4 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned -5.49 percent over the past year, 3.94 percent over the past three years, and 6.16 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||1.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||3.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||6.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks maximum real return, consistent with appreciation of capital and prudent investment management. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in inflation-indexed fixed income securities issued by domestic and foreign governments (including those in emerging market countries), their agencies or instrumentalities, and corporations. It invests primarily in investment grade securities rated Baa3 or higher by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. or BBB- or higher by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. The fund also may invest up to 30% of its total assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
VALIC Company I Inflation Protected Fund has an expense ratio of 0.60 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.