The investment seeks a favorable long-term total return through income, primarily from investment grade fixed-income securities.
The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds. For these purposes, bonds include fixed-income securities of all types. It primarily invests in a broad range of investment-grade bonds and fixed-income securities, including, but not limited to, U.S. government securities, corporate bonds and mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities. The fund may also invest in other fixed-income securities, including those of non-investment-grade quality.
The investment seeks to maximize total return through income and capital appreciation.
Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in a portfolio of bonds, including but not limited to corporate, government and mortgage bonds, which, at the time of purchase, are rated investment-grade (e.g., rated at least BBB- by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services or Baa3 by Moody's Investors Service, Inc.) or have an equivalent rating by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization ("NRSRO"), or are of comparable quality if unrated.