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#17 in Intermediate-Term Government
U.S. News evaluated 77 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 -0.01 percent over the past year, 3.16 percent over the past three years, 4.20 percent over the past five years, and 4.28 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||1.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||3.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.3%|
The investment seeks a high level of current income consistent with liquidity and safety of principal through investment primarily in Government National Mortgage Association ("GNMA") mortgage-backed securities (also known as GNMA Certificates) that are guaranteed as to the timely payment of principal and interest by the U.S. government. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in GNMA Certificates. The remaining assets of the fund will be invested in other securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, including U.S. Treasury securities, and securities issued by other agencies and instrumentalities of the U.S. government.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
ING GNMA Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.90 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.