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ABSNX Advantus Short Duration Bond Investor

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Fund ABSNX Advantus Short Duration Bond Investor FSHBX Fidelity® Short-Term Bond LMBS First Trust Low Duration Oppos ETF  
100% 85% 85%
Annual Fees
(0.70% Exp. Ratio)
(0.45% Exp. Ratio)
(0.65% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.94% annual return
$14,420.15 $15,549.99 $14,639.57
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,129.84 +$219.42
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.30%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.68%
3 YR 1.23%
5 YR 1.32%
10 YR 1.82%
1 YR RETURN 7.69%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks current income while preserving capital and maintaining liquidity. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds. Normally, it seeks to maintain an average dollar-weighted effective duration of 3 years or less. The fund may also invest up to (i) 20% of its total assets in securities rated lower than investment grade or unrated securities of comparable quality as determined by the Adviser and (ii) 25% of its total assets in non-U.S. issuers, of which no more than 10% of its total assets will be invested in securities denominated in foreign currencies.
The investment seeks to obtain a high level of current income consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in investment-grade debt securities (those of medium and high quality) of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities. Its manager manages the fund to have similar overall interest rate risk to the Barclays® U.S. 1-3 Year Government/Credit Bond Index. The fund normally maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity of three years or less. It allocates assets across different market sectors and maturities. The fund invests in domestic and foreign issuers.
The investment seeks to generate current income with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund will seek to achieve its investment objectives by investing at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in mortgage-related debt securities and other mortgage-related instruments (collectively, "Mortgage-Related Investments"). The advisor normally expects to invest in Mortgage-Related Investments tied to residential and commercial mortgages. It is non-diversified.

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