As of 10-31-2018


  • Pursues current income consistent with preservation of capital.
  • Invests primarily in investment-grade corporate bonds; may also invest up to 35% in high-yield, lower-rated bonds.
  • Serves as a core corporate bond holding.
  • Features a long track record of providing a monthly income stream throughout economic cycles.

Key Investment Team


Symbol   FDBAX
Fund Number(s)   641
Newspaper Listing   BondFdA
CUSIP   31420F103
Benchmark 1   Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Credit Index
Benchmark 2   75% Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Credit Index/25% Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Index
Performance Inception Date   06-28-1995
Fiscal Year-End   11-30

Morningstar Ratings™

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    Funds in Category
Overall 182
3 Year 182
5 Year 152
10 Year 82
Based on risk adjusted total return. The overall rating is derived from a weighted average of the fund’s three-, five-, and ten-year average annual returns, as applicable.

Morningstar Category & Style

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Category Corporate Bond