SAM Flexible Income Inst Portfolio (PIFIX)
|Alpha- The difference between an investment's actual returns and its expected performance, given its level of risk (as measured by beta).|
|Beta- An investment's sensitivity to market movements.|
|R-Squared- Ranges from 0 to 100 and reveals how closely an investment's returns track those of a benchmark index.|
|Standard Deviation- Measures how much an investment's returns are likely to fluctuate.|
|Mean- Represents the annualized total return for a fund over 3 years.|
|Sharpe Ratio- Measures how an investment balances risks and rewards. The higher the Sharpe ratio, the better the investment's historical risk-adjusted performance.|
|Excess Return- The difference between an investment option's return and the return of an external standard such as a passive index.|
|Tracking Error- Also known as "excess risk", is defined as the standard deviation or volatility of excess returns.|
|Information Ratio- A risk-adjusted measure commonly used to evaluate an active manager's involvement skill. It's defined as the manager's excess return divided by the variability or standard deviation of the excess return.|
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