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15 important things you should know about Aberdeen JBGIX mutual fund

Updated: September 10, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets

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Are you looking to buy or sell JBGIX? Or perhaps you’re looking for JBGIX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this JBGIX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: JBGIX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: JBGIX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in JBGIX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to JBGIX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe Aberdeen Investment Funds: Aberdeen Total Return Bond Fund; Class I Shares (JBGIX).
  2. What are JBGIX holdings?
  3. What is JBGIX performance? What are JBGIX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did JBGIX have historically?
  5. What is JBGIX dividend yield?
  6. What is JBGIX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is JBGIX expense ratio?
  8. Does JBGIX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is JBGIX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is JBGIX beta? How would you assess JBGIX risk?
  11. What is JBGIX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is JBGIX Finny Score? JBGIX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in JBGIX? What are JBGIX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in JBGIX? What are JBGIX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Aberdeen Investment Funds: Aberdeen Total Return Bond Fund; Class I Shares (JBGIX).

The Fund seeks to provide total return. The Fund normally invests in a non-diversified portfolio of fixed income securities of domestic and international issuers which include securities issued by governments, supranational entities and corporations in developed and emerging markets.

2. What are JBGIX top holdings?

JBGIX has 0 stock holdings and 187 bond holdings.

The top 9 holdings represent 20.26% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Notes 0.12% N/A 4.83%
United States Treasury Bonds 3% N/A 3.56%
United States Treasury Bonds 2.38% N/A 2.63%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3% N/A 2.22%
Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% N/A 1.69%
Citigroup Inc. 3.11% N/A 1.39%
Fnma Pass-Thru I 3% N/A 1.34%
Kentucky Utilities Company 3.25% N/A 1.33%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 1.27%

3. What is JBGIX performance? What are JBGIX historical returns?

JBGIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.78%;
  • 3-month return is 3.12%;
  • 1-year return is 8.22%;
  • 3-year return is 5.81%;
  • 5-year return is 4.95%;
  • 10-year return is 4.24%;
  • 15-year return is 4.85%.

4. How many up and down years did JBGIX have historically?

In the last 10 years, JBGIX had 7 up years and 3 down years.

5. What is JBGIX dividend yield?

JBGIX yield is 2.98%.

6. What is JBGIX minimum initial investment amount?

JBGIX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00M.

7. What is JBGIX expense ratio?

JBGIX expense ratio is 0.44%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

8. Does JBGIX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

JBGIX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0. JBGIX front-end sales load is 0. JBGIX back-end sales load is 0.

9. What is JBGIX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.13%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.2%.

10. What is JBGIX beta? How would you assess JBGIX risk?

  • 3-year beta is 1.12;
  • 5-year beta is 1.06;
  • 10-year beta is 1.03.

11. What is JBGIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.97;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 1.00;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 1.10.

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 83. Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy and 1 reason to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 83.

13. What are the pros of investing in JBGIX? What are JBGIX buy reasons?

The following are JBGIX strengths from our perspective:

  • JBGIX 3-year return is 5.81%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 5.13%.
  • JBGIX 5-year return is 4.95%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 4.24%.
  • JBGIX 10-year return is 4.24%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.71%.
  • JBGIX 15-year return is 4.85%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 4.41%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

14. What are the cons of investing in JBGIX? What are JBGIX negatives?

The following are JBGIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • JBGIX net assets are $159.00 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
In the JBGIX review, we covered JBGIX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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