The investment seeks to provide total return.
The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of fixed income securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. or foreign governments or their agencies, instrumentalities or political subdivisions; supranational entities organized or supported by several national governments, such as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, municipalities; and corporations. It will invest at least 80% of the value of its net assets, including any fixed income related futures, options, swaps and other instruments as well as borrowings for investment purposes, in investment grade bonds.
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.