NerdWallet examined all 7,000+ mutual funds that were in existence for the full decade ending December 31, 2012. Below are the top performing long-term bond funds of that ten year time period. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
|Fund Name||Symbol||Annual Return||Annual Volatility||Assets Under Management||Expense Ratio|
|Destra Preferred and Income Securities||DPIAX||7.38%||15%||32,232,308||1.50%|
|Loomis Sayles Investment Grade||LSIGX||6.49%||8%||732,072,158||0.48%|
|Delaware Extended Duration Bond||DEEAX||6.13%||10%||961,564,260||0.95%|
|Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade||VWESX||4.03%||9%||13,893,394,389||0.22%|
|T. Rowe Price Corporate Income||PRPIX||3.75%||6%||683,780,510||0.65%|
|RidgeWorth Corporate Bond||STIFX||3.19%||5%||89,857,887||1.58%|
|Western Asset Corporate Bond||SBILX||2.06%||11%||508,953,794||1.73%|
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