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DUGRX Delaware Core Plus Bond R

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Fund DUGRX Delaware Core Plus Bond R SCHZ Schwab US Aggregate Bond ETF™ DODIX Dodge & Cox Income  
Similarity
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100% 89% 90%
Annual Fees
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$117.46
(1.15% Exp. Ratio)
$4.09
(0.04% Exp. Ratio)
$43.92
(0.43% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.14% annual return
$13,344.53 $18,654.80 $16,590.46
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$5,310.27 +$3,245.93
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.14%
3 YR 2.10%
5 YR 2.31%
10 YR 4.49%
1 YR RETURN 2.00%
3 YR 2.72%
5 YR 2.31%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 4.15%
3 YR 3.25%
5 YR 3.95%
10 YR 4.97%
Description
The investment seeks maximum long-term total return, consistent with reasonable risk. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of the fund's net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in fixed income securities (80% policy). It will invest at least 50% of its net assets in domestic (U.S.) investment grade debt securities (the "core" portion of the portfolio). The fund may invest no more than 30% of its net assets in high yield securities and no more than 30% of its net assets in foreign securities.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the total return of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. The fund will invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities included in the index. The index is a broad-based benchmark measuring the performance of the U.S. investment grade, taxable bond market, including U.S. Treasuries, government-related and corporate bonds, mortgage pass-through securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and asset-backed securities that are publicly available for sale in the United States.
The investment seeks a high and stable rate of current income, consistent with long-term preservation of capital. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of high-quality bonds and other debt securities. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in (1) investment-grade debt securities and (2) cash equivalents. "Investment grade" means securities rated Baa3 or higher by Moody's Investors Service, or BBB- or higher by Standard & Poor's Ratings Group or Fitch Ratings, or equivalently rated by any nationally recognized statistical rating organization, or, if unrated, deemed to be of similar quality by Dodge & Cox.

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