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Dreyfus High Yield Fund

  • Ticker: DPLTX
  • Product Code: 0029
  • CUSIP: 261980783
Share Class:

Snapshot

Fund Type: Bond
Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser: Chris Barris
Kevin Cronk
Inception Date June 02, 1997
Total Assets (000s) Class A (as of 04/22/14): $303,675
Portfolio (as of 04/22/14): $1,663,241
Minimum Initial Investment $1,000
Minimum Subsequent Investment $100
Dividend Schedule Declared Daily,
Distributed Monthly,
Paid Monthly
Fiscal Year End Dec 31
Fund Status Open to new investors.

Performance 1

Average Annual Total Returns

as of 03/31/14
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
Inception
Inception
Date
at NAV
7.56% 7.26% 13.43% 7.11% 5.18% 06/02/97
with Sales Charge Max Sales Charge:  4.50%  Front-End
2.69% 5.62% 12.39% 6.62% 4.89%  
BofA Merrill Lynch High Yield Master II Constrained Index 2
7.56% 8.69% 18.13% 8.55%    

The performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Yield, share price and investment return fluctuate and an investor's shares may be worth more or less than original cost upon redemption. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Please use the pulldown menu above to view month-end performance

Daily Statistics

1-Day Yield
as of 04/22/14
5.39%
30-Day Yield
as of 04/22/14
3.73%
Price
as of 04/22/14
$6.83
Change No change 0.00
12 Month High
(05/07/13)
$6.88
12 Month Low
(06/25/13)
$6.45

Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

Total Expenses 0.96%

Dreyfus Investment Style 3

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Objective/Approach

The fund seeks to maximize total return, consisting of capital appreciation and current income. View the Strategy & Risks section for this fund for more information.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the fund carefully before investing. Download a prospectus, or a summary prospectus, if available, that contains this and other information about the fund, and read it carefully before investing.

Notes & Disclosures
  1. Performance is historical and not indicative of future results. Investment return, yield, and principal value will fluctuate and an investor will receive more or less than the original cost upon redemption. Investors should consider, when deciding whether to purchase a particular class of shares, the investment amount, anticipated holding period and other relevant factors, and should read the prospectus carefully.
  2. Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects investments of dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II Constrained Index is an unmanaged performance benchmark composed of U.S. dollar-denominated domestic and Yankee bonds rated below investment grade with at least $100 million par amount outstanding and at least one year remaining to maturity. Bonds are capitalization weighted. Total allocations to an issuer are capped at 2%. Investors cannot invest directly in any index. Source: Morningstar.
  3. The "Dreyfus Investment Style Classification" graphically depicts the fund's investment strategy as described in its Prospectus. The horizontal and vertical axes describe the fund's general credit quality focus (High: AAA/AA; Medium: A/BBB; Low: Below BBB) and weighted average maturity in years (Short: <4; Intermediate 4-10; Long: >10). It is designed to support asset allocation decisions and not to depict actual fund holdings at a point in time.
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