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MTMBX MainStay Total Return Bond B

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Fund MTMBX MainStay Total Return Bond B PBDIX T. Rowe Price U.S. Bond Enhanced Index DODIX Dodge & Cox Income  
100% 85% 90%
Annual Fees
(1.60% Exp. Ratio)
(0.30% Exp. Ratio)
(0.43% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.02% annual return
$11,217.31 $16,629.94 $15,991.57
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$5,412.63 +$4,774.26
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 5.42%
3 YR 2.74%
5 YR 2.70%
10 YR 4.09%
1 YR RETURN 5.45%
3 YR 4.08%
5 YR 3.12%
10 YR 4.81%
1 YR RETURN 7.09%
3 YR 4.29%
5 YR 4.31%
10 YR 5.36%
The investment seeks total return. The fund, under normal circumstances, invests at least 80% of its assets (net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds. At least 65% percent of the fund's total assets will be invested in investment grade debt securities. The fund may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies.
The investment seeks to provide a total return that matches or incrementally exceeds the performance of the U.S. investment-grade bond market. The fund's overall investment strategy is to match or incrementally exceed the performance of the U.S. investment-grade bond market. Under normal conditions, it will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds that are held in its benchmark index. The fund's holdings will normally include U.S. government and agency obligations, mortgage- and asset-backed securities, corporate bonds, and U.S. dollar-denominated securities of foreign issuers.
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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