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HOSGX Homestead Short-Term Government

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Annual Fees
(0.77% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.80% annual return
Est. savings over 30 yrs
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 0.94%
3 YR 0.94%
5 YR 0.80%
10 YR 2.29%
The investment seeks to generate current income while maintaining a low degree of share price fluctuation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowing for investment purposes) in fixed-income securities whose principal and interest payments are guaranteed by the U.S. government. In addition, the dollar-weighted average portfolio maturity of the fund, under normal circumstances, is expected to be three years or less. These investments may include U.S. Treasury securities, securities issued by U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities.

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