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U.S. News evaluated 76 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 -2.13 percent over the past year, 2.16 percent over the past three years, 4.84 percent over the past five years, and 3.76 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||-2.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.8%|
The investment seeks high current return. The fund invests at least 80% of its investable assets in U.S. government securities, including U.S. Treasury bills, notes, bonds, strips and other debt securities issued by the U.S. Treasury, and obligations, including mortgage-related securities, issued or guaranteed by U.S. government agencies or instrumentalities. Its investable assets will be less than its total assets to the extent that it has borrowed money for non-investment purposes, such as to meet anticipated redemptions. The fund will provide 60 days' prior written notice to shareholders of a change in the 80% policy stated above.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Prudential Government Income has an expense ratio of 1.18 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.