Delaware Tax-Free California Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 2 4 4
Zacks Investment Research
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Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B+ (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 34 Muni California Long 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 6.73 percent over the past year, 6.72 percent over the past three years, 6.90 percent over the past five years, and 4.58 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 7.8%
1 Year 6.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 6.7%
5 Years (Annualized) 6.9%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks as high a level of current income exempt from federal income tax and California state personal income tax as is consistent with preservation of capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in municipal securities the income from which is exempt from federal income taxes, including the federal alternative minimum tax, and from California state personal income taxes. It will generally have a dollar-weighted average effective maturity of between 5 and 30 years.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Delaware Tax-Free California Fund has an expense ratio of 1.26 percent.

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Risk

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

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