2 / 5 Stars
4 4 5 1 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#29 in Muni National Short
U.S. News evaluated 47 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 0.41 percent over the past year, 1.48 percent over the past three years, 2.68 percent over the past five years, and 2.47 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.5%|
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 personal income tax. It invests only in municipal bonds rated investment grade at the time of purchase (Baa/BBB or higher) or the unrated equivalent as determined by The Dreyfus Corporation. The fund invests principally in municipal bonds with remaining maturities of five years or less and generally maintains a dollar-weighted average portfolio maturity of two to three years. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Short-Intermediate Municipal Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.79 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.