Fact sheet: LM WA US ST Gov

Fund information

Fund name
Legg Mason Western Asset US Short-Term Government A(D) Dis USD
Fund company manager
Legg Mason Global Funds Plc
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Western Asset Management Co
since 20/04/2007
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to generate current income, while preserving the value of its shareholders’ investment, by investing at least 70% of its Net Asset Value in debt securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies, instrumentalities or political sub-divisions. The Fund is designed with a view to providing a higher level of current income than is generally available from money market funds.
Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays Government 1-3 Year
Investment style
Total Return
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

-0.43 %

1 Year rank in sector

19/19

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD Short/ Medium Maturity

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 15.8 m

FE Risk score

83

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    100%
  • Fixed Interest
    85.34%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    12.8%
  • Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
    1.21%
  • Money Market
    0.62%
  • Time Deposits
    0.03%
  • US Government Fixed Interest
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.16 %-0.19 %-0.43 %-1.18 %-1.97 %
Sector0.07 %0.93 %1.21 %4.44 %6.22 %
Rank within sector21 / 2221 / 2119 / 1917 / 1715 / 15
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund-0.25 %-0.04 %-0.66 %-0.02 %-0.81 %
Sector1.35 %3.15 %-0.08 %0.37 %0.86 %
Rank within sector20 / 2118 / 1814 / 1715 / 1613 / 15
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.59
Beta0.18
Sharpe-0
Volatility0.48
Tracking error1.05
Information ratio-1.63
R-Squared0.2

Price movement

52 week high99.68
52 week low98.91
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price98.92

Holdings by region

  • 100% USA

Holdings by sector

  • 85.34% Fixed Interest
  • 12.8% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 1.21% Investment Grade Corporate Bonds
  • 0.62% Money Market
  • 0.03% Time Deposits

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% US Government Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 13.86% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1.25% BDS 31/08/19 USD1000
  • 12.5% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 1.125% BDS 15/01/19 USD1000
  • 9.37% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1% NTS 15/09/18 USD1000
  • 9.34% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.75% BDS 31/10/18 USD100
  • 6.27% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 1.5% BDS 31/05/20 USD100
  • 6.21% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.875% BDS 15/06/19 USD100
  • 6.21% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1% BDS 15/11/19 USD100
  • 6.2% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0% TB 15/09/19 USD100
  • 5.16% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1.25% BDS 30/04/19 USD1000
  • 4.83% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 1.5% NTS 30/11/19 USD1000