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#22 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 -0.94 percent over the past year, 1.82 percent over the past three years, 4.33 percent over the past five years, and 4.16 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-0.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
The investment seeks current income. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests primarily in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) of investment-grade quality and seeks to provide returns consistent with investments in the market for U.S. home mortgages. It will invest in MBS that are issued or guaranteed by U.S. government agencies or U.S. government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs). The fund also may invest in U.S. government securities and certain derivative instruments.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Federated Income Trust Fund has an expense ratio of 0.62 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.