Mutual funds are subject to risks and fluctuate in value.
The fund is the successor to the MDT Balanced Fund pursuant to a reorganization that took place on December 8, 2006. Prior to that date, the fund had no investment operations. Accordingly, the performance information shown for periods prior to that date is that of the MDT Balanced Fund.
The fund’s Class R Shares commenced operations on December 12, 2006. For the period prior to the commencement of operations of the Class R Shares, the performance information shown is for the fund’s Institutional Shares, adjusted to reflect the expenses of the Class R Shares. See the prospectus for other fees and expenses that apply to a continued investment in the fund.
Bond prices are sensitive to changes in interest rates, and a rise in interest rates can cause a decline in their prices.
High-yield, lower-rated securities generally entail greater market, credit/default and liquidity risks and may be more volatile than investment-grade securities.
The quantitative models and analysis used by the fund may perform differently than expected and negatively affect fund performance.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Investors should carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain a summary prospectus or prospectus containing this and other information, contact us or view the prospectus provided on this website. Please carefully read the summary prospectus or prospectus before investing.
"Category" product classifications noted at the top are Federated's internal classifications.
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