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#18 in Muni National Long
U.S. News evaluated 58 Muni National Long 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 5.67 percent over the past year, 5.93 percent over the past three years, 5.44 percent over the past five years, and 4.44 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.4%|
The investment seeks to maximize current income exempt from federal income tax, to the extent consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund normally invests substantially all of its net assets in municipal bonds that provide income exempt from federal income tax. It invests at least 75% of its assets in municipal bonds rated A or higher, or the unrated equivalent as determined by The Dreyfus Corporation. The fund may invest up to 25% of its assets in municipal bonds rated below A or the unrated equivalent as determined by The Dreyfus Corporation, including bonds of below investment grade credit quality ("high yield" or "junk" bonds).
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Municipal Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.75 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.