4 / 5 Stars
4 5 1 5 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 15 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 7.12 percent over the past year, 12.78 percent over the past three years, 9.48 percent over the past five years, and 7.50 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||9.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.5%|
The investment seeks to provide a high and sustainable level of current income. The fund invests at least 80% of assets in U.S. Treasury securities, which include bills, bonds, and notes issued by the U.S. Treasury. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 15 to 30 years.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund has an expense ratio of 0.10 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.