14 important things you should know about Aberdeen JHYIX mutual fund

Updated: June 28, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell JHYIX? Or perhaps you’re looking for JHYIX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Aberdeen Investment Funds: Aberdeen Global High Income Fund; Class I Shares (JHYIX).

The Fund seeks to maximize total return, principally through a high level of current income, and secondarily through capital appreciation. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in a diversified portfolio of below investment grade, fixed income securities of issues located throughout the world.

2. What are JHYIX top holdings?

JHYIX has 1 stock holdings and 205 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 11.81% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Telecom Italia Capital S.A. 6% N/A 1.33%
New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. 10.12% N/A 1.31%
CSC Holdings, LLC 10.88% N/A 1.24%
M.D.C. Holdings Inc. 6% N/A 1.22%
Shutterfly, Inc. 8.5% N/A 1.20%
Iwhmid 1l Tl B E + 400 Bps 11/24/2024 Eur - Floating Rate N/A 1.17%
DISH DBS Corporation 5.88% N/A 1.14%
j2 Cloud Services LLC/ j2 Cloud Co-Obligor Inc 6% N/A 1.10%
Petrobras Global Finance B.V. 5.09% N/A 1.06%
Tenet Healthcare Corporation 4.62% N/A 1.04%

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

JHYIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.13%;
  • 3-month return is -11.54%;
  • 1-year return is -4.18%;
  • 3-year return is 1.07%;
  • 5-year return is 1.03%;
  • 10-year return is 4.09%;
  • 15-year return is 5.63%.

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

In the last 10 years, JHYIX had 8 up years and 2 down years.

5. What is JHYIX dividend yield?

JHYIX yield is 6.09%.

6. What is JHYIX minimum initial investment amount?

JHYIX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00M.

7. What is JHYIX expense ratio?

JHYIX expense ratio is 0.75%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.1%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.49%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.37;
  • 5-year beta is 0.35;
  • 10-year beta is 0.25;
  • 15-year beta is 0.47.

11. What is JHYIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.18;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.10;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.40.

Analysis

12. What is JHYIX Finny Score? JHYIX buy or sell?

JHYIX Finny Score is 45. Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy JHYIX and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 45.

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

The following are JHYIX strengths from our perspective:

  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.
  • JHYIX 3-year Beta is 0.37, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • JHYIX 5-year Beta is 0.35, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • JHYIX 10-year Beta is 0.25, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • JHYIX 15-year Beta is 0.47, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.

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

The following are JHYIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • JHYIX net assets are $104.90 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • JHYIX 3-year return is 1.07%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA Global High Yield Constrained TR HUSD), 1.9%.
  • JHYIX 5-year return is 1.03%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA Global High Yield Constrained TR HUSD), 3.76%.
  • JHYIX 10-year return is 4.09%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA Global High Yield Constrained TR HUSD), 6.35%.
  • JHYIX 15-year return is 5.63%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA Global High Yield Constrained TR HUSD), 7%.
  • JHYIX expense ratio is 0.75%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the JHYIX review, we covered JHYIX 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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