DWS Massachusetts Tax Free Fund

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

#9 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.

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Performance

The fund has returned -2.00 percent over the past year, 5.34 percent over the past three years, 5.41 percent over the past five years, and 3.87 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 3.9%
1 Year -2.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 5.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 5.4%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.9%

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Summary

The investment seeks income that is exempt from Massachusetts personal and federal income taxes. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in Massachusetts municipal securities. It can buy many types of municipal securities with no maturity restrictions. The fund normally invests at least 75% of total assets in municipal securities of the top four grades of credit quality. It may invest up to 20% of net assets in securities whose income is subject to the federal alternative minimum tax (AMT). The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Massachusetts Tax Free Fund has an expense ratio of 0.89 percent.

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Risk

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

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