Fidelity® Government Income Fund

2 / 5 Stars
3 4 4 3 3
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
D (Sell)

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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The fund has returned 2.66 percent over the past year, 2.62 percent over the past three years, 3.25 percent over the past five years, and 4.25 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 3.2%
1 Year 2.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 2.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 3.3%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.3%

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The investment seeks a high level of current income, consistent with preservation of principal. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in U.S. government securities and repurchase agreements for those securities. It invests in U.S. government securities issued by entities that are chartered or sponsored by Congress but whose securities are neither issued nor guaranteed by the U.S. Treasury. The fund invests in instruments related to U.S. government securities. It allocates assets across different market sectors and maturities.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Fidelity® Government Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.75 percent.

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

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