MainStay MacKay High Yield Corporate Bond Fund seeks maximum current income through investment in a diversified portfolio of high-yield debt securities. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective.
High-yield bonds have delivered higher income than traditional fixed-income securities.
The team's disciplined investment process combines bottom-up, fundamental credit analysis with their proprietary relative-value discipline
MacKay Shields has over 40 years of experience with a focus on fixed-income investing.
Class A & INV: 4.5% maximum initial sales charge; a 1% CDSC may be imposed on certain redemptions made within 18 months of the date of purchase on shares that were purchased without an initial sales charge. Class B: CDSC up to 5% if redeemed within six years. Class C: 1% CDSC if redeemed within one year. Class I: No initial sales charge or CDSC.
Returns represent past performance which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. No initial sales charge applies on investments of $1 million or more (and certain other qualified purchases). However, a contingent deferred sales charge of 1.00% may be imposed on certain redemptions made within 18 months of the date of purchase on shares that were purchased without an initial sales charge. Expenses stated are as of the fund's most recent prospectus.
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Does not reflect the effect of any sales charge, which would reduce performance shown. Performance for other sales charges will differ based on differences in sales charges and expense structure.
Percentages are based on fixed-income securities held in the Fund's investment portfolio and exclude any equity or convertible securities, credit default swaps, and cash or cash equivalents. Ratings apply to the underlying portfolio of debt securities held by the Fund and are rated by an independent rating agency, such as Standard and Poor's or Moody's. If ratings are provided by three rating agencies, but differ, the middle rating will be utilized. If ratings are provided by two rating agencies, but differ, the higher rating will be utilized. If only one rating is provided, the available rating will be utilized. Securities that are unrated by the rating agencies are reflected as such in the breakdown. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. S&P rates borrowers on a scale from AAA to D. AAA through BBB represent investment grade, while BB through D represent non-investment grade.
Distribution & Yields
Distribution & Yields
Distributions may be comprised of ordinary income, net capital gains, and/or a return of capital (ROC) of your investment in the fund. Because the distribution rate and the 12-month rate may include a ROC, they should not be confused with yield or income. Please refer to the most recent Section 19 Notice, if applicable, for additional information regarding the composition of distributions. Final determination of a distribution’s tax character will be made on Form 1099 DIV sent to shareholders each January.
Distribution Rate: The distribution rate measures the percentage return in the form of dividends. It is calculated daily by annualizing the most recent dividend distribution and dividing by the daily share price (NAV or POP). If the Fund did not make a distribution as of the latest scheduled distribution date, "N/A" will be displayed.
12-month Rate: The 12-month rate measures the percentage return in the form of dividends. It is calculated monthly by taking the sum of the trailing 12-month dividend payments divided by the last month's ending share price (NAV or POP) plus any capital gains distributed over previous 12 months. If the Fund did not make any distributions over the previous 12 months, "N/A" will be displayed.
The 30 Day SEC Yield is calculated by dividing the net investment income per share for the first 30 days of the month by the offering price per share at the end of that period. The yield reflects the dividends and interest earned during the period, after the deduction of the Fund's expenses. Yield reflects a fee waiver and/or expense limitation agreement without which the 30 Day SEC Yield would have been lower.
Dividend distributions are the distribution of a dividend to mutual fund shareholders as of a certain date. The following Funds declare daily dividends: MainStay MacKay California Tax Free Opportunities, MainStay Floating Rate, MainStay MacKay High Yield Municipal Bond, MainStay MacKay U.S. Infrastructure Bond Fund, MainStay Money Market, MainStay MacKay New York Tax Free Opportunities, MainStay MacKay Short Term Municipal Fund and MainStay MacKay Tax Free Bond.