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    Federated Bond A (FDBAX)

    9.40 0.00(0.00%) May 22

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    Federated Bond A
    Federated Investment Series Funds Inc4000 Ericsson DrivePittsburgh, PA 15222-3779
    Phone: 800-341-7400
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Corporate Bond
    Fund Family:Federated
    Net Assets:1.47B
    Year-to-Date Return:2.05%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Jun 28, 1995
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Corporate Bond
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    Management Information 
    Joseph M. Balestrino
    Lead Manager since Sep 30, 1993
    Joseph M. Balestrino, CFA, Senior Vice President, Fixed Income Market Strategist, Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of the Domestic High Grade Corporate Bond Group. As Fixed Income Market Strategist, works as part of the team responsible for formulating Federated’s opinions on the various fixed income markets and positioning strategies, as well as articulating the practical implications of those targets to clients and potential clients. As Senior Portfolio Manager, responsible for portfolio management and administration of the General High Grade Corporate and Multi-Sector Bond Groups. Previous associations: Product Development and Insurance Operations, Federated Investors; Financial Planner, IDS/American Express. B.A., M.U.R.P., University of Pittsburgh. Professional affiliation: Member, CFA Society of Pittsburgh. Joined Federated 1986; Investment Experience: 23 Years.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:1,500
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:250
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:1,500
    Min Subsequent Investment:100
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:100
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
    FDBAX can be purchased from 142 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to provide as high a level of current income as is consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment-grade corporate debt securities. It may invest up to 35% of its assets in fixed-income securities rated below investment grade. The Adviser may lengthen or shorten duration from time to time based on its interest rate outlook, but the fund has no set duration parameters. It may invest in derivative contracts or hybrid contracts. The fund may also invest in government securities that are supported by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Apr 23, 2015) : 0.03
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (May 20, 2015) : 13.00%
    Average for Category:69.99%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseFDBAXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.98%0.87%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.99%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.19%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.00%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:4.50%4.02%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.12%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:811387
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,075593
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,8281,195
    * Per $10,000 invested