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PTVCX PNC Total Return Advantage C

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Fund PTVCX PNC Total Return Advantage C SCHZ Schwab US Aggregate Bond ETF™ FSITX Fidelity® US Bond Index Premium  
Similarity
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100% 94% 91%
Annual Fees
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$156.28
(1.53% Exp. Ratio)
$4.09
(0.04% Exp. Ratio)
$5.11
(0.05% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.14% annual return
$11,888.34 $18,654.80 $18,598.89
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$6,766.46 +$6,710.55
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.29%
3 YR 1.08%
5 YR 1.57%
10 YR 3.49%
1 YR RETURN 2.00%
3 YR 2.72%
5 YR 2.31%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.90%
3 YR 2.70%
5 YR 2.34%
10 YR 3.92%
Description
The investment seeks current income as well as capital appreciation. The fund primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of investment-grade fixed income securities. The dollar-weighted average maturity of the fund's portfolio is normally expected to range from four to twelve years, but may vary outside that range from time to time, including due to market conditions or if deemed appropriate for temporary defensive purposes. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets in investment-grade debt 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 to provide investment results that correspond to the aggregate price and interest performance of the debt securities in the Barclays® U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's assets in bonds included in the Barclays® U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. Its manager uses statistical sampling techniques based on duration, maturity, interest rate sensitivity, security structure, and credit quality to attempt to replicate the returns of the Barclays® U.S. Aggregate Bond Index using a smaller number of securities. The fund invests in Fidelity's central funds.

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