US Funds

Payden Core Bond Fund Adviser Class (PYCWX)

$10.49

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$0.02

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  • Overview
  • Portfolio Statistics
  • Performance & Expenses
  • Fund Commentary
Investment Strategy

The Payden Core Bond Fund invests in a diversified mix of bonds across a wide spectrum of sectors and maturities. It utilizes the entire range of maturities from cash instruments to 30-year bonds, investing in sectors, such as, sovereign bonds, corporates, mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities. There is some use of below investment-grade bonds for their added yield and diversification. The fund has a moderate degree of expected price volatility given its longer-duration profile.

Role In Portfolio

Intermediate-Term Bond – Appropriate as a core fixed-income holding for investors seeking exposure to a diversified bond portfolio.

Fund Highlights
Bond selection is driven by extensive credit research
Diversified portfolio holdings
Investments allocated across the 1-year to 30-year maturity spectrum
The value of an investment will generally fall when interest rates rise

Fund Snapshot
Fund Inception Date Jan 1, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Nov 2, 2009
Ticker PYCWX
CUSIP 704329333
Fund Total Net Assets $2,432.8 million
Benchmark Bloomberg Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond Index
Net Expense Ratio 0.78%
Sales Charge None
Investment Minimum
Investor Class - Regular Account $100,000
Investor Class - IRA $100,000
Advisor Class - Regular Account $5,000
Advisor Class $2,000
Additional Investment - All Classes$250

A Low Cost leader
Payden Core Bond Fund Adviser Class (PYCWX) Morningstar average:
Intermediate-Term Bond
Net Expense Ratio 0.78% 0.85%

Quoted performance data represent past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so investors’ shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For the most recent month-end performance, which may be higher or lower than that quoted, go to the Mutual Funds > Performance page on this website, or call 800 572-9336.

To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus, click on the Prospectuses & Reports link on the right side of this page, or call 800 572-9336. Before investing, investors should consider investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other important information, which are contained in these documents; read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investment in foreign securities offers different rewards and challenges from investing in domestic securities, including changes in exchange rates, political changes, and differences in reporting standards, and for emerging-market securities, higher volatility. The Paydenfunds are distributed through Payden & Rygel Distributors, member FINRA.

The investment strategy and investment management information presented on this website should not be construed to be formal financial planning advice or the formation of a financial manager/client relationship. Payden.com is an informative website designed to provide information to the general public based on our recommendations of investment management and investment strategies and is not designed to be representative of your own financial needs. Nor does the information contained herein constitute financial management advice. The firm makes no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy or legality of any information contained in this website, and assumes no liability for the use of said information. Be advised that as Internet communications are not always confidential, you provide our website your personal information at your own risk. Please do not make any decisions about any investment management or investment strategy matter without consulting with a qualified professional.

Portfolio Characteristics
Fund Inception Date Jan 1, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Nov 2, 2009
Total Net Assets $2,432.8 million
Average Duration 5.4 years
Average Maturity 8.4 years
30-Day SEC Yield (02/16/18) 2.74%
30-Day SEC Yield (unsubsidized) 2.50%
Duration Breakdown
Years Percent of Portfolio
0-113%
1-310%
3-532%
5-716%
7-1016%
10+13%
Total 100%
Credit Breakdown
Credit Quality Percent of Portfolio
AAA8%
AA41%
A7%
BBB27%
BB11%
B4%
Unrated2%
Total 100%
Credit breakdown represents the lower of the ratings provided by Standard & Poor's, Moody's and Fitch
Sector Breakdown
Sector Percent of Portfolio
Corporates38%
Mortgage-Backed30%
Government/Gov't Related22%
Asset-Backed6%
Other4%
Total 100%

Quoted performance data represent past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so investors’ shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For the most recent month-end performance, which may be higher or lower than that quoted, go to the Mutual Funds > Performance page on this website, or call 800 572-9336.

To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus, click on the Prospectuses & Reports link on the right side of this page, or call 800 572-9336. Before investing, investors should consider investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other important information, which are contained in these documents; read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investment in foreign securities offers different rewards and challenges from investing in domestic securities, including changes in exchange rates, political changes, and differences in reporting standards, and for emerging-market securities, higher volatility. The Paydenfunds are distributed through Payden & Rygel Distributors, member FINRA.

The investment strategy and investment management information presented on this website should not be construed to be formal financial planning advice or the formation of a financial manager/client relationship. Payden.com is an informative website designed to provide information to the general public based on our recommendations of investment management and investment strategies and is not designed to be representative of your own financial needs. Nor does the information contained herein constitute financial management advice. The firm makes no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy or legality of any information contained in this website, and assumes no liability for the use of said information. Be advised that as Internet communications are not always confidential, you provide our website your personal information at your own risk. Please do not make any decisions about any investment management or investment strategy matter without consulting with a qualified professional.

