3 / 5 Stars
3 3 5 4 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#46 in Short-Term Bond
U.S. News evaluated 110 Short-Term Bond 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 1.64 percent over the past year, 2.04 percent over the past three years, 3.08 percent over the past five years, and 2.74 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||0.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||3.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.7%|
The investment seeks current income. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of domestic fixed-income securities consisting of U.S. government and privately issued mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, corporate debt securities and U.S. Treasury and agency securities in pursuing its principal investment strategies.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Federated Short Term Income Fund has an expense ratio of 1.09 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.