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BMOAX BlackRock US Total Bond Index Investor A

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Fund BMOAX BlackRock US Total Bond Index Investor A FSITX Fidelity® US Bond Index Premium VBTLX Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Adm  
Similarity
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100% 93% 93%
Annual Fees
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$35.73
(0.35% Exp. Ratio)
$5.10
(0.05% Exp. Ratio)
$6.12
(0.06% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.07% annual return
$16,656.42 $18,228.31 $18,173.68
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,571.89 +$1,517.26
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 3.92%
3 YR 3.06%
5 YR 2.42%
10 YR 4.32%
1 YR RETURN 4.30%
3 YR 3.44%
5 YR 2.81%
10 YR 4.32%
1 YR RETURN 4.45%
3 YR 3.43%
5 YR 2.80%
10 YR 4.61%
Description
The investment seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the total return performance of fixed-income securities in the aggregate, as represented by the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. The fund is a "feeder" fund that invests all of its assets in the Master Portfolio of MIP, which has the same investment objective and strategies as the fund. Under normal circumstances, at least 90% of the value of the fund's assets, plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes, is invested in securities comprising the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the aggregate price and interest performance of the debt securities in the Barclays® U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's assets in bonds included in the Barclays® U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. Its manager uses statistical sampling techniques based on duration, maturity, interest rate sensitivity, security structure, and credit quality to attempt to replicate the returns of the Barclays® U.S. Aggregate Bond Index using a smaller number of securities. The fund invests in Fidelity's central funds.
The investment seeks the performance of a broad, market-weighted bond index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index. This index represents a wide spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed income securities in the United States-including government, corporate, and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities-all with maturities of more than 1 year. All of its investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.

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