3 / 5 Stars
4 4 1 4 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#7 in Long Government
U.S. News evaluated 12 Long 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 -9.62 percent over the past year, 4.44 percent over the past three years, 7.38 percent over the past five years, and 6.13 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-9.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||7.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||6.1%|
The investment seeks the highest level of income consistent with maximum credit protection. The fund invests at least 85% 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 vary between 15 and 20 years, but may range from 10 to 30 years.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
T. Rowe Price U.S. Treasury Long Term Fund has an expense ratio of 0.55 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.