Federated Short Term Income Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 2 5 4 4
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C- (Hold)

#60 in Short-Term Bond

U.S. News evaluated 122 Short-Term Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -0.07 percent over the past year, 1.29 percent over the past three years, 3.22 percent over the past five years, and 2.62 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.3%
1 Year -0.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 3.2%
10 Years (Annualized) 2.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks current income. In pursuing its principal investment strategies, 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. Its investment adviser seeks to enhance the fund's performance by allocating relatively more of its portfolio to the security type that the Adviser expects to offer the best balance between current income and risk.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Federated Short Term Income Fund has an expense ratio of 1.10 percent.

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Risk

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

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