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Lord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Lord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund

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Graph of Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) ManagerFund Manager - Robert A. Lee

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 5.8 years
Similar Funds: LHYBX  LHYCX  LHYFX  LHYPX  LHYQX  LHYRX 
Fund Family: Lord Abbett
Fund Category: High Yield Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.69)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) ProfileLord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund seeks high current income and the opportunity for capital appreciation to produce a high total return. Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund normally invests in high-yield debt securities, sometimes called "lower-rated bonds" or "junk bonds." It invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in lower-rated debt securities, some of which are convertible into common stock or have warrants to purchase common stock. Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund may invest up to 20% of net assets in foreign securities primarily traded outside the United States, and may invest up to 20% of net assets in municipal bonds.

 

Lord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund Strength What we like about Lord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund

Data for Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) management has been with Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund for 5.8 years
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -1.10% vs -2.18% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.81% vs 2.05% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 5.98% vs 4.38% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) has a lower expense ratio than its High Yield Bond average: 0.93% vs 1.07%

Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Lord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund

Data for Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 92.62% that is higher than the High Yield Bond average of 63.72%. This could mean Lord Abbett High Yield A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 5.88 that is higher than category average of 5.76
  • Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) carries a 2.25% load
See Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX)Compare with High Yield Bond category ETFs

Some High Yield Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corp Bd ETF (HYS)000
SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)6.14%-4.91%1.23%
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd (HYG)5.79%-2.67%2.13%

 

Graph of Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) Net Asset TrackingLord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Lord Abbett High Yield A fund (LHYAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$5.04B
03/2016$4.54B
02/2016$3.82B
More historic net asset information on Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX)

  

Graph of Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) Portfolio TrackingLord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Lord Abbett High Yield A fund (LHYAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20162.4%4.54%84.57%6.62%
12/20150%3.77%87.78%6.05%
09/20153.08%4.76%83.62%6.59%
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graph of Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Lord Abbett High Yield A (LHYAX) Fund

Discover what Lord Abbett High Yield A Fund (LHYAX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Neptune Finco 144A 10.875% [1.57%]
Arcelormittal Sa Luxembourg 6.125% [0.77%]
Navient 5.875% [0.73%]
T Mobile Usa 6.836% [0.68%]
Frontier Comms 144A 10.5% [0.67%]
Frontier Comms 144A 11% [0.64%]
Dish Dbs 5.875% [0.58%]
Amc Networks 4.75% [0.57%]
Whitewave Foods 5.375% [0.57%]
Cco Hldgs Llc / Cco Hldgs Ca 144A 5.875% [0.55%]

Dec 30, 2015
Neptune Finco 144A 10.875% [1.57%]
T Mobile Usa 6.836% [0.78%]
Whitewave Foods 5.375% [0.74%]
Dish Dbs 5.875% [0.73%]
Frontier Comms 144A 11% [0.73%]
Amc Networks 4.75% [0.69%]
Aercap Ireland Cap Limited 5% [0.66%]
Frontier Comms 144A 10.5% [0.64%]
Tenet Healthcare 6.75% [0.61%]
L Brands 144A 6.875% [0.6%]

Sep 29, 2015
Neptune Finco 144A 10.875% [0.87%]
Mgm Resorts Intl 6% [0.66%]
Frontier Comms 144A 11% [0.64%]
T Mobile Usa 6.836% [0.63%]
Whitewave Foods 5.375% [0.63%]
Dish Dbs 5.875% [0.59%]
Aercap Ireland Cap Limited 5% [0.58%]
Tenet Healthcare 6.75% [0.55%]
Amc Networks 4.75% [0.54%]
Seven Generations Engy 144A 8.25% [0.51%]
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