3 / 5 Stars
2 2 4 3 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
#68 in Intermediate-Term Government
U.S. News evaluated 80 Intermediate Government 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 -3.46 percent over the past year, 1.59 percent over the past three years, 4.89 percent over the past five years, and 4.09 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-3.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.1%|
The investment seeks high current income, liquidity and security of principal. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets in securities backed by the full faith and credit of the US government, including related repurchase agreements (the "80% test"). Within the 80% test, it invests principally in Ginnie Maes (mortgage-backed securities issued or guaranteed by the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)). The fund may also invest in other debt and mortgage-backed securities, including securities that are issued by US government agencies or instrumentalities but are not backed by the full faith and credit of the US government.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Strategic Government Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.79 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.