Fund data as of 06/30/2020 unless otherwise specified.
The Fund seeks maximum total return consistent with preservation of capital.
The Fund is actively managed and invests in a diversified portfolio of fixed-income securities with an average dollar-weighted duration that will normally be greater than or equal to seven years.
This Fund may be suitable for investors who are seeking higher returns without investing in stocks, can accept short-term fluctuations in account value and want to diversify their portfolio with a fixed income investment option.
This Fund is subject to credit risk and interest rate risk. Interest rate risk means, when interest rates rise, the value of the existing bonds decrease and vice versa. Changes in interest rates have a bigger impact on long duration holdings that on short duration holdings.
- NASDAQ Ticker: GEDZX
- Inception Date: 8/27/2001
|Total fund net assets for all share classes||285|
|Number of holdings*||294|
*Does not include currencies or forward currency contracts
|Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Government & Credit – Long||50%|
|Bloomberg Barclays US Intermediate Government/Credit||50%|
|Schroder Investent Management North America||77%|
|Loomis, Sayles & Company||23%|
|Net Asset Value||$19.74|
|Gross Expense Ratio||0.83%|
|Net Expense Ratio||0.83%|
|Year To Date||10.51%|
|Morningstar Rating based upon risk-adjusted return as of 8/31/2020|
|Category: Long-Term Bond|
|(Two Stars) Overall rating among 35 funds in this category.|
|(Two Stars) Three year rating among 35 funds in this category.|
|(Two Stars) Five year rating among 31 funds in this category.|
|(Two Stars) Ten year rating among 24 funds in this category.|
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The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or “star rating”, is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds and separate accounts) with at least a 3-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product’s monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% 3-year rating for 36–59 months of total returns, 60% 5-year rating/40% 3-year rating for 60–119 months of total returns and 50% 10-year rating/30% 5-year rating/20% 3-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent 3-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods. Ratings are for the share class shown only; other classes may vary. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Due to rounding, portfolio holdings data may not sum to 100%.
|Beta vs. Benchmark||0.90|
|Beta vs. Bloomberg Barclays US Agg.||1.52|
Calculated over previous 3 years.
|Weighted Avg Maturity||16.30 years|
|Effective Duration||11.02 years|
|SEC 30-Day Yield||1.40%|
|SEC 30-Day Yield (Gross)†||1.40%|
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