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PGVAX Prudential Government Income A

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Fund PGVAX Prudential Government Income A DPIGX Dupree Intermediate Govt Bond  
Similarity
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100% 87%
Annual Fees
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$101.09
(0.99% Exp. Ratio)
$54.12
(0.53% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.11% annual return
$13,870.38 $15,939.70
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,069.32
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 3.22%
3 YR 2.63%
5 YR 2.18%
10 YR 4.04%
1 YR RETURN 3.84%
3 YR 4.32%
5 YR 3.05%
10 YR 4.35%
Description
The investment seeks high current return. The fund invests at least 80% of its investable assets in U.S. government securities, including U.S. Treasury bills, notes, bonds, strips and other debt securities issued by the U.S. Treasury, and obligations, including mortgage-related securities, issued or guaranteed by U.S. government agencies or instrumentalities. Its investable assets will be less than its total assets to the extent that it has borrowed money for non-investment purposes, such as to meet anticipated redemptions.
The investment seeks to provide a high and stable level of income derived from bonds issued by the U.S. government and its agencies without incurring undue risk to principal. At least eighty percent (80%) of the fund will be invested in securities issued by the U.S. government or its agencies or instrumentalities, with the remainder of the fund invested in bank accounts fully insured by the FDIC or collateralized by bonds issued by the U.S. government or its agencies or U.S. Treasury or Agency Notes and Bills. The nominal maturity of it will normally range between 3-10 years. The fund is non-diversified.

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