Address And Details

1585 Broadway , New York, NY 10036
Fund Manager Team Managed
Manager Tenure

Strategy And Objective

Morgan Stanley U.S. Government Securities Trust (the Fund) seeks a high level of current income consistent with safety of principal. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in a portfolio of U.S. government securities. This policy may be changed without shareholder approval; however, you would be notified upon 60 days notice in writing of any changes. In making investment decisions, the Adviser considers economic developments, interest rate trends and other factors. The U.S. government securities that the Fund may purchase include: U.S. Treasury bills, notes and bonds, all of which are direct obligations of the U.S. Government; securities (including mortgage-backed securities) issued by agencies and instrumentalities of the U.S. Government which are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States; securities (including mortgage-backed securities) issued by agencies and instrumentalities which are not backed by the full faith and credit of the United States, but whose issuing agency or instrumentality has the right to borrow, to meet its obligations, from the U.S. Treasury; securities issued by agencies and instrumentalities which are backed solely by the credit of the issuing agency or instrumentality; municipal securities; and securities guaranteed by the U.S. Government or its agencies and instrumentalities or securities supported byte U.S. Government in some other way, such as the discretionary authority of the U.S. Government to purchase certain obligations of the agency or instrumentality. The Funds investments may include zero coupon securities, which are purchased at a discount and generally accrue interest, but make no payment until maturity. The mortgage-backed securities in which the Fund may invest include mortgage pass-through securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), stripped mortgage-backed securities(SMBS) and inverse floating rate obligations (inverse floaters). In addition, the Fund may invest in to-be-announced pass-through mortgage securities, which settle on a delayed delivery basis (TBAs). The Fund may also invest in asset-backed securities. The Fund may invest in restricted and illiquid securities. The Fund may, but it is not required to, use derivative instruments for risk management purposes. The Funds use of derivatives may involve the purchase and sale of derivative instruments such as futures, options, swaps and other related instruments and techniques. These derivative instruments will be counted toward the Funds 80% policy discussed above to the extent they have economic characteristics similar to the securities included within that policy. The Fund is not a money market fund, does not seek to maintain a stable NAV and does not qualify for the tax relief afforded to money market funds by the U.S. Treasury.

Net Asset Value

as of 6:08 PM ET 09/21/2021


  • 1 Week
  • -0.34%
  • 1 Month
  • -0.34%
  • 3 Months
  • +0.23%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • -2.89%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • -2.68%

Equity Sector Breakdown

ConsumerDurables n/a
Energy n/a
Finance n/a
Health n/a
IndustrialCyclical n/a
NonDurables n/a
RetailTrade n/a
Services n/a
Technology n/a
Utilities n/a

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Bonds 115.48%
Stocks 0.00%
Cash 0.00%
Preferred 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
ForeignStocks 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Other -15.48%
Total Net Assets 289.96 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -0.90 -0.67 -0.25
Beta 0.87 0.86 0.81
R Squared 0.91 0.93 0.91
Std Deviation 3.12 2.90 2.51
Sharpe Ratio 0.92 0.38 n/a

Purchase Information

as of 6:15 PM ET 09/20/2021
Minimum Initial $1000
Minimum Additional $0
Minimum Initial IRA $0


Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021
1 Year
  • -0.56%
  • -0.23%
-0.56% -0.23%
3 Year
  • +3.98%
  • +3.71%
+3.98% +3.71%
10 Year
  • +2.47%
  • +2.66%
+2.47% +2.66%
Life Of Fund
  • +3.75%
  • +3.75%
+3.75% +3.75%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets

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