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LCRSX Lord Abbett Core Fixed Income R4

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Fund LCRSX Lord Abbett Core Fixed Income R4 FTBFX Fidelity® Total Bond PRCIX T. Rowe Price New Income  
Similarity
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100% 85% 85%
Annual Fees
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$72.47
(0.71% Exp. Ratio)
$45.93
(0.45% Exp. Ratio)
$55.12
(0.54% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.07% annual return
$14,942.66 $16,162.20 $15,729.55
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,219.54 +$786.89
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 4.13%
3 YR 3.22%
5 YR 2.95%
10 YR 4.80%
1 YR RETURN 6.16%
3 YR 3.97%
5 YR 3.77%
10 YR 5.15%
1 YR RETURN 4.26%
3 YR 3.38%
5 YR 3.02%
10 YR 4.80%
Description
The investment seeks income and capital appreciation to produce a high total return. The fund pursues its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in fixed income securities of various types. The manager expects to invest in derivatives consisting principally of futures, forwards, options, and swaps. It may use derivatives to seek to enhance returns, to attempt to hedge some of its investment risk, to manage portfolio duration, as a substitute for holding the underlying asset on which the derivative instrument is based, or for cash management purposes.
The investment seeks a high level of current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in debt securities of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities. The manager uses the Barclays® U.S. Universal Bond Index as a guide in allocating assets across the investment-grade, high yield, and emerging market asset classes. It invests up to 20% of assets in lower-quality debt securities (those of less than investment-grade quality, also referred to as high yield debt securities or junk bonds).
The investment seeks the highest level of income consistent with the preservation of capital over time by investing primarily in marketable debt securities. The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in income-producing securities, which may include, but are not limited to, U.S. government and agency obligations, mortgage- and asset-backed securities, corporate bonds, foreign bonds, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and Treasury inflation protected securities.

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