Delaware Extended Duration Bond Fund Class R (DEERX)

6.91
Net Asset Value
-0.29%
1 Day
+4.22%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Corporate bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.25%
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks total return. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in corporate bonds (80% policy). It may also invest up to 20% of its net assets in high yield corporate bonds ("junk bonds"). In addition, the fund may invest up to 35% of its total assets in foreign securities, but the fund's total non-U.S.-dollar currency exposure will be limited, in the aggregate, to no more than 25% of net assets.

Performance

1 month+5.01% 3 years+9.86%
3 months+5.97% 5 years+11.70%
1 year+17.02% Since inception+9.11%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Corporate bond

 DEERXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+11.70%+6.45%
Expense ratio1.25%0.90%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.521.45
Net assets$670.1M$1.5B
Average market cap--$13.0B
Average P/E--24.5
Portfolio turnover216%216%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDelaware Investments
Fund manager & tenureRoger Early / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income109.60%
Other5.92%
U.S. stock0.35%
International stock0.00%
Cash0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Ultra Treasury Bond Future Mar1513.56%
-- 10 Year US Treasury Note Future Mar153.42%
-- South Carolina Elec & Gas 4.5%2.03%
-- Ses Global Amers Hldgs Gp 144A 5.3%1.30%
-- Gilead Sciences 4.5%1.20%
-- Edf S A 144A FRN1.16%
-- Wpp Fin 2010 5.625%1.12%
-- Telefonica Emisiones S A U 7.045%1.11%
-- Entpr Prods Oper 5.1%1.10%
-- Methanex 5.65%1.07%

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