• High Quality Bond Fund

Fund Objective

The fund seeks to obtain the highest total investment return possible within its quality and maturity boundaries.

Investment Strategies

Madison High Quality Bond Fund is a high-quality government and corporate bond fund. It is designed to provide regular income through investments in an actively managed diversified group of bonds which will typically include both government and investment-grade corporate issuance of intermediate duration. 

Key Highlights

(as of Friday December 15, 2017)
  Class Y
Daily Price 10.90
Ticker Symbol MIIBX
Inception Date 05/01/00
Expense Ratio 0.49


Links to other Madison Funds information:

Daily Price Summary
Performance Summary (PDF)
Prospectus and Financial Reports
Account Applications and Forms
Tax Information

Portfolio Management


Paul Lefurgey, CFA

Chris Nisbet, CFA

Portfolio Highlights

Top Ten Fund Holdings
(as of November 30, 2017)
US TREASURY N/B
(2.5% 15 Aug 2023)
4.6%
US TREASURY N/B
(2.625% 15 Nov 2020)
4.6%
US TREASURY N/B
(2.375% 15 May 2027)
4.4%
US TREASURY N/B
(1.125% 31 Dec 2019)
4.4%
US TREASURY N/B
(3.625% 15 Feb 2020)
4.2%
FANNIE MAE
(0.875% 08 Feb 2018)
4.0%
FREDDIE MAC
(2.375% 13 Jan 2022)
4.0%
FANNIE MAE
(1.375% 07 Oct 2021)
3.9%
US TREASURY N/B
(3.125% 15 May 2019)
3.8%
US TREASURY N/B
(1.5% 31 Mar 2019)
3.7%
% of Fund in Top Ten Securities41.6%
 
Net Assets (as of 9/30/17) $99.6 Million
Turnover (as of 10/31/16) 25%

 

Complete Holdings List

Mutual funds invested in bonds are subject to certain risks including interest rate risk, credit risk and inflation risk.  As interest rates rise, the prices of bonds fall. Long-term bonds are more exposed to interest rate risk than short-term bonds.