JBOAX

John Hancock ESG

Core Bond Fund

JBOAX

  • NAV

    $10.13
    as of 09/22/17
  • Change

    $0.01
  • POP

    $10.55
  • NAV YTD%

    1.92

Key facts

Net expense ratio represents the effect of a fee waiver and/or expense reimbursement, contractual through 9/30/18, and is subject to change.

Sector composition

Top ten sectors

Top ten sectors 08/31/2017

Top issuers

Top issuers

Top issuers 08/31/2017

Asset mix

Asset mix

Asset mix 08/31/2017

Quality composition

Quality composition

Quality composition 08/31/2017

Top industries

Top industries

Top industries 08/31/2017

Performance

Performance

Total returns (%)

Total returns (%)


The past performance shown here reflects reinvested distributions and the beneficial effect of any expense reductions, and does not guarantee future results. Returns for periods shorter than one year are cumulative, and results for other share classes will vary. Shares will fluctuate in value and, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance cited. 

After sales charge performance reflects a maximum 4% front-end sales charge for Class A shares. 

The fund’s gross and net expense ratios are 1.25% and 0.87% for Class A shares, 0.99% and 0.61% for Class I shares, and 0.90% and 0.52% for Class R6 shares, respectively. Net expense ratios represent the effect of a contractual fee waiver and/or expense reimbursement through 9/30/18, and are subject to change.

 

The benchmark for John Hancock ESG Core Bond Fund is the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Intermediate Government/Credit Index, which tracks the performance of intermediate-term U.S. government bonds, U.S. corporate bonds, and Yankee bonds. Prior to 8/24/16, the index was named the Barclays U.S. Intermediate Government/Credit Bond Index. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

Large company stocks could fall out of favor. The stock prices of midsize and small companies can change more frequently and dramatically than those of large companies. Foreign investing, especially in emerging markets, has additional risks, such as currency and market volatility and political and social instability. A portfolio concentrated in one sector or that holds a limited number of securities may fluctuate more than a diversified portfolio. Hedging and other strategic transactions may increase volatility and result in losses if not successful. Illiquid securities may be difficult to sell at a price approximating their value. Fixed-income investments are subject to interest-rate and credit risk; their value will normally decline as interest rates rise or if an issuer is unable or unwilling to make principal or interest payments. Mortgage- and asset-backed securities may be sensitive to changes in interest rates and may be subject to early repayment and the market’s perception of issuer creditworthiness. Municipal bond prices can decline due to fiscal mismanagement or tax shortfalls, or if related projects become unprofitable. The interest earned on taxable municipal securities is fully taxable at the federal level and may be taxed at the state level. Liquidity—the extent to which a security may be sold or a derivative position closed without negatively affecting its market value, if at all—may be impaired by reduced trading volume, heightened volatility, rising interest rates, and other market conditions. Fund distributions generally depend on income from underlying investments and may vary or cease altogether in the future. The funds' ESG policy could cause them to perform differently than similar funds that do not have such a policy. Please see the funds' prospectuses for additional risks.

 

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Click here to view a prospectus or summary prospectus. You may also request one from your financial advisor or by calling us at 800-225-5291. The prospectus includes investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, and other information that you should consider carefully before investing.

 

NOT FDIC INSURED. MAY LOSE VALUE. NO BANK GUARANTEE. NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY.

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