Payden U.S. Government Fund

4 / 5 Stars
3 3 5 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
C- (Hold)

#3 in Short-Term Government

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The fund has returned -0.19 percent over the past year, 1.50 percent over the past three years, 2.08 percent over the past five years, and 3.01 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.8%
1 Year -0.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 2.1%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.0%

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The investment seeks a high level of total return that is consistent with preservation of capital. The fund invests 100% of its total assets in "U.S. government Obligations," which are defined as U.S. Treasury bills, notes and bonds, and other bonds and obligations issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, or in Government National Mortgage Association mortgage-backed securities, which are debt securities representing part ownership in a pool of mortgage loans backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government, or in Government-sponsored enterprises. It is non-diversified.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Payden U.S. Government Fund has an expense ratio of 0.45 percent.

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

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