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Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund

    Last Trade: $6.60 on 7/26/2017, Change: +0.02 (0.3%)

 

Graph of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) ManagerFund Manager - J. A. Hillmeyer

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 2.7 years
Similar Funds: DEEAX  DEECX  DEERX 
Fund Family: Delaware Investments
Fund Category: Corporate Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.59)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Lipper Awards (2011),

 

Graph of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) ProfileDelaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund seeks total return. Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in corporate bonds rated BBB or better. It may invest up to 20% of assets in high-yield corporate bonds and may invest up to 35% of total assets in foreign securities. The average portfolio duration of the fund will generally vary within 2 years (plus or minus) of the current average duration of the Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate Investment Grade Index, which as of October 31, 2010, was 6.65 years.

 

Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund Strength What we like about Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund

Data for Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) is a new fund and has been performing well against its peers for both three-month and 1-year performance
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 2.83% vs 2.33% Corporate Bond category median performance)
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 4.84% vs 3.05% Corporate Bond category median performance)
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 8.04% vs 4.51% Corporate Bond category median performance)
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) has a lower expense ratio than its Corporate Bond average: 0.73% vs 0.87%
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) Weakness What we are cautious about Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund

Data for Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) management has been with Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund for only 2.7 years, it is hard to judge manager's ability based on this fund's operation record
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 185.00% that is higher than the Corporate Bond average of 62.08%. This could mean Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 7.13 that is higher than category average of 4.51
See Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX)Compare with other top Corporate Bond category mutual funds

Aadditional top Corporate Bond mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst6.852.834.848.04
Morgan Stanley Inst Corporate Bond A (MIGAX)10.687.415.145.83Compare
Western Asset Corporate Bond I (SIGYX)5.282.914.655.54Compare
Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade Adm (VWETX)8.898.306.598.09Compare

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Compare Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX)Compare with Corporate Bond category ETFs

Some Corporate Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT)9.19%6.65%5.84%
iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond (CLY)9.16%5.38%5.02%
PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate Bd ETF (CORP)6.10%4.37%4.08%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bd ETF (VCIT)5.00%4.25%4.10%
FlexShares Credit-Scored US Corp Bd ETF (SKOR)3.56%3.30%NaN

 

Graph of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) Net Asset TrackingDelaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst fund (DEEIX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$625.73M
03/2016$605.59M
02/2016$587.59M
More historic net asset information on Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX)

  

Graph of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) Portfolio TrackingDelaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst fund (DEEIX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20163.66%0%92.96%0.65%
02/20162.61%0%91.64%2.07%
01/20164.65%0%90.58%0%
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graph of Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst (DEEIX) Fund

Discover what Delaware Extended Duration Bond Inst Fund (DEEIX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [3.35%]
US 10 Year Note (CBT) June16 [3.02%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [2%]
U.S. Treasury Bond June16 [1.71%]
Jpmorgan Chase 4.25% [1.61%]
At&T 5.65% [1.55%]
Duke Engy Corp New 4.8% [1.53%]
Hm Depot 4.25% [1.43%]
Pepsico 4.45% [1.39%]
Astrazeneca 4.375% [1.37%]

Feb 28, 2016
10 Year US Treasury Note Future June16 [12.09%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [3.43%]
Duke Engy Corp New 4.8% [1.54%]
Hm Depot 4.25% [1.44%]
Pepsico 4.45% [1.41%]
Astrazeneca 4.375% [1.35%]
Jpmorgan Chase 4.25% [1.31%]
At&T 4.125% [1.29%]
Anheuser Busch Inbev Fin 4.9% [1.27%]
Lowes Cos 4.375% [1.26%]

Jan 30, 2016
10 Year US Treasury Note Future Mar16 [10.55%]
US Treasury Note 2.25% [3.04%]
US Treasury Note 1.75% [2.13%]
Duke Engy Corp New 4.8% [1.55%]
Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeis 4.375% [1.41%]
Pepsico 4.45% [1.39%]
Santander Uk 144A 5.625% [1.38%]
Lloyds Bkg Grp 144A 5.3% [1.38%]
Astrazeneca 4.375% [1.35%]
Jpmorgan Chase 4.25% [1.29%]
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