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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 1.38 percent over the past year, 1.72 percent over the past three years, 2.14 percent over the past five years, and 2.21 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||2.2%|
The investment seeks high current income that is exempt from federal and Hawaii income tax, with greater stability in the price of the investment than a long-term bond fund. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in investment grade municipal obligations - debt securities that pay interest which, in the opinion of counsel to the issuer, is exempt from both federal income tax and the federal alternative minimum tax. It may also invest in other kinds of debt instruments issued by domestic issuers. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Pacific Capital Tax Free Short Intermediate Securities Fund has an expense ratio of 0.30 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.