Dreyfus High Yield Strategies:DHF


    As of 3/30/2015

    52 Wk Avg$3.95$3.96-0.23%
    52 Wk High$4.35$4.145.68%
    52 Wk Low$3.44$3.66-6.78%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate9.61%
    Distribution Amount$0.0290
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high current income with capital appreciation through investment in US and foreign issued non investment grade debt securities and defaulted securities

    Capital Structure

    As of 3/30/2015

    Total Net Assets:$398.882M
    Total Common Assets:$278.881M
    Common Shares Outstanding:72,625,437

    As of 9/30/2014

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $120.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $120.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 29.65%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $120.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 29.65%
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 3/31/2015

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.27%
    Other Expenses:0.13%
    Baseline Expense: 1.40%
    Interest Expense:0.51%
    Total: 1.91%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor

    Portfolio Managers
    Chris Barris (25 Jul 2007) / Kevin Cronk (14 Sep 2012) / Josephine Shin (28 Jul 2014) / Stephen Sylvester (28 Oct 2010)

    Category:Taxable Income-High Yield
    NAV Ticker:XDHFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):241,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD):$0.939M
    Inception Date:4/29/1998
    Inception Share Price:$15.00
    Inception NAV:$14.98
    Tender Offer:No
    Fiscal Year End:March 31
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    As of 3/30/2015

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC
    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 9/30/2014
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 3/30/2015
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 3/30/2015
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 9/30/2014
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/30/2015

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 3/30/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-2.80%
    1 Year-0.23%
    3 Year4.42%
    5 Year7.98%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 3/30/2015
    Category: High Yield Leveraged

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 3/30/2015
    Category: High Yield Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Maturity:
    As of 12/31/2014
    4.16 yrs
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 1/31/2015
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 3/31/2015
    Asset Allocation

    As of 12/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 12/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Consumer Discretionary 15.96%
    Industrial 13.84%
    Materials 13.07%
    Telecommunications 12.97%
    Financial 10.55%
    Health Care 9.44%
    Energy 7.28%
    Information Technology 5.06%
    Casinos 3.91%
    Utilities 2.46%
    Top Holdings

    As of 1/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Forward Exchange Contract Usd$17.44M4.40%
    Sprint Nextel 11.5% 11.50 15 Nov 2021$6.44M1.63%
    Hca 7.5% 7.50 15 Feb 2022$6.42M1.62%
    Tenet Healthcare 8.125% 8.13 01 Apr 2022$6.05M1.53%
    First Data 11.75% 11.75 15 Aug 2021$5.53M1.40%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents$5.06M1.28%
    Bway Hldg Company 144A 9.125% 9.13 15 Aug 2021$4.76M1.20%
    Mgm Resorts Intl 11.375% 4.00 06 Nov 2020$4.71M1.19%
    Intelsat Luxembourg S A 7.75% 7.75 01 Jun 2021$4.72M1.19%
    Reynolds Grp Issuer 8.5% 8.50 15 May 2018$4.26M1.08%
    Lloyds Tsb Bk 10.75% 10.75 16 Dec 2021$4.17M1.05%
    Credit Quality

    As of 12/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 12/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 100.00%

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