|1 YR||3 YR||5 YR||10 YR||SINCE
|Short-Term Bond Fund||1.65%||1.65%||1.27%||1.40%||3.09%||4.31%|
|BofA ML 1-5 Year Corp./Gov. Index||1.28%||1.28%||1.31%||1.15%||2.49%||4.53%|
|Short-Term Bond Fund||BofA ML 1-5 Year Corp./Gov. Index|
|Short-Term Bond Fund||Bofa Ml 1-5 Year Corp./gov. Index|
The total returns shown above represent past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate. An investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. For performance data current to the most recent month-end, call 800.258.3030 or visit homesteadfunds.com.
Investments in fixed-income funds are subject to interest rate, credit and inflation risk. Interest rate risk is risk that a change in rates will negatively affect the value of the securities in the Fund’s portfolio.
The BofA Merrill Lynch 1 – 5 Year Corp./Govt. Index measures the performance of U.S. government and investment-grade corporate debt. Indices are unmanaged and investors cannot invest directly in an index. Unless otherwise noted, performance of indices do not account for any fees, commissions or other expenses that would be incurred. Returns do not include reinvested dividends.
The expense ratio shows the percentage of fund assets deducted annually to cover operating costs. Fund expense ratios shown here do not include acquired fund fees and expenses. If applicable, these additional costs are disclosed in the prospectus. For some funds, the investment advisor has agreed voluntarily or contractually (for at least the current fiscal year) to waive or reimburse a portion of expenses. The net expense ratio is the expense ratio minus the portion of expenses waived or reimbursed. Please see the current prospectus for additional details./p>
|Short-Term Bond Fund||$13,561|
|BofA ML 1-5 Year Corp./Gov. Index||$12,792|
The line chart is a comparison of the change in value of a $10,000 investment in the fund and the BofA Merrill Lynch 1–5 Year Corp./Gov. Index over a ten-year period. The chart represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than that shown above. Returns and the principal value of your investment will fluctuate such that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The fund’s average annual total returns are net of any fee waivers and reimbursements. Returns do not reflect taxes that the shareholder may pay on fund distributions or the redemption of fund shares.