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PFSIX PIMCO Emerg Mkts Full Spectrum Bd Instl

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Fund PFSIX PIMCO Emerg Mkts Full Spectrum Bd Instl FNMIX Fidelity® New Markets Income PREMX T. Rowe Price Emerging Markets Bond  
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100% 85% 86%
Annual Fees
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$101.02
(0.99% Exp. Ratio)
$87.76
(0.86% Exp. Ratio)
$94.90
(0.93% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.05% annual return
$13,618.73 $14,165.51 $13,868.50
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$546.78 +$249.78
Return
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 12.01%
3 YR -1.42%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 14.72%
3 YR 6.25%
5 YR 6.14%
10 YR 7.26%
1 YR RETURN 14.63%
3 YR 5.98%
5 YR 5.74%
10 YR 6.17%
Description
The investment seeks maximum total return, consistent with prudent investment management. The fund invests under normal circumstances at least 80% of its assets in investments economically tied to emerging market countries and 80% of its assets in Fixed Income Instruments, which may be represented by direct or indirect (through an acquired fund) investments. It will normally limit its foreign currency exposure (from non-U.S. dollar-denominated securities or currencies) to between 20% and 80% of its assets.
The investment seeks high current income; capital appreciation is a secondary objective. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in securities of issuers in emerging markets (countries that have an emerging stock market as defined by MSCI, countries or markets with low- to middle-income economies as classified by the World Bank, and other countries or markets with similar emerging characteristics) and other investments that are tied economically to emerging markets. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to provide high income and capital appreciation. The fund will normally invest at least 80% (and potentially all) of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in debt securities of emerging market governments or companies located in emerging market countries. The fund's investments in debt securities typically consist of corporate and sovereign bonds. The advisor considers frontier markets to be a subset of emerging markets and any investments in frontier markets will be counted toward the fund's 80% investment policy. The fund is non-diversified.

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