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U.S. News evaluated 52 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 -2.33 percent over the past year, -0.47 percent over the past three years, 0.66 percent over the past five years, and 1.40 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||-2.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-0.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||0.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||1.4%|
The investment seeks current income. The fund invests exclusively in U.S. Treasury securities, U.S. government agency securities, U.S. government agency mortgage securities (collectively "U.S. government securities"), and repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. government securities. Under normal circumstances the fund's portfolio will maintain a weighted average maturity of three years or less.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Davis Government Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.57 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.