John Montgomery of Bridgeway Capital Management says that the resulting "poor investor returns" from trading ahead of mutual funds is "the elephant in the room" that "shockingly, people are not talking about. Asset-backed securities include interests in pools of debt securities, commercial or consumer loans, or their receivables. AFFE are reflected in the prices of the acquired funds and thus included in the total returns of the Fund. An ETF often represents a fixed portfolio of securities designed to track a particular market index. Index funds are available from many investment managers.
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Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be found in the Performance section. Inception Date Sep 07, Asset Class Fixed Income. Shares Outstanding as of Jan 07, ,, Number of Holdings The number of holdings in the fund excluding cash positions and derivatives such as futures and currency forwards. Closing Price as of Jan 07, Volume The average number of shares traded in a security across all U. Daily Volume The number of shares traded in a security across all U.
A beta less than 1 indicates the security tends to be less volatile than the market, while a beta greater than 1 indicates the security is more volatile than the market. Standard Deviation 3y Standard deviation measures how dispersed returns are around the average. A higher standard deviation indicates that returns are spread out over a larger range of values and thus, more volatile. Distribution Yield The annual yield an investor would receive if the most recent fund distribution and current fund price stayed the same going forward.
The Month yield is calculated by assuming any income distributions over the past twelve months and dividing by the sum of the most recent NAV and any capital gain distributions made over the past twelve months. Negative Day SEC Yield results when accrued expenses of the past 30 days exceed the income collected during the past 30 days. SEC Yield Tax equivalent yield TEY is used by investors to compare yields on taxable and tax-exempt securities after accounting for taxes.
TEY represents the yield a taxable bond would have to earn in order to match, after taxes, the yield available on a tax-exempt municipal bond. The highest Federal and State individual income tax rates are assumed. Yield The pretax distribution yield that a taxable bond needs to possess for its yield to be equal to that of a tax-free bond. The tax equivalent yield can be used by investors to compare yields on taxable and tax-exempt securities after accounting for taxes.
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Bonds are included in US bond indices when the securities are denominated in U. WAL is the average length of time to the repayment of principal for the securities in the fund.
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