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TheStreet Ratings

List of 20 Best Bond Mutual Funds

Top-Rated Mutual Funds

Top-Rated Bond Mutual Funds as of 6/30/15

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Gurtin California Muni Val InstGCMFXA+B-
Gurtin National Muni Val InstGNMFXA+B-
Voya Senior Income AXSIAXA+B
Colorado Bond Shares Tax-ExemptHICOXA+A-
Guggenheim Floating Rate Strat AGIFAXA+B+
Fidelity Series Float Rate Hi IncFFHCXA+B
T Rowe Price Instl Fltng Rate FPFFRXA+B+
Natixis Loomis Sayles Sen FR & FI ALSFAXA+B+
Metropolitan West Strategic Inc MMWSTXA+B
Nuveen Symphony Floating Rt Inc ANFRAXA+B
Zeo Strategic Income IZEOIXA+A-
Osterweis Strategic IncomeOSTIXA+B-
Voya Floating Rate AIFRAXA+B+
Metropolitan West Uncons Bond MMWCRXA+B
BlackRock Secured Credit Inv ABMSAXA+B
T Rowe Price Floating Rate AdvisorPAFRXA+B+
Buffalo High Yield FundBUFHXA+C+
Frost Total Return Bond InvFATRXA+B
BlackRock Floating Rate Inc Inv ABFRAXA+B+
Eaton Vance Sht Duration High Inc AESHAXA+B

Source: TheStreet Ratings

The 20 bond mutual funds (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

Best Mutual Funds for 2015

Mutual Fund Center

Bond Mutual Funds

Lyle Fitterer says that he likes the longer-term prospects for municipal bonds. His Wells Fargo Advantage Municipal Bond fund is up six basis points in 2015.
7/27/15 5:14PM
The threat of higher rates ahead has kept REIT shares in check in 2015, but these REITs have strong outlooks and are poised to do well, one fund manager says.
7/23/15 3:13PM
They should benefit from a modestly growing economy, Andy Toburen said.
7/20/15 5:15PM
Emerging-market bonds traditionally run into trouble when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, but stick with them, portfolio manager John Bellows says.
7/9/15 1:15PM
The spike in volatility as a result of the Greek crisis has the market on edge, says Jonathan Angrist, portfolio manager for the Cognios Market Neutral Large Cap Fund.
7/4/15 6:15AM
Adam McCabe also said that the slowing of China's economy will be balanced by other factors that will result in opportunities for investors.
6/15/15 7:53PM
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond has climbed above 2.3%, up from 1.7% in January.
6/4/15 10:39AM
Investors need not be wary of high-yield bonds, says James Dudnick, portfolio manager for the AllianzGI Short Duration High Income Fund.
5/21/15 5:33PM
High yield funds sank and outflows surged, but fund managers in the sector disagree with the notion that we are seeing the popping of a 'bubble'.
8/1/14 1:22PM
Closed-ends reached bargain levels because of fears about rising interest rates.
5/5/14 9:23AM
Ibbotson's new mutual funds shine by avoiding stocks with high trading volumes.
5/1/14 8:38AM
In the choppy emerging markets, some winning managers use distinctive strategies to limit losses.
4/2/14 10:01AM
Critics suggest starting with small equity holdings and gradually increasing the allocation.
2/28/14 10:26AM
Last year was a bad one for most bond funds. But by holding broadly diversified portfolios, a few funds deliver steady returns when most competitors sink.
2/27/14 11:00AM
A few alternative managers have delivered consistent results that can counteract wider market downturns.
2/19/14 8:41AM

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