Top Government Bond Closed End Funds 2015

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Find top performing government bond closed end funds 2015. Best funds are AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund, etc.

Best Performing Closed End Funds in 2015

These best performing value stock closed end funds are sorted based on its 1 year total return up to May, 1 2015. You may find other fund review information: expense ratio, fund’s NAV, management, objective, yield, top holdings, etc.

These bond funds may be rated among the best by variety of sites. Popular financial sites are Morningstar, US News, Yahoo Finance, etc.

Top performing government bond closed end funds 2015 are:
    Top Government Bond Closed End Funds 2015
  1. AllianceBernstein Income Fund (ACG)
  2. Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund (FTT)
  3. EV Tax-Advantaged Bond & Option Fund (EXD)
  4. Western/Claymore Inflation-Linked Securities (WIA)
  5. Western/Claymore Inflation-Linked Opportunities Fund (WIW)

AllianceBernstein Income Fund

AllianceBernstein Income Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of high yielding government and corporate fixed income securities. This best performing fund is currently traded at 7.69% discount from its NAV. It has a high yield of 5.39%. The annual expense ratio is 0.65%.

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Morningstar ranks this government bond closed end fund with silver rating. In 2015, it has YTD return of 5.71% as of May 2015. The average maturity is 14.16 years. Top 3 sectors are U.S. Treasuries, Corporate High Yield bond, investment grade corporate debt.

Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund

This Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund is seeking to provide current income, with total return as a secondary objective. The fund invests mainly in U.S. Treasury Securities and U.S. Government Agency Securities. This Federated Fund has $128 million of market value. The fund manager is J. Andrew Kirschler. It has a high yield of 3.83%. The annual expense ratio is 1.10%.

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The past performances are as follow:
  • Year 2014: 8.36%
  • Year 2013: -5.43%%
  • Year 2012: 4.99%
  • Year 2011: -8.62%

Fund Performance


NoFund NameTicker1 Year Return %
1AllianceBernstein Income FundACG11.27%
2Federated Enhanced Treasury InFTT3.33%
3EV Tax-Advantaged Bond&OptionEXD1.71%
4Western/Claymore Infl-Lnkd SecWIA1.34%
5Western/Claymore Infl-Lnk OppsWIW-0.28%

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