Though the lead manager helming Vanguard GNMA is still relatively unproven, he and his team apply a thoughtful and risk-aware approach to the agency mortgage market. Boosted by cheap fees, the strategy earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Silver on its Admiral share class and a Bronze on its pricier Investor class.
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