Dreyfus Inflation Adjusted Securities Fund

  • Ticker: DIASX
  • Product Code: 0589
  • CUSIP: 261967830
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Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser

The investment adviser for the fund is The Dreyfus Corporation (Dreyfus). Investment decisions for the fund are made by a team of portfolio managers from Standish Mellon Asset Management Company LLC (Standish), an affiliate of Dreyfus. The team members are Robert Bayston, David Horsfall and Nate Pearson. Mr. Bayston and Mr. Horsfall have been primary portfolio managers of the fund since January 2005, Mr. Pearson since July 2012. Mr. Horsfall is deputy chief investment officer and a senior portfolio manager at Standish. Mr. Bayston is responsible for treasury inflation protected securities and derivative strategies with Standish. Mr. Pearson is an interest rate and derivatives strategist responsible for researching U.S. Government securities at Standish. They manage the fund as employees of Dreyfus. Standish investment professionals manage Dreyfus-managed funds pursuant to a dual-employee arrangement, under Dreyfus' supervision, and apply their firm's proprietary investment process in managing the funds.

Portfolio Statistics

Number of Holdings 16
as of 12/31/16
Portfolio Turnover Rate 59.68%
as of fiscal year end 07/31/16
Average Effective Duration 2 Years
as of 12/31/16
Average Effective Maturity 5.4 Years
as of 12/31/16

Risk Measures

as of 12/31/16
R Squared 3 60.59
Beta 4 0.87
Standard Deviation 5 3.40

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. Portfolio composition and allocation is as of 12/31/16 and is subject to change at any time. Totals may not be exact due to rounding. Negative exposures may represent short positions through derivatives.
  2. Duration is a measure of volatility expressed in years. The higher the number, the greater the potential for volatility as interest rates change.
  3. Reflects the percentage of a fund's movements that can be explained by movements in a particular benchmark. An R-squared of 100 indicates fund movements that are perfectly correlated to those of the benchmark. In order to compare funds across general asset classes, Morningstar calculates R-squared values relative to a "standard" broad-based market index. For example, the R-squared of both a small cap, domestic equity fund and a domestic technology fund would be determined against the S&P 500 Index. Thus, the "standard" broad-based market index used by Morningstar may differ from the fund's actual benchmark stated in this factsheet. Source: Morningstar
  4. Beta is a measure of the systematic risk of a stock or a portfolio and is an indicator of expected return. A beta higher than 1.0 has higher risk than the overall market has and thus the stock or portfolio can be expected to perform in relation to the overall market in that way.
  5. A statistical measurement of dispersion around an average which depicts how widely fund returns varied over a certain period of time. Source: Morningstar
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