IShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF GOVT is a solid option for exposure to U.S. Treasury bonds of all maturities. While it is cheap relative to the intermediate government Morningstar Category, there are a handful of cheaper alternatives. As a result, the fund earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze.
Will GOVT outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable GOVT’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the GOVT management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of GOVT’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.