open
  • TTM Yield 3.77%
  • Effective Duration 7.02 years

Morningstar’s Analysis WATFX

Will WATFX outperform in future?

Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.

A volatile approach that could be worth a look.

Senior Analyst Mike Mulach

Mike Mulach

Senior Analyst

Summary

Western Asset Core Bond’s capable management and thorough relative value approach remain a draw. Still, it can take on high volatility, so investors may be better served using this as a piece rather than a cornerstone of their fixed-income portfolio.

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Portfolio Holdings WATFX

  • Current Portfolio Date
  • Equity Holdings 0
  • Bond Holdings 2575
  • Other Holdings 29
  • % Assets in Top 10 Holdings 9.3
Top 10 Holdings
% Portfolio Weight
Market Value USD
Sector

United States Treasury Bonds 4.75%

1.38
199,019,438
Government

Western Asset Prem Instl Govtt Rsrv Pref

1.34
193,745,352
Cash and Equivalents

United States Treasury Bonds 1.875%

1.25
180,682,837
Government

United States Treasury Bonds 4%

1.11
159,558,891
Government

United States Treasury Bonds 3.625%

1.06
153,070,905
Government

United States Treasury Notes 1.125%

0.90
130,067,145
Government

United States Treasury Bonds 4.75%

0.83
120,177,011
Government

United States Treasury Bonds 3.375%

0.79
113,468,495
Government

United States Treasury Bonds 1.625%

0.74
106,676,886
Government

Wells Fargo & Co. 5.013%

0.66
94,725,018
Corporate