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American Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund

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Graph of American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) ManagerFund Manager - Fergus N. MacDonald

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 8.7 years
Similar Funds: RGVAX  RGVBX  RGVEX  RGVFX  RGVGX 
Fund Family: American Funds
Fund Category: Intermediate Government
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.6)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) ProfileAmerican Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund seeks current income consistent with prudent investment risk and preservation of capital. American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in securities that are guaranteed or sponsored by the U.S. government, including bonds and other debt securities. It may also invest in mortgage-backed securities issued by federal agencies and instrumentalities that are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.

 

American Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund Strength What we like about American Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund

Data for American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) management has been with American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund for 8.7 years
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 2.02% vs 1.80% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support

American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund

Data for American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 1.80% vs 1.94% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.16% vs 2.25% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate Government peers
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 771.00% that is higher than the Intermediate Government average of 225.56%. This could mean American Funds US Government Sec R3 is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.81 that is higher than category average of 2.61
  • American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) has a higher expense ratio of 0.94% than its Intermediate Government average of 0.89%
  • Even though American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.49% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX)Compare with other top Intermediate Government category mutual funds

Aadditional top Intermediate Government mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Funds US Government Sec R31.902.021.802.16
BlackRock GNMA Instl (BGNIX)2.032.372.652.94Compare
Federated Mortgage Instl (FGFIX)2.822.772.802.65Compare
Fidelity GNMA (FGMNX)2.002.242.782.88Compare

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Compare American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX)Compare with Intermediate Government category ETFs

Some Intermediate Government ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Trs ETF (ITE)1.45%1.93%1.54%
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond (IEI)000
iShares Agency Bond (AGZ)000
Schwab Intermediate-Term US Trs ETF (SCHR)000
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Govt Bd ETF (VGIT)000

 

Graph of American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Funds US Government Sec R3 fund (RGVCX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$8.07B
03/2016$7.74B
02/2016$7.49B
More historic net asset information on American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX)

  

Graph of American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Funds US Government Sec R3 fund (RGVCX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20168.92%0%90.95%0.13%
12/20159.58%0%90.06%0.36%
09/201511.01%0%87.38%1.61%
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graph of American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in American Funds US Government Sec R3 (RGVCX) Fund

Discover what American Funds US Government Sec R3 Fund (RGVCX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
US Treasury Bond [3.33%]
US Treasury Note [2.96%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [2.73%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [2.62%]
GNMA 4% [2.49%]
US Treasury TIP [2.22%]

Dec 30, 2015
US Treasury Note 1.375% [4.51%]
Freddie Mac Gold Single Family TBA 4% 2045-02-01 [4.1%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [3.92%]
US Treasury Bond [3.71%]
Govt Natl Mtg Asso 4% [3.68%]
GNMA 4% [3.58%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [3.13%]
US Treasury Note [2.99%]
US Treasury Bond 3% [2.95%]

Sep 29, 2015
Ginnie Mae Jumbos TBA 3.5% 2045-11-01 [7.69%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [3.94%]
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [2.84%]
GNMA 4% [2.82%]
US Treasury Note [2.53%]
US Treasury Bond [2.47%]
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