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#71 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 -1.89 percent over the past year, 2.04 percent over the past three years, 4.37 percent over the past five years, and 4.19 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-2.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
The investment seeks to provide a high level of total return with relative stability of principal and, secondarily, high current income. Under normal conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in securities issued by the United States Treasury ("U.S. Treasury Securities"). U.S. Treasury Securities include Treasury bills, notes and bonds as well as Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPs) and U.S. Treasuries issued without coupons (STRIPS). It invests only in U.S. Treasury Securities and repurchase agreements that are fully collateralized by U.S. Treasury Securities.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
ISI Total Return U.S. Treasury Fund has an expense ratio of 0.83 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.