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JPMorgan Mortgage-Backed Securities Fund
(JMBUX)
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Objective

The Fund seeks to maximize total return by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of debt securities backed by pools of residential and/or commercial mortgages.

Strategy/Investment process

  • Invests primarily in mortgage-backed securities.
  • Generally maintains an average weighted maturity between two and 10 years, although it may shorten its weighted average if deemed appropriate for temporary defensive purposes.
  • Seeks market sectors and individual securities that it believes will perform well over time.

Performance

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Fees and Investment Minimums

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Portfolio

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Management

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Disclaimer

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

Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

The Barclays U.S. MBS Index covers the mortgage-backed pass-through securities of Ginnie Mae (GNMA), Fannie Mae (FNMA), and Freddie Mac (FHLMC). The performance of the index does not reflect the deduction of expenses associated with a fund, such as investment management fees. By contrast, the performance of the Fund reflects the deduction of the fund expenses, including sales charges if applicable. An individual cannot invest directly in an index.

The performance of the Lipper U.S. Mortgage 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 Fund's fixed income securities are subject to interest rate risk. If rates increase, the value of the Fund's investments generally declines.

The Fund may invest in collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), Mortgage-related, and asset-backed securities which are subject to certain risks. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in mortgage-backed securities, and as a matter of policy at least 65% of the Fund's assets in bonds.

The Fund may invest up to 10% of its assets in "sub-prime" mortgage-related securities. The risk of defaults is generally higher in the case of mortgage-backed investments that include so-called "sub-prime" mortgages. The structure of some of these securities may be complex and there may be less available information than other types of debt securities.

The Fund may invest in futures contracts and derivatives. Many derivatives create leverage that can cause the Fund to be more volatile than it would be if it had not used derivatives.

Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

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.