USAA Government Securities Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 2 5 2 3
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C- (Hold)

U.S. News evaluated 75 Intermediate Government Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 2.75 percent over the past year, 1.53 percent over the past three years, 2.98 percent over the past five years, and 3.94 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 2.7%
1 Year 2.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 3.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.9%

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Summary

The investment seeks a high level of current income consistent with preservation of principal. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in government securities, including, but not limited to U.S. Treasury bills, notes, and bonds; Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS); Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) backed by the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae, also known as GNMA), Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac; U.S. government agency collateralized mortgage obligations; and securities.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
USAA Government Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.90 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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