Dreyfus Massachusetts Fund

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

U.S. News evaluated 18 Muni Massachusetts 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 4.15 percent over the past year, 4.47 percent over the past three years, 5.04 percent over the past five years, and 4.15 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.2%
1 Year 4.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 5.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.1%

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Summary

The investment seeks to maximize current income exempt from federal income tax and from Massachusetts state income tax, without undue risk. The fund normally invests substantially all of its assets in municipal bonds that provide income exempt from federal and Massachusetts state income taxes. It invests at least 70% of assets in municipal bonds rated investment grade (Baa/BBB or higher) or the unrated equivalent as determined by The Dreyfus Corporation. For additional yield, the fund may invest up to 30% of assets in municipal bonds rated below investment grade or the unrated equivalent as determined by The Dreyfus Corporation. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Massachusetts Fund has an expense ratio of 0.93 percent.

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Risk

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

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