Dreyfus Short Term Income Fund

  • Ticker: DSHPX
  • Product Code: 0171
  • CUSIP: 261967889
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Total Returns 1 2

Average Annual Total Returns

as of 12/31/16
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
1.12% 0.35% 1.14% 2.23% 3.92% 11/01/02
BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year Corporate/Government Index 3
1.62% 1.39% 1.39% 3.08%    

Cumulative Returns

as of 12/31/16
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
1.12% 1.06% 5.81% 24.62% 155.38% 11/01/02
BofA Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year Corporate/Government Index 3
1.62% 4.23% 7.15% 35.49%    

YTD Returns

as of 02/21/17

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

Historical Performance 1 2

12 Month Yield History

Month/Year (%)
1/2017 1.07
12/2016 1.16
11/2016 1.07
10/2016 0.91
9/2016 0.71
8/2016 0.89
7/2016 0.55
6/2016 0.76
5/2016 0.95
4/2016 1.06
3/2016 1.27
2/2016 1.26


Year (%)
2016 1.12
2015 -0.32
2014 0.26
2013 0.80
2012 3.87
2011 1.49
2010 4.69
2009 14.01
2008 -5.52
2007 2.91

Daily Statistics 4

1-Day Yield
as of 02/21/17
Subsidized 30-Day Yield
as of 02/21/17
Unsubsidized 30-Day Yield
as of 02/21/17
as of 02/21/17
Change up arrow 0.01
12 Month High
12 Month Low

Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

Total Expenses 1.06%
Net Expenses 0.70% 5

Value 1 2

Change in Value of a $10,000 Initial Investment

A hypothetical $10,000 investment in the fund's Class P shares at inception on 11/1/2002 would have been worth $25,538 on 12/31/2016. Assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Performance for the fund's other share classes would vary.

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. For share classes offered after the fund's inception date, the total returns quoted reflect the performance of the fund's initial share class(es), adjusted to reflect applicable non-recurring sales charges. Performance for these share classes has not been adjusted to reflect any class-specific distribution or servicing fees or any differences in operating expenses. Had such fees and expenses been reflected, returns for these share class returns during such periods would have been lower.
  2. 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.
  3. Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects reinvestment of dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year Corporate/Government Index is an unmanaged total return performance benchmark including U.S. Government and fixed-coupon domestic investment-grade corporate bonds with maturities greater than or equal to one year and less than five years.
  4. Subsidized yield may reflect the waiver of receipt of a portion of the management fee, and/or a reimbursement of the fund expenses by the Dreyfus Corporation, which would have had the effect of lowering the fund's expense ratio and generating a higher yield.
  5. The Dreyfus Corporation has contractually agreed, until December 1, 2017, to waive receipt of its fees and/or assume the direct expenses of the fund so that the expenses of none of the classes (excluding Rule 12b-1 fees, shareholder services fees, taxes, interest, brokerage commissions, commitment fees on borrowings and extraordinary expenses) exceed 0.45%.
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