|1 YR||3 YR||5 YR||10 YR||SINCE
|Short-Term Government Securities Fund||1.02%||2.14%||0.79%||0.99%||1.25%||3.06%|
|ICE BofA ML 1-5 Year U.S. Treasury Index||1.22%||3.14%||0.97%||1.29%||1.46%||3.90%|
|Short-Term Government Securities Fund||ICE BofA ML 1-5 Year U.S. Treasury Index|
|Short-Term Government Securities Fund||Ice Bofa Ml 1-5 Year U.s. Treasury 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.
Total returns include interest, capital gains, dividends and distributions.
Debt securities are subject to interest rate risk, credit risk, extension risk, income risk, issuer risk and market risk. The value of U.S. Government securities can decrease due to changes in interest rates or changes to the financial condition or credit rating of the U.S. Government. Investments in asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities are also subject to prepayment risk as well as increased susceptibility to adverse economic developments. High-yield, lower-rated, securities involve greater risk than higher-rated securities.
The ICE BofA ML 1-5 Year U.S. Treasury Index measures the performance of short-term U.S. Treasury securities. 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. The net expense ratio is the expense ratio minus the portion of expenses waived or reimbursed. Please see the current prospectus for additional details. The peer ratio is according to Morningstar Direct, based on each fund’s Morningstar classification.
RE Advisers has contractually agreed, through at least May 1, 2020, to limit the Fund’s operating expenses to an amount not to exceed 0.75%. This waiver agreement will terminate immediately upon termination of the Fund’s Management Agreement and may be terminated by the Fund or RE Advisers with one year’s notice.
|Short-Term Government Securities Fund||$11,302|
|ICE BofAML 1-5Year U.S. Treasury Index||$11,416|
The line chart is a comparison of the change in value of a $10,000 investment in the fund and the ICE BofA ML 1-5 Year U.S. Treasury 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.