1 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 46 Muni National Short 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 0.21 percent over the past year, 0.84 percent over the past three years, 1.39 percent over the past five years, and 2.16 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||0.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||0.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||1.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.2%|
The investment seeks high after-tax current income consistent with preservation of capital. The fund invests its assets in a combination of tax-exempt obligations and taxable debt obligations. It invests at least 80% of its net assets in tax-exempt obligations. The fund's average portfolio maturity, at the time of investment, will range from 30 days to 3 years. The obligations must, at the time of purchase, be rated investment grade, as determined by the various rating agencies, or if unrated, of comparable quality as determined by the Adviser.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Alpine Ultra Short Tax Optimized Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.90 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.