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UIGSX USAA Government Securities Institutional

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Fund UIGSX USAA Government Securities Institutional VFIIX Vanguard GNMA Inv  
Similarity
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100% 93%
Annual Fees
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$44.93
(0.44% Exp. Ratio)
$21.45
(0.21% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.12% annual return
$16,446.56 $17,625.40
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,178.85
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.20%
3 YR 2.04%
5 YR 1.47%
10 YR 3.68%
1 YR RETURN 1.84%
3 YR 2.99%
5 YR 2.07%
10 YR 4.35%
Description
The investment seeks a high level of current income consistent with preservation of principal. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in government securities, U.S. Treasury bills, notes, and bonds; Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS); mortgage-backed securities (MBS) backed by the Government National Mortgage Association, the Federal National Mortgage Association, and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation; U.S. government agency collateralized mortgage obligations; securities issued by U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities; and repurchase agreements collateralized by such investments.
The investment seeks to provide a moderate level of current income. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA) pass-through certificates, which are fixed income securities representing part ownership in a pool of mortgage loans supported by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. It may invest in other types of securities such as U.S. Treasury or other U.S. government agency securities. The fund's dollar-weighted average maturity will normally fall within an intermediate-term range (3 to 10 years).

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