NerdWallet examined all 7,000+ mutual funds that were in existence for the full decade ending December 31, 2012. Below are the top performing ultra short term bond funds of that ten year time period. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
|Fund Name||Symbol||Annual Return||Annual Volatility||Assets Under Management||Expense Ratio|
|Aberdeen Ultra-Short Dur Bd||AUSIX||3.92%||3%||16,933,325||0.40%|
|PNC Ultra Short Bond||PSBAX||2.56%||3%||392,306,820||0.50%|
|Managers Short Duration Government||MGSDX||2.06%||1%||464,794,140||0.82%|
|PIMCO Short-Term Admin||PSFAX||1.91%||2%||12,038,054,857||0.70%|
|TCW Short Term Bond||TGSMX||1.84%||3%||14,110,660||0.44%|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Adj Rate||ESAAX||1.72%||2%||1,385,626,329||0.74%|
|Federated Ultrashort Bond||FULAX||1.60%||2%||1,731,050,453||0.90%|
|Goldman Sachs Enhanced Income Admin||GEADX||1.38%||1%||445,321,258||0.55%|
|Western Asset Adjustable Rate Income A||ARMZX||1.05%||5%||209,766,826||0.91%|
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