Currency allocation* (% total net assets) (as of 4/30/2015)
*Due to rounding, values may not total 100%. Net currency exposure is inclusive of the fund's derivative positions.
Contribution to duration (in years) (as of 4/30/2015)
Corporate (High Yield)
Corporate (Investment Grade)
Emerging Market Debt
Mortgage (Prepay Sensitive)
Asset Backed Securities
(as of 4/30/2015)
Number of Holdings
(Trailing 12 month) (8/31/2014)
Weighted bond equivalent yield
(as of 4/30/2015)
CCC & Lower/Other
The manager receives credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the portfolio from the three major ratings agencies - S&P, Moody's and Fitch. When calculating the credit quality breakdown, the manager selects the lowest rating of the agencies when all three agencies rate a security. The manager will use the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and will use one rating if that is all that is provided. Securities that are not rated by all three agencies are reflected as such.
The Fund's fixed income securities are subject to interest rate risk. If rates increase, the value of the Fund's investments generally declines.
Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its Assets in bonds.
The Fund may invest in securities that are below investment grade (i.e., "high yield" or "junk bonds") that are generally rated in the fifth or lower rating categories of Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Service. Although these securities tend to provide higher yields than higher-rated securities, there is a greater risk that the Fund's share price will decline.
International investing involves a greater degree of risk and increased volatility. Changes in currency exchange rates and differences in accounting and taxation policies outside the U.S. can raise or lower returns. Also, some overseas markets may not be as politically and economically stable as the United States and other nations. The risks associated with foreign securities are magnified in countries in "emerging markets." These countries may have relatively unstable governments and less-established market economies than developed countries. Emerging markets may face greater social, economic, regulatory and political uncertainties. These risks make emerging market securities more volatile and less liquid than securities issued in more developed countries.
Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 40% of its total assets in countries other than the United States.
The Fund may invest in futures contracts, options, swaps, forwards and other derivatives. Many derivatives create leverage thereby causing the Fund to be more volatile than it would be if it had not used derivatives. Derivatives may be more sensitive to changes in economic and market conditions and could result in losses that significantly exceed the Fund's original investment.
The top 10 holdings listed reflect only the Fund's long-term investments. Short-term investments are excluded. Holdings are subject to change. The holdings listed should not be considered recommendations to purchase or sell a particular security. Each individual security is calculated as a percentage of the aggregate market value of the securities held in the Fund and does not include the use of derivative positions, where applicable.
Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the J.P. Morgan Funds. This and other important information is contained in the prospectus, which can be obtained from your financial professional and should be read carefully before investing.
Opinions and statements of financial market trends that are based on current market conditions constitute our judgment and are subject to change without notice. We believe the information provided here is reliable but should not be assumed to be accurate or complete. The views and strategies described may not be suitable for all investors.
J.P. Morgan Funds are distributed by JPMorgan Distribution Services, Inc., which is an affiliate of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Affiliates of JPMorgan Chase & Co. receive fees for providing various services to the funds. JPMorgan Distribution Services, Inc. is a member of FINRA/SIPC.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the
asset management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Those
businesses include, but are not limited to, J.P. Morgan Investment
Security Capital Research & Management Incorporated and
J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management, Inc.
NOT FDIC INSURED | NO BANK GUARANTEE | MAY LOSE VALUE