What is the Total Return Fund ?

The Fund seeks to deliver current income and the opportunity for capital appreciation by investing primarily in U.S. investment grade corporate, government, and mortgage- and asset-backed securities, with select allocations to high yield and emerging market debt securities.

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EXPERIENCED INVESTMENT TEAM

Managed through collaboration among 40+ investment professionals in portfolio management, credit research, and trading.

DISCIPLINED, FLEXIBLE APPROACH

Utilizes a blend of fundamental research and quantitative analysis in seeking to add value through sector rotation, security selection, and rigorous risk management.

CONSISTENT, RISK-ADJUSTED RETURNS

Has offered a track record of generating above-average returns with below-average risk in a variety of market environments, versus its peers in the Morningstar Intermediate-Term Bond Category.¥

Yield

Dividend Yield 1 as of 09/04/2015  

  Subsidized3 Un-Subsidized4
w/o sales charge 2.96% 2.80%
w/ sales charge 2.89% 2.73%

30-Day Standardized Yield 2 as of 07/31/2015  

Subsidized3 Un-Subsidized4
2.30% 2.17%

Fund Basicsas of 07/31/2015

Total Net Assets
$2.38 B
Inception Date
08/31/2000
Dividend Frequency
Monthly (Daily Accrual)
Number of Holdings
575

Expense Ratioas of 08/31/2015

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 0.84%

Net 0.68%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 08/31/2000
w/o sales charge -0.14% 0.26% 2.04% 3.69% 4.96% 5.70%
Lipper Category Avg. Core Bond Funds 0.12% 0.56% 1.50% 3.04% 4.00% -
Barclays U.S. Universal Index 0.59% 1.13% 1.85% 3.34% 4.66% 5.50%
w/ sales charge -2.36% -2.04% 1.27% 3.22% 4.72% 5.54%

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 0.84%

Net 0.68%

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 0.84%

Net 0.68%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 08/31/2000
w/o sales charge 0.06% 1.23% 2.81% 4.33% 5.01% 5.78%
Lipper Category Avg. Core Bond Funds -0.02% 1.12% 2.06% 3.54% 4.03% -
Barclays U.S. Universal Index 0.30% 1.61% 2.33% 3.81% 4.68% 5.55%
w/ sales charge -2.17% -1.00% 2.02% 3.85% 4.78% 5.62%

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 0.84%

Net 0.68%

Investment Team

Robert A. Lee
Robert A. Lee

Partner & Director

24 Years of Industry Experience

Andrew H. O'Brien
Andrew H. O'Brien, CFA

Partner & Portfolio Manager

16 Years of Industry Experience

Jerald M. Lanzotti
Jerald M. Lanzotti, CFA

Partner & Portfolio Manager

25 Years of Industry Experience

Kewjin Yuoh
Kewjin Yuoh

Partner & Portfolio Manager

21 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 45 Investment Professionals and 13 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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