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#44 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 2.58 percent over the past year, and 5.08 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks total return, consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in U.S. government bonds. "U.S. government bonds" are debt instruments issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government or its agencies and instrumentalities, including Treasury Inflation Protected Securities and mortgage-backed securities issued or guaranteed by the Government National Mortgage Association, the Federal National Mortgage Association or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. Its portfolio securities may be of any maturity, and its duration will be targeted to approximately five years.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Thrivent Government Bond has an expense ratio of 0.89 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.