3 / 5 Stars
3 3 2 2 5
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
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 5.40 percent over the past year, 5.69 percent over the past three years, 5.37 percent over the past five years, and 4.15 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
The investment seeks as high a level of current interest income exempt from regular federal, Pennsylvania state and, in some cases, Pennsylvania local income taxes as is consistent with preservation of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in municipal bonds that pay interest that is exempt from regular federal and Pennsylvania personal income tax. It invests at least 80% of its net assets in investment grade municipal bonds rated BBB/Baa or higher at the time of purchase by at least one independent rating agency, or, if unrated, judged by the fund's sub-adviser to be of comparable quality.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Nuveen Pennsylvania Municipal Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.58 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.