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Fund FGOVX Fidelity® Government Income GOVT iShares US Treasury Bond  
100% 87%
Annual Fees
(0.45% Exp. Ratio)
(0.15% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.07% annual return
$16,145.11 $17,670.35
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,525.24
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 3.66%
3 YR 3.26%
5 YR 2.23%
10 YR 4.40%
1 YR RETURN 4.02%
3 YR 3.30%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks a high level of current income, consistent with preservation of principal. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in U.S. government securities and repurchase agreements for those securities. It invests in U.S. government securities issued by entities that are chartered or sponsored by Congress but whose securities are neither issued nor guaranteed by the U.S. Treasury. The fund invests in instruments related to U.S. government securities. It allocates assets across different market sectors and maturities.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the ICE U.S. Treasury Core Bond Index (the "underlying index"). The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, as well as in securities not included in the underlying index, but which the advisor believes will help the fund track the index. The underlying index measures the performance of public obligations of the U.S. Treasury that have a remaining maturity greater than one year and less than or equal to thirty years.

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