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Wells Fargo Advantage Short-Term High Yield Bond Fund – STHBX

Investor Class


CUSIP 949917629


Share Price 08-31-15 8.07


Daily Change 0.00


YTD Return 2.23%


30-Day SEC Yield as of 08-28-15 2.76%


Morningstar Category High Yield Bond


Inception Date 06-30-1997


Fund Number 3242


Net Fund Assets as of 07-31-2015 $1,457,086,116.61


Overall Morningstar Rating™ (out of 613 funds)
as of 07-31-2015
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MORNINGSTAR RATINGS™ as of 07-31-2015


Category = High Yield Bond


3-year Morningstar Rating™ (out of 613 funds)   Morningstar Rating


5-year Morningstar Rating™ (out of 517 funds)   Morningstar Rating


10-year Morningstar Rating™ (out of 362 funds)   Morningstar RatingMorningstar Rating


Overall Morningstar Rating™ (out of 613 funds)   Morningstar RatingMorningstar Rating


The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted-average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable) ratings, based on risk-adjusted returns. Click here for more information.

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LIPPER INC. TOTAL RETURN RANKINGS – as of 07-31-2015
Lipper High Yield Funds


1-year   76 out of 640


3-year   499 out of 516


5-year   421 out of 426


10-year   284 out of 289


Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

AVERAGE ANNUAL TOTAL RETURNS – as of 06-30-2015


    1-year 3-year 5-year 10-year Since Inception


Short-Term High Yield Bond Fund       1.53%   3.14%   4.13%   4.28%   4.61%


BofA Merrill Lynch High Yield U.S. Corp Cash Pay BB 1-5 Year Index       2.21%   5.99%   7.10%   6.96%   --


Figures quoted represent past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Investment return, principal value, and yields of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted and assumes the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Click here for current month-end performance.
Investor Class shares are sold without a front-end sales charge or contingent deferred sales charge.

EXPENSES


Net Expense Ratio – effective since 07-01-15   0.86%


Gross Expense Ratio   0.95%


The advisor has committed, through 12-31-15, to waive fees and/or reimburse expenses to the extent necessary to cap the fund's total annual fund operating expenses after fee waiver, excluding certain expenses, at 0.84%. Without this cap, the fund's returns would have been lower.

CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS


2014     0.48%
2013     3.42%
2012     6.45%
2011     3.44%
2010     6.95%
2009     15.28%
2008   -5.82%
2007     3.24%
2006     5.97%
2005     2.95%

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  • No Bank Guarantee
  • May Lose Value

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