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#20 in Intermediate-Term Government
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 -1.10 percent over the past year, 2.05 percent over the past three years, 4.50 percent over the past five years, and 4.21 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
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 are Low compared to funds in the same category.
USAA Government Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.41 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.