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FDBBX Federated Bond B

  • Fund
  • FDBBX
  • Price as of: Feb 22, 2017
  • $9.23
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.11%
  • Category
  • Corporate Bonds

FDBBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.4%
  • Net Assets $1.17 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.23
$8.71
$9.46

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.93%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 5.50%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,500

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Corporate Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Corporate Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.19%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Federated Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name Federated
  • Inception Date Jun 28, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Brian S. Ruffner

FDBBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FDBBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.2% -70.8% 2.7% 15.59% 1
1 Yr 8.6% -3.7% 20.3% 36.78% 2
3 Yr 2.8% * -3.8% 7.2% 57.94% 3
5 Yr 3.4% * 0.0% 6.9% 61.61% 4
10 Yr 5.0% * 1.0% 8.6% 51.76% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FDBBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 3.9% -4.6% 344.7% 25.29% 2
2015 -7.1% -18.3% 2.7% 57.75% 5
2014 1.4% -10.0% 12.3% 34.66% 3
2013 -3.6% -24.8% 5.0% 36.20% 3
2012 5.0% -5.4% 10.0% 45.83% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FDBBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.2% -70.8% 2.7% 15.59% 1
1 Yr 3.1% -5.7% 20.3% 75.86% 4
3 Yr 1.6% * -3.8% 7.2% 75.79% 4
5 Yr 3.0% * 0.0% 6.9% 60.71% 4
10 Yr 5.0% * 1.0% 8.6% 49.41% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FDBBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 6.6% -4.1% 376.9% 16.79% 1
2015 -2.8% -12.2% 4.0% 32.56% 2
2014 5.5% -8.0% 27.7% 15.54% 1
2013 0.0% -11.2% 9.2% 26.24% 2
2012 11.4% -5.4% 37.6% 20.31% 2

NAV & Total Return History

FDBBX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

FDBBX Category Low Category High FDBBX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.17 B 6.5 M 27.8 B 7.60% 2
Number of Holdings 439 5 2161 7.98% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 323 M -152 M 3.93 B 6.08% 2
Weighting of Top 10 36.7% 3.0% 415.0% 8.37% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. High Yield Bond Portfolio 28.14%
  2. Us 10yr Note (Cbt)mar17 3.24%
  3. Bk Amer 5.625% 0.80%
  4. Jpmorgan Chase 3.875% 0.66%
  5. Bk Amer 5.875% 0.62%
  6. Us Long Bond(Cbt) Mar17 1.11%
  7. Kerry Grp Finl Svcs 144A 3.2% 0.57%
  8. Verizon Comms 4.125% 0.50%
  9. Ge Cap Intl Fdg 4.418% 0.51%
  10. Canadian Nat Res 5.85% 0.54%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FDBBX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
92.75% 46.18% 158.78% 19.77% 3
Cash
6.54% -61.70% 52.93% 11.41% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.50% 0.00% 34.53% 12.55% 2
Other
0.21% -26.34% 35.38% 15.21% 3
Stocks
0.00% -3.04% 19.19% 9.89% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 23.10% 17.11% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FDBBX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
95.56% 2.72% 121.80% 3.42% 1
Cash & Equivalents
6.54% -62.41% 51.35% 10.27% 2
Municipal
0.94% 0.00% 23.87% 7.98% 1
Securitized
0.19% 0.00% 117.88% 25.10% 4
Derivative
0.00% -2.72% 19.09% 2.66% 3
Government
-3.44% -42.49% 46.86% 29.66% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FDBBX % Rank Quintile
US
78.19% 0.00% 142.97% 15.21% 2
Non US
14.56% -2.19% 64.93% 20.15% 4

FDBBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FDBBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.93% 0.00% 4.40% 6.46% 5
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.70% 5.70% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.00% 3.45% 4
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.40% 4.23% 5

Sales Fees

FDBBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FDBBX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 5.50% 0.00% 5.50% 1.85% 5

Trading Fees

FDBBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FDBBX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

FDBBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FDBBX Rank Quintile
Turnover 14.00% 0.00% 1789.00% 30.04% 1

FDBBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FDBBX Category Low Category High FDBBX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.05% 2.25% 41.67% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FDBBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FDBBX Category Low Category High FDBBX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 3.19% 0.08% 6.23% 32.70% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FDBBX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

FDBBX - Managers

Brian S. Ruffner

Manager

Start Date

Mar 22, 2013

Tenure

3.87

Tenure Rank

12.2%

Brian S. Ruffner is responsible for the day to day management focusing on asset allocation and investment grade bonds. Mr. Ruffner joined Federated in 1994 in the Fund Accounting department and from 1997 to 2001 was a Trader on the Cash Management Desk. In 2001 Mr. Ruffner became an Investment Analyst and in 2004 was appointed Asst. Vice President of a Federated advisory subsidiary. He became a Senior Investment Analyst and was appointed Vice President in 2007. From 1993 through 1994 Mr. Ruffner was employed by Mellon Bank NA as Global Trade Administrator. Mr. Ruffner earned his B.S. at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and received his M.B.A. from Duquesne University.


B. Anthony DelSerone

Manager

Start Date

May 20, 1987

Tenure

29.72

Tenure Rank

0.1%

Responsible for portfolio management and research in the fixed income area concentrating on domestic high yield securities and leveraged loans. Previous associations: VP/Director of Credit Research, Falcon Asset Management; Credit Analyst, USF&G Corporation; Fixed Income PM, Sovran Financial Corporation. B.B.A, The College of William and Mary in Virginia; M.B.A. Sellinger School of Business, Loyola College of Maryland. Professional affiliation: Member, CFA Society of Pittsburgh. Joined Federated 1998


Christopher P. McGinley

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2009

Tenure

7.09

Tenure Rank

6.4%

Christopher P. McGinley, Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for portfolio management and research in the global fixed income area. Previous associations: Legislative Correspondent, Senator Rick Santorum. B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.P.I.A, University of Pittsburgh. Joined Federated 2004


Mark E. Durbiano

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1997

Tenure

19.1

Tenure Rank

0.8%

Mr. Durbiano joined Federated in 1982 and has been a Senior Portfolio Manager and a Senior Vice President of Federated Investment Management Company since 1996. From 1988 through 1995, Mr. Durbiano was a Portfolio Manager and a Vice President of Federated. Mr. Durbiano has received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

29.7

Category Average

5.65

Category Mode

2.8