Delaware Extended Duration Bond Fund Class R (DEERX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Corporate bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks total return. The fund invests primarily in corporate bonds. Its focus is on corporate bonds that have investment grade credit ratings from a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO). Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in corporate bonds. 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.


1 month+1.34% 3 years+9.91%
3 months+1.01% 5 years+11.21%
1 year+13.43% Since inception+9.00%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Corporate bond

Performance 5-yr return+11.21%+6.86%
Expense ratio1.24%0.87%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.461.50
Net assets$657.2M$1.4B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
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--


Fixed income109.95%
U.S. stock0.79%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Us Ultra Bond (Cbt) Dec1411.30%
-- NYSE/Liffe 10 Year US Treasury Note Future Dec145.30%
-- South Carolina Elec & Gas 4.5%1.93%
-- Monongahela Pwr 144A 5.4%1.48%
-- Oracle 4.5%1.38%
-- Monsanto Co New 4.4%1.36%
-- Ses Global Amers Hldgs Gp 144A 5.3%1.25%
-- Erac Usa Fin Company 144A 5.625%1.23%
-- Enlink Midstream Partners 5.6%1.20%
-- Hasbro 5.1%1.18%

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