5 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 54 Short 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 2.39 percent over the past year, and 4.93 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to maximize income, to the extent consistent with preservation of capital, primarily through investment in debt securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies or instrumentalities. The fund normally will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including borrowings for investment purposes) in debt securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies or instrumentalities ("U.S. government securities"), (ii) repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. government securities, and (iii) incidental for those investments, futures contracts that are related to U.S. government securities. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Calvert Government Fund has an expense ratio of 0.73 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.