Lord Abbett High Yield Municipal Bond Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 2 1 4 5
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C- (Hold)

#28 in High Yield Muni

U.S. News evaluated 41 High Yield Muni Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -3.82 percent over the past year, 6.70 percent over the past three years, and 9.19 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 5.1%
1 Year -3.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 6.7%
5 Years (Annualized) 9.2%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks a high level of income exempt from federal income tax. Under normal conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in municipal bonds that pay interest exempt from federal income tax. It invests a substantial portion of its assets in lower rated municipal bonds (commonly referred to as "below investment grade," "high yield," or "junk" bonds). The fund's dollar-weighted average maturity generally is expected to be between ten and twenty-five years, but will vary with market conditions. It is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Lord Abbett High Yield Municipal Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.83 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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