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#32 in Intermediate-Term Government
U.S. News evaluated 82 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 2.89 percent over the past year, 6.13 percent over the past three years, 5.94 percent over the past five years, and 4.87 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.9%|
The investment seeks a high level of income consistent with maximum credit protection and moderate fluctuation in principal. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in U.S. Treasury securities, which are backed by the full faith and credit of the federal government. The remainder is invested in other securities backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. Its weighted average maturity is expected to normally range between three and ten years.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
T. Rowe Price U.S. Treasury Intermediate Fund has an expense ratio of 0.49 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.