SIT U.S. Government Securities Fund

Class No Load (SNGVX)
Scorecard
5 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 1 5 3 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D+ (Sell)

#12 in Short-Term Government

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Performance

The fund has returned 0.64 percent over the past year, 0.66 percent over the past three years, 2.56 percent over the past five years, and 3.78 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 1.0%
1 Year 0.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 0.7%
5 Years (Annualized) 2.6%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.8%

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Summary

The investment seeks current income and safety of principal. The fund invests exclusively in U.S. government securities, which are securities issued, guaranteed or insured by the U.S. government, its agencies or instrumentalities. It invests a substantial portion of assets in pass-through securities. The Adviser attempts to maintain an average effective duration for the portfolio of approximately 2 to 5 years. The fund's dollar-weighted average maturity will, under normal market conditions, range between 15 and 25 years.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
SIT U.S. Government Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.80 percent.

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Risk

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

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