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#46 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 4.42 percent over the past year, 5.18 percent over the past three years, 5.01 percent over the past five years, and 3.73 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.0%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.7%|
The investment seeks to receive income from municipal bonds and to distribute that income to shareholders as tax-free dividends. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in municipal bonds that are exempt from federal income taxes. It only invests in investment grade bonds. The fund invests in general obligation bonds of states and municipalities (backed by the general credit of the issuing city, state or county) and specific or limited purpose bonds (supported by, for example, a specific power company, hospital or highway project). It will have an average duration range of 3 to 10 years, although it is expected to center around 5 to 8 years.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Madison Tax-Free National Fund has an expense ratio of 1.00 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.