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Dreyfus High Yield Strategies:DHF


    As of 9/20/2017

    52 Wk Avg$3.42$3.54-3.48%
    52 Wk High$3.59$3.62-0.56%
    52 Wk Low$3.09$3.37-9.38%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate8.10%
    Distribution Amount$0.0235
    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 9/20/2017

    Total Net Assets:$376.171M
    Total Common Assets:$260.162M
    Common Shares Outstanding:72,707,688

    As of 3/31/2017

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $116.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $116.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 30.95%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $116.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 30.95%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 3/31/2017

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.09%
    Other Expenses:0.18%
    Baseline Expense: 1.27%
    Interest Expense:0.83%
    Total: 2.11%

    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
    Ticker: DHF
    NAV Ticker: XDHFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): M
    Inception Date: 4/29/1998
    Inception Share Price: $15.00
    Inception NAV: $14.98
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: March 31
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    As of 9/20/2017

    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

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2017
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 9/20/2017
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 9/20/2017
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 3/31/2017
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 9/20/2017

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 9/20/2017

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-2.30%
    1 Year-3.48%
    3 Year-4.69%
    5 Year-1.33%

    As of 9/20/2017

    3 Month-0.90
    6 Month-0.20
    1 Year0.60
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 9/20/2017
    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 9/20/2017
    Category: High Yield Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Maturity:
    As of 3/31/2017
    3.88 yrs
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 7/31/2017
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 3/31/2017
    Asset Allocation

    As of 6/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 3/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Materials 15.45%
    Telecommunications 15.38%
    Financial 12.63%
    Energy 12.31%
    Consumer Discretionary 10.82%
    Healthcare 9.45%
    Industrial 6.34%
    Information Technology 4.58%
    Casinos 4.33%
    Consumer Staples 2.43%
    Top Holdings

    As of 7/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Forward Exchange Contract Usd$21.23M5.61%
    Sprint Nextel 11.5% 11.50 15 Nov 2021$6.86M1.81%
    Hca 7.5% 7.50 15 Feb 2022$6.33M1.67%
    Neptune Finco 144A 10.125% 10.13 15 Jan 2023$5.71M1.51%
    Scientific Games Intl Inc. 0.13% 10.00 01 Dec 2022$5.50M1.45%
    UK GBP 31 Dec 2050$5.37M1.42%
    Dish Dbs 7.75% 7.75 01 Jul 2026$5.18M1.37%
    First Data 144A 7% 7.00 01 Dec 2023$4.81M1.27%
    Kraton Polymers Llc / Kraton 144A 10.5% 10.50 15 Apr 2023$4.18M1.10%
    Platform Specialty Prods 144A 10.375% 10.38 01 May 2021$4.14M1.09%
    Prime Sec Svcs Borrower Llc / 144A 9.25% 9.25 15 May 2023$4.11M1.09%
    Credit Quality

    As of 3/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 6/30/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 100.00%

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