The investment seeks to maximize long-term total return, consisting of both current income and capital appreciation.
The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets measured at the time of purchase in fixed income securities. These include, but are not limited to, debt securities issued by U.S. and foreign companies, debt obligations issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and foreign governments and their agencies and instrumentalities, and U.S. and foreign mortgage-backed securities, collateralized mortgage obligations and asset-backed debt securities.
The investment seeks to maximize total return through income and capital appreciation.
Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in a portfolio of bonds, including but not limited to corporate, government and mortgage bonds, which, at the time of purchase, are rated investment-grade (e.g., rated at least BBB- by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services or Baa3 by Moody's Investors Service, Inc.) or have an equivalent rating by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization ("NRSRO"), or are of comparable quality if unrated.