DWS Ultra Short Duration Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 1 4 3 5
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 55 Ultrashort 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 1.21 percent over the past year, 1.49 percent over the past three years, 3.24 percent over the past five years, and 1.62 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.2%
1 Year 1.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 3.2%
10 Years (Annualized) 1.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide current income consistent with total return. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of assets, determined at the time of purchase, in debt securities. Debt securities include securities of US and foreign government agencies and instrumentalities, corporate securities, mortgage-backed and asset backed securities, taxable municipal and tax-exempt municipal bonds, adjustable rate loans that have a senior right to payment ("senior loans"), and other floating-rate debt securities.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Ultra Short Duration Fund has an expense ratio of 1.72 percent.

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Risk

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

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