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BNY Mellon Core Plus Fund

Why invest in this Fund?

The fund seeks high total return consistent with preservation of capital. To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests in a diversified portfolio of fixed-income securities of U.S. and foreign issuers. Typically, the fund's portfolio can be expected to have an average effective duration ranging between three and eight years.
Min. class investment
$1,000
Class Inception Date
02/02/18
Fund Assets
$1,217,261,582  As of  07/02/20
Class Assets
$15,573,119  As of  07/02/20
Portfolio Turnover Rate
124.64%  As of fiscal year end  04/30/20
Morningstar Category
Intermediate Core-Plus Bond
Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index
Fund Holdings
434  As of  05/31/20
Average Effective Maturity
9.59  yr(s).  As of  05/31/20
Average Effective Duration
6.11  yr(s).  As of  05/31/20

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Click here to see SALES CHARGE  Max Sales Charge:  1.00% CDSC Load
As of  06/30/20 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Core Plus Fund
DCPCX
7.28 4.89 4.47 - 4.27 02/02/18
As of  06/30/20 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Core Plus Fund
DCPCX
7.28 4.89 4.47 - 4.27 02/02/18
Click here to see SALES CHARGE  Max Sales Charge:  1.00% CDSC Load
As of  06/30/20 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Core Plus Fund
DCPCX
7.28 15.40 24.45 - 49.22 02/02/18
As of  06/30/20 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Core Plus Fund
DCPCX
7.28 15.40 24.45 - 49.22 02/02/18

The performance data quotes represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Yield, share price and investment return fluctuate and an investor’s shares may be worth more or less than original cost upon redemption. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Click above for month-end returns.

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The Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Total Return Index is designed to measure the investment grade, U.S. dollar-denominated, fixed-rate taxable bond market. The index includes Treasuries, government-related and corporate securities, mortgage-backed pass-through securities (agency fixed-rate), commercial mortgage-backed securities (agency and non-agency) and other asset-backed securities having at least one year until final maturity. To be included in the index, securities must be rated investment grade (Baa3/BBB-/BBB- or higher) using the middle rating of Moody’s, S&P and Fitch. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

For periods prior to February 5, 2018, the information for the fund’s Class C shares represents the performance of a predecessor fund's Institutional shares, adjusted to reflect any applicable sales charges. Such performance figures have not been adjusted to reflect applicable class fees and expenses; if such fees and expenses had been reflected, the performance shown for Class C shares for such periods may have been lower.

Growth of $10,000 Investment

Historical Performance

    These figures do not reflect the maximum sales charge which, if included, would reduce return.

    For periods prior to February 5, 2018, the information for the fund’s Class C shares represents the performance of a predecessor fund's Institutional shares, adjusted to reflect any applicable sales charges. Such performance figures have not been adjusted to reflect applicable class fees and expenses; if such fees and expenses had been reflected, the performance shown for Class C shares for such periods may have been lower.

    Fund 06/20 05/20 04/20 03/20 02/20 01/20 12/19 11/19 10/19 09/19 08/19 07/19
    DCPCX
    1.61% 1.69% 1.64% 1.74% 1.83% 1.76% 1.82% 1.85% 1.86% 1.97% 2.01% 2.18%

    Yield fluctuates and past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Monthly yield history is the annualized distribution rate that is based upon dividends per share from net investment income paid during the period, divided by the period ended maximum offering price per share, adjusted for capital gains (IF ANY) distributed during the period, and annualized based upon the number of days in the distribution period.

    Fund 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
    DCPCX
    10.15% -1.68% 5.13% 4.83% -0.42% 7.28% -1.32% 8.49% 5.69%

    Investment return fluctuates and past performance is no guarantee of future results.


    Redemption Charge

    As of  07/06/20  Redemption Year CDSC
    Year 1 1.00
    Class C shares are subject to a contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC) imposed on Class C shares redeemed within one year of purchase.

    Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

    As of  08/30/19 Fee Description Expense Ratio (%)
    Management Fee 0.35%
    12B-1 Fee 0.75%
    Service Fee 0.25%
    Other Expenses 0.21%
    Total Expenses 1.56%
    Expenses Reimbursed 0.11%
    Net Expenses 1.45%
    Total Expenses is the total annual operating expense ratio for the fund, before any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. Net Expenses is the total annual operating expense ratio for the fund, after any applicable fee waivers or expense reimbursements. The Total Expenses, or Net Expenses (if including fee waivers or expense reimbursements) is the actual fund expense ratio applicable to investors.
    The fund's investment adviser, BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc., has contractually agreed, until August 30, 2020, to waive receipt of its fees and/or assume the direct expenses of the fund so that the direct expenses of none of its classes (excluding Rule 12b-1 fees, shareholder services fees, taxes, interest, brokerage commissions, commitment fees on borrowings and extraordinary expenses) exceed .45%. On or after August 30, 2020, BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc. may terminate may terminate this expense limitation at any time.

    Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Advisor

    The fund's investment adviser is BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc. (BNYM Investment Adviser), and the fund's sub-adviser is Insight North America LLC, an affiliate of BNYM Investment Adviser. Gautam Khanna, James DiChiaro, Jason Celente and E. Gerard Berrigan are the fund's primary portfolio managers. Messrs. Khanna, Celente and Berrigan have each served as primary portfolio managers since the fund commenced operations on February 2, 2018. Mr. DiChiaro has served as a primary portfolio manager of the fund since August 1, 2019. Messrs. Khanna, Celente and Berrigan also were the predecessor fund's primary portfolio managers since its inception in December 2010. Messrs. Khanna, DiChiaro, Celente and Berrigan are senior portfolio managers at the sub-adviser.

