4 / 5 Stars
5 3 1 4 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
#5 in Long Government
U.S. News evaluated 15 Long Government 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 10.21 percent over the past year, 20.52 percent over the past three years, and 14.50 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||2.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||20.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||14.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks maximum total return, consistent with prudent investment management. The fund normally invests at least 65% of its total assets in a diversified portfolio of Fixed Income Instruments of varying maturities, which may be represented by forwards or derivatives such as options, futures contracts or swap agreements. It invests primarily in investment grade debt securities, but may invest up to 10% of its total assets in high yield securities ("junk bonds") that are rated B or higher by Moody's, or equivalently rated by S&P or Fitch, or, if unrated, determined by PIMCO to be of comparable quality.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
PIMCO Extended Duration Fund has an expense ratio of 0.50 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.