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|Inception Date||March 27, 1987|
|Total Assets (000s)||Portfolio (as of 03/27/15): $92,697|
|Minimum Initial Investment||$2,500|
|Minimum Subsequent Investment||$100|
|Dividend Schedule||Declared Daily,
|Fiscal Year End||Dec 31|
|Fund Status||Open to new investors.|
Average Annual Total Returnsas of 12/31/14
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|BofA Merrill Lynch Governments, U.S. Treasury, Long Term Index 2|
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Morningstar Rating 3
Morningstar Overall Rating™ among 29 funds in the Long Government category as of 02/28/15. Ratings reflect risk-adjusted performance, and are derived from a weighted average of the fund's 3-, 5-, and 10-year (as applicable) ratings.
As of 02/28/15 the fund received 3, 3, and 3 stars for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods out of 29, 27 and 20 funds in the category. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
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Dreyfus Investment Style 4
The fund seeks to maximize total return, consisting of capital appreciation and current income. View the Strategy & Risks section for this fund for more information.
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the fund carefully before investing. Download a prospectus, or a summary prospectus, if available, that contains this and other information about the fund, and read it carefully before investing.
Notes & Disclosures
- Performance is historical and not indicative of future results. Investment return, yield, and principal value will fluctuate and an investor will receive more or less than the original cost upon redemption.
- Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The Merrill Lynch U.S. Treasury 10+ Years Index is an unmanaged performance benchmark for Treasury securities with maturities 10 years and over; issues in the index must have par amounts outstanding greater than or equal to $1 billion.
- The Ratings formula measures the amount of variation in a fund's performance and gives more emphasis to downward variations. The top 10% of the funds in the category receive five stars; the next 22.5% four stars; the next 35% three stars; the next 22.5% two stars; and the last 10% one star.
- The "Dreyfus Investment Style Classification" graphically depicts the fund's investment strategy as described in its Prospectus. The horizontal and vertical axes describe the fund's general credit quality focus (High: AAA/AA; Medium: A/BBB; Low: Below BBB) and weighted average maturity in years (Short: <4; Intermediate 4-10; Long: >10). It is designed to support asset allocation decisions and not to depict actual fund holdings at a point in time.