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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 -2.21 percent over the past year, 1.97 percent over the past three years, 4.82 percent over the past five years, and 4.15 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-2.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
The investment seeks current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in U.S. government securities, and repurchase agreements and "when-issued" commitments with respect to these securities. It also may invest in derivative instruments that have economic characteristics similar to U.S. government securities. The fund may invest in securities with a broad range of maturities, and maintains an average portfolio maturity which varies based upon the judgment of the fund's investment adviser.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Pioneer Government Income has an expense ratio of 0.85 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.