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U.S. News evaluated 20 Muni Pennsylvania 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 -4.76 percent over the past year, 2.14 percent over the past three years, 5.54 percent over the past five years, and 3.40 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-4.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.4%|
The investment seeks as high a level of current income exempt from federal income tax and from Pennsylvania state personal income tax as is consistent with preservation of capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities that provide income that is exempt from federal income taxes, including the federal alternative minimum tax, and the personal income tax of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It invests primarily in municipal bonds and notes that are exempt from federal and Pennsylvania state personal income taxes.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Delaware Tax-Free Pennsylvania Fund has an expense ratio of 1.64 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.