Goldman Sachs Short Duration Tax-Free Fund

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

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Performance

The fund has returned -0.73 percent over the past year, 1.22 percent over the past three years, 1.58 percent over the past five years, and 1.63 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 0.4%
1 Year -0.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 1.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 1.6%
10 Years (Annualized) 1.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks a high level of current income, consistent with relatively low volatility of principal, that is exempt from regular federal income tax. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes in fixed income securities issued by or on behalf of states, territories and possessions of the United States and the political subdivisions, agencies and instrumentalities thereof, the interest on which is exempt from regular federal income tax, and is not a tax preference item under the federal alternative minimum tax.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Goldman Sachs Short Duration Tax-Free Fund has an expense ratio of 1.13 percent.

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Risk

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

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