Vanguard Intermediate Term Treasury Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 3 5 2
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 77 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 -1.14 percent over the past year, 3.78 percent over the past three years, 4.00 percent over the past five years, and 4.72 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.9%
1 Year -1.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 3.8%
5 Years (Annualized) 4.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.7%

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide a moderate and sustainable level of current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in U.S. Treasury bills, notes and bonds issued by U.S. Treasury. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 5 to 10 years.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard Intermediate Term Treasury Fund has an expense ratio of 0.10 percent.

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Risk

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

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