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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 -6.71 percent over the past year, 2.38 percent over the past three years, 6.74 percent over the past five years, and 4.24 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-6.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||6.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
The investment seeks to offer current income. The fund invests normally at least 80% of its net assets in inflation-adjusted U.S. and foreign fixed income securities and normally invests at least 50% of its net assets in U.S. Treasury inflation-protected securities ("TIPS"). It generally invests in investment grade fixed income securities (i.e., securities rated within the four highest grades by a major ratings agency or unrated securities that the fund's subadvisers determine are of comparable quality). The fund generally invests in securities denominated in U.S. dollars, but may also invest its assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Vantagepoint Inflation Protected Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.63 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.