Diversified Bond

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Diversified Bond Fund: A Risk-Managed, Core Bond StrategyPDF
The Diversified Bond Fund is an all-purpose bond fund designed to deliver a high level of risk-adjusted performance through actively managed positions in governments, corporates and other sectors.

 
Daily Price (04/16/14) $10.74 Daily Change: $-0.01 (-0.09%)  
Investment Objective: Income Ticker Symbol: ADFIX
Fund Type: Taxable Bond Funds Fund Code: 149
Share Class: Investor Inception Date: 12/02/01
Total Assets: $1,631,311,024.21 Newspaper Symbol: DivBnd  
Performance

Data reflects past performance for Investor Class shares, assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than data shown. Investment return and principal value fluctuates. Redemption value may be more or less than original cost. Obtain performance data current to the most recent month end. For additional share class information, consult the prospectus.

  Total Return Average Annual Total Return as of 03/31/2014
Expense
Ratio*
Inception
Date
as of
04/16/2014
YTD
as of
03/31/2014
1 yr
3 yr 5 yr 10 yr 20 yr Life
  +2.67% -0.35% +3.84% +4.76% +4.56% --% +4.81% 0.60% 12/02/01
Morningstar
Ratings
M1:(as of 03/31/2014)
-- -- 3 out of 5 Stars2 out of 5 Stars3 out of 5 Stars--Overall
3 out of 5 Stars Overall
Funds rated in category:----942 808 581 --942
Morningstar Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Lipper Quartiles & Rankings:L1 --Quartile Ranking
325/507
Quartile Ranking
237/456
Quartile Ranking
318/392
Quartile Ranking
87/276
--
Ranking for Core Bond Funds as of 03/31/2014, based on total returns.
 

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Morningstar InfoM1

Overall Rating
Stars
rated among 942 Intermediate-Term Bond
(as of 03/31/2014 )

The fund's current expense ratio is 0.60%

Investment Strategy:
  • High and medium grade debt securities of all maturity ranges.
For Investors Who:
  • Are looking for a general purpose bond fund for asset allocation.
  • Want broad diversification across all bond sectors.
Risk Factors:

The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market and economic conditions. The fund's investments in fixed income securities are subject to the risks associated with debt securities including credit, price and interest rate risk. Generally, as interest rates rise, bond prices fall.

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Fund Management

G. David MacEwen
G. David MacEwen
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

Robert V. Gahagan
Robert V. Gahagan
Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Jeff Houston, CFA
Jeff Houston, CFA
Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Brian Howell
Brian Howell
Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Alejandro H. Aguilar, CFA
Alejandro H. Aguilar, CFA
Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Jesse Singh, CFA
Jesse Singh, CFA
Vice President, Portfolio Manager

John Walsh
John Walsh
Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Miguel Castillo
Miguel Castillo
Portfolio Manager

Objective

High current income



Footnotes

(*) The annual expense ratio is based on expenses incurred by the fund, as stated in the most recent prospectus.

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