MainStay MacKay High Yield Corporate Bond Fund seeks maximum current income through investment in a diversified portfolio of high-yield debt securities. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective.
High-yield bonds have delivered higher income than traditional fixed-income securities.
The team's disciplined investment process combines bottom-up, fundamental credit analysis with their proprietary relative-value discipline
MacKay Shields has over 40 years of experience with a focus on fixed-income investing.
Class A & INV: 4.5% maximum initial sales charge; a 1% CDSC may be imposed on certain redemptions made within 18 months of the date of purchase on shares that were purchased without an initial sales charge. Class B: CDSC up to 5% if redeemed within six years. Class C: 1% CDSC if redeemed within one year. Class I: No initial sales charge or CDSC.
Returns represent past performance which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. No initial sales charge applies on investments of $1 million or more (and certain other qualified purchases). However, a contingent deferred sales charge of 1.00% may be imposed on certain redemptions made within 18 months of the date of purchase on shares that were purchased without an initial sales charge. Expenses stated are as of the fund's most recent prospectus.
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Does not reflect the effect of any sales charge, which would reduce performance shown. Performance for other sales charges will differ based on differences in sales charges and expense structure.
Percentages are based on fixed-income securities held in the Fund's investment portfolio and exclude any equity or convertible securities and cash or cash equivalents. Ratings apply to the underlying portfolio of debt securities held by the Fund and are rated by an independent rating agency, such as Standard and Poor's, Moody's, and/or Fitch. If ratings are provided by the rating agencies, but differ, the higher rating will be utilized. If only one rating is provided, the available rating will be utilized. Securities that are unrated by the rating agencies are reflected as such in the breakdown. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. S&P rates borrowers on a scale from AAA to D. AAA through BBB represent investment grade, while BB through D represent non-investment grade.
Distribution & Yields
Distribution & Yields
Distributions may be comprised of ordinary income, net capital gains, and/or a return of capital (ROC) of your investment in the fund. Because the distribution rate and the 12-month rate may include a ROC, they should not be confused with yield or income. Please refer to the most recent
Section 19 Notice
, if applicable, for additional information regarding the composition of distributions. Final determination of a distribution’s tax character will be made on Form 1099 DIV sent to shareholders each January.
Distribution Rate: The distribution rate measures the percentage return in the form of dividends. It is calculated daily by annualizing the most recent dividend distribution and dividing by the daily share price (NAV or POP). If the Fund did not make a distribution as of the latest scheduled distribution date, "N/A" will be displayed.
12-month Rate: The 12-month rate measures the percentage return in the form of dividends. It is calculated monthly by taking the sum of the trailing 12-month dividend payments divided by the last month's ending share price (NAV or POP) plus any capital gains distributed over previous 12 months. If the Fund did not make any distributions over the previous 12 months, "N/A" will be displayed.
The 30 Day SEC Yield is calculated by dividing the net investment income per share for the first 30 days of the month by the offering price per share at the end of that period. The yield reflects the dividends and interest earned during the period, after the deduction of the Fund's expenses. Yield reflects a fee waiver and/or expense limitation agreement without which the 30 Day SEC Yield would have been lower.
Dividend distributions are the distribution of a dividend to mutual fund shareholders as of a certain date. The following Funds declare daily dividends: MainStay MacKay California Tax Free Opportunities, MainStay Floating Rate, MainStay MacKay High Yield Municipal Bond, MainStay MacKay U.S. Infrastructure Bond Fund, MainStay Money Market, MainStay MacKay New York Tax Free Opportunities, MainStay MacKay Short Term Municipal Fund and MainStay MacKay Tax Free Bond.
MainStay MacKay High Yield Corporate Bond Fund
Class A: MHCAX | Class B: MKHCX | Class C: MYHCX | Class I: MHYIX | Class INV: MHHIX | Class R1: MHHRX | Class R2: MHYRX | Class R3: MHYTX | Class R6: MHYSX | Class SI: MHHSX
BEFORE YOU INVEST
Before considering an investment in the Fund, you should understand that you could lose money.
Investing in below investment grade securities may carry a greater risk of nonpayment of interest or principal than higher-rated bonds.
Foreign securities are subject to interest rate, currency exchange rate, economic, and political risks. These risks may be greater for emerging markets.
Floating rate funds are generally considered to have speculative characteristics that involve default risk of principal and interest, collateral impairment, non-diversification, borrower industry concentration, and limited liquidity.
Issuers of convertible securities may not be as financially strong as those issuing securities with higher credit ratings and are more vulnerable to economic changes.
The Fund may invest in derivatives, which may increase the volatility of the Fund's NAV and may result in a loss to the Fund.
Funds that invest in bonds are subject to interest-rate risk and can lose principal value when interest rates rise. Bonds are also subject to credit risk, in which the bond issuer may fail to pay interest and principal in a timely manner.
ICE BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Constrained Index is a market value-weighted index of all domestic and Yankee high-yield bonds, including deferred interest bonds and payment-in-kind securities. Issuers included in the index have maturities of one year or more and have a credit rating lower than BBB-/Baa3, but are not in default. No single issuer may constitute greater than 2% of the Index. Index results assume the reinvestment of all capital gain and dividend distributions.
An investment cannot be made directly into an index.
Standard Deviation measures how widely dispersed a fund's returns have been over a specified period of time. A high standard deviation indicates that the range is wide, implying greater potential for volatility.
Beta is a measure of historical volatility relative to an appropriate index (benchmark) based on its investment objective. A beta greater than 1.00 indicates volatility greater than the benchmark's.
R-Squared measures the percentage of a fund's movements that result from movements in the index.
Sharpe Ratio shown is calculated for the past 36-month period by dividing annualized excess returns by annualized standard deviation.
Effective Maturity is the average time to maturity of debt securities held in the portfolio, taking into consideration the possibility that the issuer may call the bond before its maturity date.
Modified Duration is inversely related to the approximate percentage change in price for a given change in yield.
Annual Turnover Rate is as of the most recent annual shareholder report.
The Morningstar Rating™
for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance (this does not include the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees). The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.
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