4 / 5 Stars
3 3 5 4 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
#7 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 1.49 percent over the past year, 2.67 percent over the past three years, 3.57 percent over the past five years, and 2.99 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||0.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||3.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.0%|
The investment seeks to provide, consistent with modest price fluctuation, a high level of income exempt from federal income taxes. The fund invests primarily in short- and intermediate-term municipal securities. The fund's weighted average maturity normally ranges from two to five years and is not expected to exceed five years. Most investments are in investment-grade securities, which are securities rated in one of the four highest credit categories (AAA, AA, A, or BBB, or an equivalent rating) as determined by at least one major credit rating agency or, if unrated, deemed to be of comparable quality by T. Rowe Price.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
T. Rowe Price Tax Free Short-Intermediate Fund has an expense ratio of 0.49 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.