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#67 in Short-Term Bond
U.S. News evaluated 120 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 -0.19 percent over the past year, 2.07 percent over the past three years, 2.58 percent over the past five years, and 3.39 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||0.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.4%|
The investment seeks to provide investors with current income to the extent consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the sum of its net assets and the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in U.S. government bonds. U.S. Government bonds are securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government or its agencies or instrumentalities. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets, collectively, in non-U.S.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Nuveen Intermediate Government Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.85 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.