2 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
U.S. News evaluated 113 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 0.80 percent over the past year, 0.99 percent over the past three years, 3.07 percent over the past five years, and 2.65 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||0.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||3.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.6%|
The investment seeks the highest current income consistent with low risk to principal and liquidity, its secondary objective is to enhance its total return through capital appreciation when market factors indicate that capital appreciation may be available without significant risk to principal. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowing for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of bonds that are limited maturity debt instruments. The dollar-weighted average maturity of the Portfolio generally will not exceed five years and in periods of rising interest rates may be shortened to one year or less.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
ING Investors Trust Limited Maturity Bond Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.53 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.