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FRUGX Franklin US Government Secs C

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Fund FRUGX Franklin US Government Secs C AGZ iShares Agency Bond FTGLX Federated Total Return Govt Bd R6  
Similarity
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100% 88% 90%
Annual Fees
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$128.67
(1.26% Exp. Ratio)
$20.42
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
$30.64
(0.30% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.12% annual return
$12,832.82 $17,678.47 $17,154.70
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$4,845.65 +$4,321.88
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 0.36%
3 YR 1.38%
5 YR 0.79%
10 YR 3.10%
1 YR RETURN 1.22%
3 YR 1.78%
5 YR 1.43%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.15%
3 YR 1.66%
5 YR 1.43%
10 YR 3.71%
Description
The investment seeks income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in U.S. government securities. It invests substantially all of its assets in Government National Mortgage Association obligations (Ginnie Maes). The mortgage loans may have either fixed or adjustable interest rates. As the underlying mortgage loans are paid off, Ginnie Maes provide investors with monthly payments of interest and principal as well as any unscheduled prepayments on the underlying mortgage loans.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Agency Bond Index. The underlying index measures the performance of the agency sector of the U.S. government bond market and is comprised of investment-grade U.S. dollar-denominated bonds or debentures issued by government and government-related agencies, including the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index.
The investment seeks total return consistent with current income. The fund's overall strategy is to invest in a portfolio consisting primarily of U.S. Treasury securities, U.S. government agency securities and related derivative contracts. It buys and sells portfolio securities based primarily on its market outlook and analysis of how securities may perform under different market conditions. The fund will invest its assets so that at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) are invested in U.S. government investments.

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