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APHFX Artisan High Income Institutional Shares

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Fund APHFX Artisan High Income Institutional Shares VWEHX Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv SHYG iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corp Bd  
100% 90% 94%
Annual Fees
(0.79% Exp. Ratio)
(0.23% Exp. Ratio)
(0.30% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.01% annual return
$14,326.41 $16,961.85 $16,608.44
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,635.43 +$2,282.02
As of 9/30/16
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 9.82%
3 YR 5.49%
5 YR 7.61%
10 YR 6.59%
1 YR RETURN 8.82%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks to provide total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest primarily in instruments that are rated, at the time of purchase, below investment grade (below BBB- by Standard & Poor's Rating Services ("S&P") or Fitch, Inc. ("Fitch") or below Baa3 by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. ("Moody's")), or comparably rated by another nationally recognized statistical rating organization ("NRSRO"), or unrated but determined by Artisan Partners to be of comparable quality.
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 track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds with remaining maturities of less than five years. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx® USD Liquid High Yield 0-5 Index, which is designed to reflect the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated high yield corporate debt. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents.

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