The Commodity Index is structured so that no related group of commodities may constitute more than 33% of the index and no single commodity may constitute more than 15% or less than 2% of the index. The Fund will seek to gain exposure to the commodity markets primarily through investments in commodity index-linked notes and through investments in Harbor Cayman Commodity Fund Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Fund organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands. The Fund may invest up to 25% of its total assets in this subsidiary, 30% in securities denominated in foreign currencies, and 10% in securities and instruments that are economically tied to emerging market countries. The Fund will typically limit its foreign currency exposure to 20% of its total assets.
As of Quarter Ended 06/30/2015
YTD 1 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception -0.43% -26.33% -2.41% N/A -6.20%
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The Harbor Funds performance shown assumes the reinvestment of dividend and capital gain distributions and is net of management fees and expenses. Returns for periods less than one year are not annualized.
From time to time, certain fees and/or expenses have been voluntarily or contractually waived or reimbursed, which has resulted in higher returns. Without these waivers or reimbursements, the returns would have been lower. Voluntary waivers or reimbursements may be applied or discontinued at any time without notice. Only the Board of Trustees may modify or terminate contractual fee waivers or expense reimbursements.
The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total ReturnSM is a broadly diversified index that tracks the commodities markets through commodity futures contracts.
The Harbor Commodity Real Return Strategy Fund received a 3-star Overall Morningstar Rating™ as of 07/31/2015 out of 109 Commodities Broad Basket funds. Commodity Real Return Strategy Fund was rated 2-star among 109 and 4-star among 70 domestic Commodities Broad Basket funds for the three- and five-year periods ended 07/31/2015, respectively. The Morningstar Rating is for the Institutional share class only; other classes may have different performance characteristics.
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