3 Lord Abbett Mutual Funds To Grab Today

Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett managed assets worth over $194.9 billion as of Sep 30, 2019. This privately held company has around 796 employees and 170 investment professionals dedicated to addressing clients’ needs. Lord Abbett deals in more than 57 mutual funds, investing in not only domestic and global stocks, but also in fixed-income, tax-free income and multi-asset securities.

This renowned global asset manager aims to provide a wide variety of financial products and services to fulfil the needs of its investors. The company seeks successful investment performance on behalf of its clients over the long run. The three key factors that added to Lord Abbett’s success are its independent perspective, smart product design and dedication to active management.

Below we share with you three top-ranked Lord Abbett mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and is expected to outperform its peers in the future.

Lord Abbett Developing Growth Fund Class R3 (LADRX - Free Report) seeks capital growth over the long term by investing in a well-diversified portfolio of developing growth companies. The fund invests the majority of its assets in equity securities of small companies and may also invest up to 10% of its assets in securities of non-U.S. companies. LADRX has three-year annualized returns of 20%.

F. Thomas O’Halloran is a fund manager of LADRX since 2001.

Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund Class A (LAFFX - Free Report) aims for long-term appreciation of capital and income. The fund invests the majority of its assets in equity securities of large-capitalization companies. The fund mostly invests in securities of companies in the Russell 1000 Index that pay out dividends and have solid potential for capital growth. LAFFX has three-year annualized returns of 10.3%.

As of October 2019, LAFFX held 105 issues with 2.70% of its assets invested in Chevron Corp.

Lord Abbett National Tax-Free Fund Class F (LANFX - Free Report) seeks income free from federal income tax. LANFX invests a bulk of its assets in municipal debt securities that provide tax-exempted income. The volatility attached to the Barclays Municipal Bond Index is generally used by the fund as an estimate of reasonable risk. LANFX has three-year annualized returns of 5.8%.

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