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5 (Strong Sell)
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U.S. News evaluated 50 Inflation-Protected Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned -6.59 percent over the past year, 3.56 percent over the past three years, and 7.79 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-6.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||3.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||7.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide inflation protection and earn current income consistent with inflation-protected securities. The fund seeks its investment objective by investing in a universe of inflation-protected securities that are structured to provide returns that at least keep up with the rate of inflation over the long-term. It ordinarily invests in inflation-protected securities issued by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities and the credit quality such inflation-protected securities will be that of such applicable U.S. government, agency or instrumentality issuer.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DFA Inflation-Protected Securities Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.13 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.