American Funds Tax Exempt Maryland Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 3 4 2
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B (Buy)

#22 in Muni Single State Interm

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Performance

The fund has returned 4.23 percent over the past year, 4.44 percent over the past three years, 5.15 percent over the past five years, and 3.80 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 4.5%
1 Year 4.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 5.1%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.8%

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Summary

The investment seeks a high level of current income exempt from regular federal and Maryland state income taxes; preservation of capital is the secondary objective. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in, or derive at least 80% of its income from, securities that are exempt from both regular federal and Maryland income taxes and that do not subject the investment to federal alternative minimum tax. It will invest primarily in investment-grade debt securities rated BBB- or better. The fund may also invest up to 20% of its assets in securities that may subject the investment to federal alternative minimum tax.

Fees

Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
American Funds Tax Exempt Maryland Fund has an expense ratio of 0.67 percent.

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Risk

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

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