|Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser:||The Dreyfus Corporation|
|Inception Date||November 30, 1993|
|Total Assets (000s)||BASIC Shares (as of 11/27/15): $1,445,683
Portfolio (as of 11/27/15): $2,474,854
|Minimum Initial Investment||$10,000|
|Minimum Subsequent Investment||$100|
|Dividend Schedule||Declared Daily,
|Fiscal Year End||Oct 31|
|Fund Status||Open to new investors.|
Average Annual Total Returnsas of 09/30/15
|1 YR||3 YR||5 YR||10 YR||Since
|Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index 2|
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Morningstar Rating 3
Morningstar Overall Rating™ for BASIC Shares shares among 941 funds in the Intermediate-Term Bond category as of 10/31/15. Ratings reflect risk-adjusted performance, and are derived from a weighted average of the fund's 3-, 5-, and 10-year (as applicable) ratings.
As of 10/31/15 the fund received 3, 3, and 3 stars for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods out of 941, 827 and 597 funds in the category. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Other share classes may have different ratings.
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Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios
Dreyfus Investment Style 4
The fund seeks to match the total return of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index (the Index). 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
- 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.
- Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects investments of dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index is a widely accepted, unmanaged total return index of corporate, government and government-agency debt instruments, mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities with an average maturity of 1-10 years.
- The Ratings formula measures the amount of variation in a fund's performance and gives more emphasis to downward variations. The top 10% of the funds in the category receive five stars; the next 22.5% four stars; the next 35% three stars; the next 22.5% two stars; and the last 10% one star. Ratings reflect sales loads.The fund represents a single portfolio with multiple share classes that have different expense structures.
- 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.