Eaton Vance Tax Advantaged Bond Strategies S/T Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 4 1 1
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

#29 in Muni National Short

U.S. News evaluated 48 Muni National Short Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 0.44 percent over the past year, 2.63 percent over the past three years, 3.07 percent over the past five years, and 3.35 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.6%
1 Year 0.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 2.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 3.1%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks after-tax total return. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in a diversified portfolio of municipal obligations that are exempt from regular federal income tax ("Municipal Securities"), municipal obligations that are not exempt from regular federal income tax ("Taxable Municipal Securities"), direct obligations of the U.S. Treasury ("Treasury Securities") and/or obligations of U.S. government agencies, instrumentalities and government-sponsored enterprises. It currently targets an average portfolio duration of approximately 2 - 4.5 years and an average weighted portfolio maturity of approximately 3 - 6 years.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Eaton Vance Tax Advantaged Bond Strategies S/T Fund has an expense ratio of 0.87 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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