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#14 in Muni Massachusetts
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.
The fund has returned 4.51 percent over the past year, 5.84 percent over the past three years, 5.52 percent over the past five years, and 4.47 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.5%|
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 primarily in municipal bonds rated investment grade (Baa/BBB or higher) or the unrated equivalent as determined by The Dreyfus Corporation. The dollar-weighted average maturity of the fund's portfolio normally exceeds ten years. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Massachusetts Fund has an expense ratio of 0.95 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.