Dreyfus Tax Sensitive Total Return Bond Fund

  • Ticker: DSDCX
  • Product Code: 6937
  • CUSIP: 26203E778
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Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser

The fund's investment adviser is The Dreyfus Corporation (Dreyfus) and the fund's subadviser is Standish Mellon Asset Management Company LLC (Standish), an affiliate of Dreyfus. Christine L. Todd, Thomas Casey, Daniel Rabasco and Jeffrey Burger are the fund's primary portfolio managers, positions they have held since May 2001, April 2010, February 2014 and March 2014, respectively. Ms. Todd is president of Standish, the director of Standish's tax exempt fixed-income department and a portfolio manager of tax exempt bond portfolios for Standish's institutional and individual clients. Mr. Casey is a senior portfolio manager for tax sensitive strategies at Standish. Mr. Rabasco is the chief investment officer for tax sensitive fixed-income at Standish. Mr. Burger is a portfolio manager for tax sensitive strategies at Standish.

Portfolio Statistics

Number of Holdings 163
as of 01/31/17
Portfolio Turnover Rate 29.16%
as of fiscal year end 09/30/16
Average Effective Duration 3 Years
as of 01/31/17
Average Effective Maturity 7.8 Years
as of 01/31/17

Risk Measures

as of 01/31/17
R Squared 4 96.97
Beta 5 0.92
Standard Deviation 6 3.06

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 01/31/17 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. Bonds rated BBB/Baa or higher are considered investment grade, while bonds rated BB/Ba or lower are considered speculative as to the timely payment of principal and interest. Credit ratings reflect only those assigned by S&P, Moody's, and/or Fitch. Split-rated bonds, if any, are reported in the higher rating category.
  3. Duration is a measure of volatility expressed in years. The higher the number, the greater the potential for volatility as interest rates change.
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. 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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