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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 %
0.910
6.302
53
51
36
0.540
0.750
5.595
23
15
14
0.860
6.905
14
13
12
0.550
4.992
57
42
35
0.710
5.486
31
0.930
4.254
46
57
78
0.850
4.576
33
37
30
1.010
4.684
45
45
47
0.550
4.297
16
10
20
0.650
0.790
4.766
84
74
63
0.750
4.149
0.760
5.405
72
72
42
0.730
5.465
41
36
39
4.320
0.465
100
100

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