    Top Holdings

    As of  05/31/20   Holdings % Portfolio  Weight
    U.S. Treasury, 0.2%, 07/31/2020 8.76
    U.S. Treasury, 3.5%, 02/15/2039 2.64
    BHP Billiton Finance, 6.8%, 10/19/2075 1.33
    GNMA, 3%, 10/01/2049 1.04
    FNMA, 3%, 08/01/2049 1.00
    FNMA, 3.5%, 08/01/2044 0.95
    FNMA, 3%, 05/01/2034 0.92
    GNMA, 3%, 07/01/2046 0.87
    Oracle, 3.6%, 04/01/2040 0.85
    CITGO Petroleum, 6.3%, 08/15/2022 0.83

    Asset Allocation


        Daily Statistics

        As of  07/02/20 Name 30-Day Sec Yield 
        (WITHOUT WAIVER)
        30-Day Sec Yield 
        (WITH WAIVER)
        NAV Change 07/02/20  12 Month 
        High Nav
        03/19/20  12 Month 
        Low Nav
        YTD Return
        DCPCX
        1.04% 1.04% $10.94
        $0.04
        0.37%
        $10.94 $9.72 5.19%

        Main Risks

        Bonds are subject to interest rate, credit, liquidity, call and market risks, to varying degrees. Generally, all other factors being equal, bond prices are inversely related to interest-rate changes and rate increases can cause price declineBonds are subject to interest rate, credit, liquidity, call and market risks, to varying degrees. Generally, all other factors being equal, bond prices are inversely related to interest-rate changes and rate increases can cause price declines.
        Mors.
        Mortgage-backed securities: Ginnie Maes and other securities backed by the full faith and credit of the United States are guaranteed only as to the timely payment of interest and principal when held to maturity. The market prices for such securtgage-backed securities: Ginnie Maes and other securities backed by the full faith and credit of the United States are guaranteed only as to the timely payment of interest and principal when held to maturity. The market prices for such securities are notguaranteed and will fluctuate. Privately issued mortgage related securities also are subject to credit risks associated with the underlying mortgage properties. These securities may be more volatile and less liquid than more traditional, government bacities are not guaranteed and will fluctuate. Privately issued mortgage related securities also are subject to credit risks associated with the underlying mortgage properties. These securities may be more volatile and less liquid than more traditional, government backed debt securities.
        High yield bonds involve increased credit and liquidity risk than higher rated bonds and are considered speculative in terms of the issuer's ability to pay interest and repay principal on a timely basis.
        High yield bonds involve increased credit and liquidity risk than higher rated bonds and are considered speculative in terms of the issuer's ability to pay interest and repay principal on a timely basis.
        Investing in foBR>Investing in foreign denominated and/or domiciled securities involves special risks, including changes in currency exchange rates, political, economic, and social instability, limited company information, differing auditing and legal standreign denominated and/or domiciled securities involves special risks, including changes in currency exchange rates, political, economic, and social instability, limited company information, differing auditing and legal standards, and less market liquiditards, and less market liquidity. These risks generally are greater with emerging market countries.
        The fund may, but is not required to, use derivatives which involves risks different from, or possibly greater than, the risks associatedy. These risks generally are greater with emerging market countries.
        The fund may, but is not required to, use derivatives which involves risks different from, or possibly greater than, the risks associated with investing directly in the underlyiwith investing directly in the underlying assets. Derivatives can be highly volatile, illiquid, and difficult to value and there is the risk that changes in the value of a derivative held by the portfolio will not correlate with the underlying instrng assets. Derivatives can be highly volatile, illiquid, and difficult to value and there is the risk that changes in the value of a derivative held by the portfolio will not correlate with the underlying instruments or the portfolio's other investments.uments or the portfolio's other investments.
        Recent market risks include pandemic risks related to COVID-19. The effects of COVID-19 have contributed to increased volatility in global markets and will likely affect certain countries, companies, industries and market sectors more dramatically than others. To the extent the fund may overweight its investments in certain countries, companies, industries or market sectors, such positions will increase the fund's exposure to risk of loss from adverse developments affecting those countries, companies, industries or sectors.

        Risk Metrics

        As of  05/31/20, 3-Year Trailing Standard Deviation Alpha Beta R-Squared Sharpe Ratio
        DCPCX
        4.31 -0.67 1.00 58.14 0.61

        Dividend Schedule

        Declared
        Daily
        Distributed
        Monthly
        Paid
        Monthly
        Fiscal Year End
        Apr 30
        Annualized Distribution Rate
        1.61%
        As of  06/2020
        Annualized distribution rate is based upon dividends per share from net investment income paid during the period, divided by the period ended maximum offering price per share, adjusted for capital gains (IF ANY) distributed during the period, and annualized based upon the number of days in the distribution period.
        Month/Year Dividend ($)
        06/2020 0.015397727
        05/2020 0.014468971
        04/2020 0.014278779
        03/2020 0.015608607
        02/2020 0.015033394
        01/2020 0.015924795
        12/2019 0.016726207
        11/2019 0.015433507
        10/2019 0.016570021
        09/2019 0.017579748
        08/2019 0.017471552
        07/2019 0.020385069
        All figures as of month-end. Dividend history does not reflect any capital gains that may have been paid.