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Aberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Aberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund

    Last Trade: $10.33 on 11/21/2014, Change: +0.02 (0.19%)

 

Graph of Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) ManagerFund Manager - Gregory Hopper

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.9 years
Fund Family: Aberdeen
Fund Category: High Yield Bond
Fund Performance: Oct 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.61)     (What does this score mean?)
Hopper is a first vice president and head of global high income with Artio Global Management LLC, formerly Julius Baer Investment Management LLC. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, Hopper was a senior vice president and high yield bond portfolio manager at Zurich Scudder Investments (October 2000 - June 2002) and a high yield bond portfolio manager at Harris Investment Management (July 1999-October 2000) and at Bankers Trust (April 1993- June 1999).  Get more insights on Gregory Hopper

 

Graph of Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) ProfileAberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund seeks to maximize total return, principally through a high level of current income, and secondarily through capital appreciation. Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in a diversified portfolio of high income producing instruments of issuers located throughout the world, including in emerging-market countries. It invests at least 60% of net assets in U.S. dollar-denominated securities. Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund invests in fixed-income securities, bank loans, debt instruments convertible into common stock, preferred stock, income trusts, structured notes and swaps.

 

Aberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund Strength What we like about Aberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund

Data for Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) as of Oct 30, 2014

  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) management has been with Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund for 11.9 years
  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 8.67% vs 8.39% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 4.58, lower than category average of 4.79
  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) has a lower expense ratio than its High Yield Bond average: 0.99% vs 1.08%

Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) Weakness What we are cautious about Aberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund

Data for Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) as of Oct 30, 2014

  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 4.70% vs 4.76% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 8.58% vs 9.29% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 57.00% that is higher than the High Yield Bond average of 55.96%. This could mean Aberdeen Global High Income A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Even though Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • Asset base in Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) performance details as of Oct 30, 2014

 

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Compare Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX)Compare with other top High Yield Bond category mutual funds

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Aberdeen Global High Income A2.974.708.678.58
Hotchkis & Wiley High Yield A (HWHAX)2.964.709.3610.69Compare
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BlackRock High Yield Bond BlackRock (BRHYX)5.236.7710.6811.66Compare

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Compare Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX)Compare with High Yield Bond category ETFs

Some High Yield Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond (JNK)3.85%5.21%8.07%
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd (HYG)3.84%4.76%7.75%
PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corpo (HYS)1.52%2.84%7.08%
Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 HY Crp Bond (BSJF)1.93%2.77%6.74%
Guggenheim BulletShares 2014 HY Crp Bond (BSJE)0.61%1.23%5.41%

 

Graph of Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) Net Asset TrackingAberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Aberdeen Global High Income A fund (BJBHX)

DateNet Asset
10/2014$2.38B
09/2014$2.41B
08/2014$2.59B
More historic net asset information on Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX)

  

Graph of Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) Portfolio TrackingAberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Aberdeen Global High Income A fund (BJBHX)

DateCashStockBondOther
09/20148.93%1.72%77.83%6.14%
08/201412.26%1.72%76.09%5.43%
07/201411.15%1.56%73.43%9.74%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX)

 

graph of Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Aberdeen Global High Income A (BJBHX) Fund

Discover what Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX) manager is buying

Sep 29, 2014
S3005586 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 Cdx Nahys22v2-5y [3.03%]
S3005586 Cds Usd P V 03mevent 2i65brkl3 [2.86%]
DeepOcean ASA [1.56%]
Deep Ocean Common Stock [1.55%]
Avanti Comms Grp 144A 10% [1.35%]
Isola Sr. Sec Term Loan [1.31%]
Isola Usa Corporation New 1st Lien Term Loan [1.29%]
Unique Pub Fin 7.395% [1.24%]
Mexico(Utd Mex St) 8% [1.19%]
El Paso Engy Corp Mtn Be 7.8% [1.17%]

Aug 30, 2014
S3005586 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 Cdx Nahys22v2-5y [2.88%]
S3005586 Cds Usd P V 03mevent 2i65brkl3 [2.67%]
Deepocean Group [1.53%]
Deep Ocean Common Stock [1.52%]
Eircom Finco Sarl [1.29%]
Eircom Finco S.A.R.L. Eur New Term Loan B2 [1.27%]
Avanti Comms Grp 144A 10% [1.26%]
Isola Sr. Sec Term Loan (Dummy) [1.24%]
Isola Usa Corporation New 1st Lien Term Loan [1.21%]
Unique Pub Fin 7.395% [1.18%]

Jul 30, 2014
S60102890 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 Cdx.Hy .S20 [1.87%]
S60102890 Cds Usd P V 00mevent 2i65brju5 [1.73%]
DeepOcean ASA [1.43%]
Deep Ocean Common Stock [1.37%]
Isola Sr. Sec Term Loan (Dummy) [1.33%]
Isola Usa Corporation New 1st Lien Term Loan [1.27%]
Eircom Finco Sarl [1.2%]
S3003365 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 Cme [1.17%]
Avanti Comms Grp 144A 10% [1.16%]
Eircom Finco S.A.R.L. Eur New Term Loan B2 [1.15%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Aberdeen Global High Income A Fund (BJBHX)

  

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