2 / 5 Stars
3 3 5 2 5
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
#30 in Muni National Short
U.S. News evaluated 45 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 0.96 percent over the past year, 1.30 percent over the past three years, 2.12 percent over the past five years, and 2.22 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.2%|
The investment seeks current income exempt from federal income tax, consistent with minimal fluctuation of principal. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities that pay interest exempt from federal income tax (but not necessarily the federal AMT). It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in securities that pay interest that is subject to taxation, including the federal AMT. The fund generally invests in securities that are rated investment grade. Under normal circumstances, its dollar-weighted average maturity will be less than three years.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Columbia Short Term Municipal Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.72 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.