Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 1 5 1
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D (Sell)

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.

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Performance

The fund has returned -4.99 percent over the past year, 8.06 percent over the past three years, 5.74 percent over the past five years, and 6.10 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 6.9%
1 Year -5.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 8.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 5.7%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.1%

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Summary

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

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

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Risk

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

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