JPMorgan Floating Rate Income Fund - Select - J.P. Morgan Asset Management
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JPMorgan Floating Rate Income Fund
(JPHSX)
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Designed To

Designed to deliver current income with a secondary objective of capital appreciation through a portfolio of floating rate instruments.

Approach

  • Invests primarily in below investment grade floating rate securities
  • Combines value-oriented, bottom-up research process with fundamental credit analysis to identify opportunities across sectors, industries and structures
  • Utilizes disciplined approach to manage fluctuations in interest rates

Performance

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Fees and Minimums

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Portfolio

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Management and Commentary

Fund Managers

For more information about this fund, please see the commentary posted below.
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Disclaimer

1Please refer to the prospectus for additional information about cut-off times.

Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

Mutual funds have fees that reduce their performance: indexes do not. You cannot invest directly in an index.

The Credit Suisse Leveraged Loan Index is an unmanaged market value-weighted index representing the investable universe of the U.S. dollar-denominated leverage loan market. The index reflects reinvestment of all distributions and changes in market prices.

The Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index is an unmanaged index representing SEC-registered taxable and dollar denominated securities. It covers the U.S. investment grade fixed rate bond market, with index components for government and corporate securities, mortgage pass-through, and asset-backed securities.

The performance of the Lipper Loan Participation Funds Index includes expenses associated with a mutual fund, such as investment management fees. These expenses are not identical to the expenses charged by the Fund

Total return assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions and reflects the deduction of any sales charges, where applicable. Performance may reflect the waiver of a portion of the Fund's advisory or administrative fees and/or reimbursement of certain expenses for certain periods since the inception date. If fees had not been waived and/or certain expenses were not reimbursed, performance would have been less favorable.

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The Morningstar RatingTM 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. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, 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.
The following risks could cause the fund to lose money or perform more poorly than other investments. For more complete risk information, see the prospectus.

International investing involves special risks, including economic, political, and currency instability - especially in emerging markets. The Fund's investments in emerging markets could lead to more volatility in the value of the Fund's shares. The small size of securities markets and the low trading volume may lead to a lack of liquidity, which leads to increased volatility. Emerging markets may not provide adequate legal protection for private or foreign investment or private property.

Securities rated below investment grade are considered "high-yield," "non-investment grade," "below investment-grade," or "junk bonds." They generally are rated in the fifth or lower rating categories of Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Service. Although they can provide higher yields than higher rated securities, they can carry greater risk.

The Fund's investment in equity securities may rise or fall because of changes in the broad market or changes in a company's financial condition, sometimes rapidly or unpredictably. When the value of a fund's securities goes down, an investment in a fund decreases in value.

The Fund may use futures contracts, swaps, and derivatives in connection with its investment strategies. Derivatives are subject to the risk that changes in the value of a derivative may not correlate perfectly with the underlying asset, rate or index.

The Fund may invest all of its assets in Loans that are rated below investment grade. Like other high yield, corporate debt instruments, such Loans are subject to an increased risk of default in the payment of principal and interest as well as the other risks described below. The Fund limits its investments in illiquid securities to no more than 15% of the Fund's net assets at the time of purchase, however loans that are deemed to be liquid at the time of purchase may become illiquid.

Investments in bonds and other debt securities will change in value based on changes in interest rates. If rates rise, the value of these investments generally drops.
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.

Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

The weighted average time to reset is derived by multiplying the market value of each instrument by the number of days remaining to the shorter of its next coupon reset, expiry date for a put, or maturity date, adding these calculations, and then dividing the total by the market value of the Fund's total portfolio.

The rate of return anticipated on a bond if it is held until the maturity date.

Duration: Measures price sensitivity of fixed income securities to interest rate changes.

Average Life: The length of time the principal of a debt issue is expected to be outstanding.