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APECX Columbia High Yield Bond C

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Fund APECX Columbia High Yield Bond C VWEHX Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv ANGL VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel HiYld Bd ETF  
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Annual Fees
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$184.68
(1.81% Exp. Ratio)
$23.47
(0.23% Exp. Ratio)
$35.71
(0.35% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.03% annual return
$10,573.64 $17,068.92 $16,463.65
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$6,495.28 +$5,890.00
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 6.88%
3 YR 3.23%
5 YR 6.33%
10 YR 5.87%
1 YR RETURN 7.74%
3 YR 4.30%
5 YR 6.79%
10 YR 6.26%
1 YR RETURN 19.57%
3 YR 8.11%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks to provide shareholders with high current income as its primary objective and, as its secondary objective, capital growth. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in high-yield debt instruments (commonly referred to as "junk" bonds or securities). It may invest up to 25% of its net assets in debt instruments of foreign issuers. The fund may invest in debt instruments of any maturity and does not seek to maintain a particular dollar-weighted average maturity.
The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income. The fund invests primarily in a diversified group of high-yielding, higher-risk corporate bonds-commonly known as "junk bonds"-with medium- and lower-range credit-quality ratings. It invests at least 80% of its assets in corporate bonds that are rated below Baa by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (Moody's); have an equivalent rating by any other independent bond-rating agency; or, if unrated, are determined to be of comparable quality by the fund's advisor. The fund's high-yield bonds and loans mostly have short- and intermediate-term maturities.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the BofA Merrill Lynch US Fallen Angel High Yield Index (the "Fallen Angel Index"). The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index is comprised of below investment grade corporate bonds denominated in U.S. dollars that were rated investment grade at the time of issuance.

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