    Number of funds
Overall 847
3 Year 847
Category: Intermediate-Term Bond 5 Year 778
Criterion: 

Total Returns
YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Quarter-end (12/31/2017) 5.01% 5.01% 2.98% 2.60% N/A 3.86%
Month-end (1/31/2018) -0.62% 4.01% 2.17% 2.57% N/A 3.74%
Yearly Returns
20175.01%
20163.41%
20150.58%
20145.89%
2013-1.69%
20129.43%
20113.90%
20106.01%
2009-0.59%
Expenses
Total Annual Operating Expense 0.83%
Net or Actual Operating Expense 0.78%

Quoted performance data represent past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so investors’ shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For the most recent month-end performance, which may be higher or lower than that quoted, go to the Mutual Funds > Performance page on this website, or call 800 572-9336.

To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus, click on the Prospectuses & Reports link on the right side of this page, or call 800 572-9336. Before investing, investors should consider investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other important information, which are contained in these documents; read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investment in foreign securities offers different rewards and challenges from investing in domestic securities, including changes in exchange rates, political changes, and differences in reporting standards, and for emerging-market securities, higher volatility. The Paydenfunds are distributed through Payden & Rygel Distributors, member FINRA.

The investment strategy and investment management information presented on this website should not be construed to be formal financial planning advice or the formation of a financial manager/client relationship. Payden.com is an informative website designed to provide information to the general public based on our recommendations of investment management and investment strategies and is not designed to be representative of your own financial needs. Nor does the information contained herein constitute financial management advice. The firm makes no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy or legality of any information contained in this website, and assumes no liability for the use of said information. Be advised that as Internet communications are not always confidential, you provide our website your personal information at your own risk. Please do not make any decisions about any investment management or investment strategy matter without consulting with a qualified professional.

(A) An overall rating is based on a weighted average of the fund’s ratings for the three-, five- and ten-year periods, if applicable. For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating (based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a funds monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive five stars and the next 22.5% receive four stars. Highly rated funds are defined as those that have a four or five star Morningstar rating. Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Although gathered from reliable sources, data completeness and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Morningstar is a registered trademark of Morningstar, Inc. and is not affiliated with Paydenfunds

Fund Commentary

MARKET
The New Year kicked off to an exciting start as the demand for equities and fixed income credit persisted. Investors remained hopeful about the positive impacts of tax reform and other domestic policies, spurring returns in U.S. equities of nearly 6% and pushing Treasury yields higher.
Treasury yields rose across the curve by an average of 0.27%. The 30 year Treasury yield remained below the 3% mark, though, as investors continue to be skeptical that future inflation will pick up significantly.
As a result of higher yields over the month, total returns broadly were negative for fixed income. Credit-related securities, however, were able to outperform their equivalent duration Treasuries. They benefited from the positive price performance due to spread compression, and the incremental income earned above Treasuries.

OUTLOOK
Economic data globally should continue to firm up which we expect will lead to moderately higher bond yields and positive excess returns across the credit complex.
Political woes both domestically and globally may likely contribute to volatility over the short-run but should smooth over the coming year. Yields on credit broadly remain attractive and will be supported by investor demand.
Given our view of higher rates, we favor a shorter duration posture to help mitigate potential price sensitivity resulting from increases in yields.

Quoted performance data represent past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so investors’ shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For the most recent month-end performance, which may be higher or lower than that quoted, go to the Mutual Funds > Performance page on this website, or call 800 572-9336.

To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus, click on the Prospectuses & Reports link on the right side of this page, or call 800 572-9336. Before investing, investors should consider investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other important information, which are contained in these documents; read the prospectus carefully before investing. Investment in foreign securities offers different rewards and challenges from investing in domestic securities, including changes in exchange rates, political changes, and differences in reporting standards, and for emerging-market securities, higher volatility. The Paydenfunds are distributed through Payden & Rygel Distributors, member FINRA.

The investment strategy and investment management information presented on this website should not be construed to be formal financial planning advice or the formation of a financial manager/client relationship. Payden.com is an informative website designed to provide information to the general public based on our recommendations of investment management and investment strategies and is not designed to be representative of your own financial needs. Nor does the information contained herein constitute financial management advice. The firm makes no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy or legality of any information contained in this website, and assumes no liability for the use of said information. Be advised that as Internet communications are not always confidential, you provide our website your personal information at your own risk. Please do not make any decisions about any investment management or investment strategy matter without consulting with a qualified professional.