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Sit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Sit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund

    Last Trade: $11.09 on 10/21/2014, Change: 0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael C. Brilley

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 27.4 years
Fund Family: Sit
Fund Category: Short Government
Fund Performance: Sep 29, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.69)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) ProfileSit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Sit US Government Securities Fund seeks current income and safety of principal. Sit US Government Securities Fund invests exclusively in U.S. government securities, which are securities issued, guaranteed or insured by the U.S. government, its agencies or instrumentalities. It invests a substantial portion of assets in pass-through securities.

 

Sit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund Strength What we like about Sit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund

Data for Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) as of Sep 29, 2014

  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) management has been with Sit US Government Securities Fund for 27.4 years
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 1.59% vs 0.49% Short Government category median performance)
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 0.71% vs 0.42% Short Government category median performance)
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 2.17% vs 1.27% Short Government category median performance)
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 4.13% vs Short Government average of 120.95%. It is good that Sit US Government Securities management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) has a lower expense ratio than its Short Government average: 0.80% vs 0.86%
  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) Weakness What we are cautious about Sit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund

Data for Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) as of Sep 29, 2014

  • Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 1.09 that is higher than category average of 0.92
  • Asset base in Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) performance details as of Sep 29, 2014

 

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Compare Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX)Compare with other top Short Government category mutual funds

Aadditional top Short Government mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Sit US Government Securities1.591.590.712.17
Loomis Sayles Ltd Term Govt and Agency Y (NELYX)1.511.701.762.69Compare
Oppenheimer Limited-Term Government Y (OLTYX)1.211.781.542.63Compare
Vanguard Short-Term Federal Adm (VSGDX)0.880.880.851.70Compare

See top fund managers for Short Government Category Funds

 

Compare Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX)Compare with Short Government category ETFs

Some Short Government ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Barclays Cap Short Term Trsy Bond (SST)1.13%0.98%NaN
Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF (SCHO)0.32%0.46%0.36%
Vanguard Short-Term Govt Bd Idx ETF (VGSH)0.31%0.42%0.39%
PIMCO 1-3 Year US Treasury Index ETF (TUZ)0.33%0.38%0.37%
iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond (SHY)0.37%0.36%0.33%

 

Graph of Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) Net Asset TrackingSit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Sit US Government Securities fund (SNGVX)

DateNet Asset
09/2014$615.55M
08/2014$615.55M
07/2014$619.06M
More historic net asset information on Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX)

  

Graph of Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) Portfolio TrackingSit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Sit US Government Securities fund (SNGVX)

DateCashStockBondOther
09/20144.8%0%95.13%0.07%
06/20142.7%0%97.26%0.04%
03/20140.01%0%99.48%0.51%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX)

 

graph of Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Sit US Government Securities (SNGVX) Fund

Discover what Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX) manager is buying

Sep 29, 2014
FHLMC CMO 6.5% [2.55%]
FNMA 7% [2.37%]
FHLMC CMO 7% [2.11%]
FNMA CMO 7.5% [2.07%]
FNMA CMO 4.5% [2.02%]
FNMA CMO 6.75% [2.01%]
FNMA CMO 7% [1.84%]
FHLMC 7% [1.78%]
GNMA 6.5% [1.68%]

Jun 29, 2014
FHLMC CMO 6.5% [2.55%]
FNMA 7% [2.38%]
FHLMC CMO 7% [2.14%]
FNMA CMO 6.75% [2.12%]
FNMA CMO 7.5% [2.07%]
FHLMC 7% [2.05%]
FNMA CMO 4.5% [2.05%]
FNMA CMO 7% [1.86%]
GNMA 6.5% [1.7%]

Mar 30, 2014
FHLMC CMO 6.5% [2.29%]
FNMA 7% [2.27%]
GNMA CMO [2.07%]
FHLMC 7% [2.05%]
FNMA CMO 6.75% [2.04%]
FHLMC CMO 7% [1.97%]
FNMA CMO 7.5% [1.9%]
Small Bus Admin Gtd Dev Ptc 5.87% [1.9%]
FNMA CMO 4.5% [1.87%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Sit US Government Securities Fund (SNGVX)

  

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