Columbia Inflation Protected Securities Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 4.93 percent over the past year, 3.96 percent over the past three years, 5.27 percent over the past five years, and 4.79 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.4%
1 Year 4.9%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.0%
5 Years (Annualized) 5.3%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.8%

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide shareholders with a total return that exceeds the rate of inflation over the long-term. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in inflation-protected debt securities. These securities include inflation-indexed bonds of varying maturities issued by the U.S. government and non-U.S. governments, their agencies or instrumentalities, and U.S. and non-U.S. corporations. The fund currently intends to focus on inflation-protected debt securities issued by the U.S. Treasury. It invests only in securities rated investment grade. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Columbia Inflation Protected Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.60 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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