iShares Agency Bond ETF (AGZ)

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Best Fit U.S. Government Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 11 U.S. Government Funds ETFs and 4 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Good
Bid/Ask Ratio Excellent
Holdings Diversity Typical

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Barclays U.S. Agency Bond Index. The fund generally seeks to track the performance of the underlying index by investing at least 90% of its assets in the securities of the underlying index and in investments that provide substantially similar exposure to securities in the underlying index. The underlying index measures the performance of the agency sector of the U.S. government bond market and is comprised of investment-grade U.S. dollar-denominated bonds or debentures issued by government and government-related agencies.

Fund Snapshot Updated 07.22.2014

Previous Close $112.49 Expense Ratio 0.20%
YTD Return 2.39% Avg. 30-Day Volume 8,848
1-Year Return 2.4% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $112.44 Shares Outstanding 3,150,000
Ask $112.49 Dividends $1.47
Top 10 Holdings
Federal Natl Mtg Assn (—) 17.94%
Federal Natl Mtg Assn (—) 7.79%
Federal Natl Mtg Assn (—) 6.79%
Federal Natl Mtg Assn (—) 5.37%
Arab Rep Egypt (—) 4.66%
Private Expt Fdg Corp (—) 3.33%
Federal Home Ln Mtg Corp (—) 3.13%
Federal Home Ln Mtg Corp (—) 2.95%
Federal Home Ln Mtg Corp (—) 2.83%
Financing Corporation (—) 2.79%
% of Total Holdings 57.60%

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Best Fit U.S. Government Funds

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