DWS Strategic Government Securities Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 2 4 3 2
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D- (Sell)

#40 in Intermediate-Term Government

U.S. News evaluated 75 Intermediate Government Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 4.58 percent over the past year, 1.83 percent over the past three years, 3.81 percent over the past five years, and 4.31 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 4.4%
1 Year 4.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.8%
5 Years (Annualized) 3.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks high current income, liquidity and security of principal. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, insecurities backed by the full faith and credit of the US government, including related repurchase agreements (the "80% test"). Within the 80% test, the fund invests principally in Ginnie Maes (mortgage-backed securities issued or guaranteed by the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)), but may also invest in US Treasuries and other securities that are backed by the full faith and credit of the US government.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Strategic Government Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.81 percent.

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Risk

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

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