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Fund AFMMX API Short Term Bond L FATRX Frost Total Return Bond Investor CMFIX CM Advisors Fixed Income  
100% 86% 88%
Annual Fees
(2.71% Exp. Ratio)
(0.77% Exp. Ratio)
(0.81% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.06% annual return
$8,086.33 $14,621.60 $14,445.81
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$6,535.27 +$6,359.48
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 4.28%
3 YR 0.27%
5 YR 1.39%
10 YR -1.06%
1 YR RETURN 5.37%
3 YR 3.00%
5 YR 4.54%
10 YR 5.71%
1 YR RETURN 6.93%
3 YR 2.33%
5 YR 1.90%
10 YR 4.63%
The investment seeks maximum total return from capital growth and income. The fund invests in securities that, in the Adviser's opinion, offer the opportunity for maximum total return from capital growth and income. The Adviser exercises a flexible strategy in the selection of investments and is not limited by investment style or asset class.
The investment seeks to maximize total return, consisting of income and capital appreciation, consistent with the preservation of principal. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in fixed income securities. The advisor actively manages the duration of the fund and purchases securities such that the average weighted duration of the fund's portfolio will typically range within plus or minus three years of the fund benchmark's duration. Its fixed income investments focus primarily on investment grade securities, but may at times include securities rated below investment grade.
The investment seeks to preserve capital and maximize total return. The fund invests primarily in U.S. dollar denominated fixed income securities that the Advisor believes are undervalued. It may invest in all types of fixed income securities but will typically invest in fixed income securities such as corporate bonds, U.S. government securities and mortgage-backed securities. At least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) will be invested in fixed income investments, which include fixed income securities and shares of other RICs that invest primarily in fixed income securities.

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