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American Funds US Government Sec R5 RGVFX

Analyst rating as of
NAV / 1-Day Return
14.88  /  0.06 %
Total Assets
19.8 Bil
Adj. Expense Ratio
0.310%
Expense Ratio
0.310%
Fee Level
Low
Longest Manager Tenure
10.98 years
Category
US Fund Intermediate Government
Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity
High / Limited
Min. Initial Investment
250
Status
Open
TTM Yield
1.54%
Effective Duration
4.45 years
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Summary

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American Funds U.S. Government Securities is designed to provide straightforward government exposure to serve as portfolio ballast when credit and equity markets are stressed. However, its intermediate government Morningstar Category has become increasingly competitive in recent years, and this offering hasn’t differentiated itself relative to those options, resulting in a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral on its cheaper share classes and Negative on its more-expensive share classes.

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