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PDBCX Prudential Total Return Bond C

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Fund PDBCX Prudential Total Return Bond C DODIX Dodge & Cox Income PFCPX T. Rowe Price Instl Core Plus F  
100% 89% 88%
Annual Fees
(1.51% Exp. Ratio)
(0.43% Exp. Ratio)
(0.53% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.07% annual return
$11,722.67 $16,259.90 $15,777.06
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$4,537.22 +$4,054.39
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 4.87%
3 YR 3.34%
5 YR 3.47%
10 YR 5.28%
1 YR RETURN 5.83%
3 YR 3.86%
5 YR 4.03%
10 YR 5.28%
1 YR RETURN 5.15%
3 YR 3.70%
5 YR 3.58%
10 YR 5.33%
The investment seeks total return. The fund will seek to achieve its objective through a mix of current income and capital appreciation as determined by the fund's investment subadviser. It invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's investable assets in bonds. For purposes of this policy, bonds include all fixed-income securities, other than preferred stock, with a maturity at date of issue of greater than one year. The fund may invest up to 30% of its investable assets in high risk, below investment-grade securities having a rating of not lower than CCC. It may invest up to 30% of its investable assets in foreign debt securities.
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.
The investment seeks to maximize total return through income and capital appreciation. The advisor intends to invest at least 65% of its net assets in a "core" portfolio of investment grade, U.S. dollar-denominated fixed income securities that may include, but are not limited to, debt securities issued by the U.S. government and its agencies, corporate bonds, and mortgage-backed, and asset-backed securities. Normally, the fund will also maintain a "plus" portion of its portfolio in other sectors of the bond market, including high yield, non-U.S. dollar-denominated, and emerging market securities, to seek additional returns.

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