3 / 5 Stars
3 2 3 1 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
#16 in Muni Single State Interm
U.S. News evaluated 72 Muni Single State Interm 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 -1.53 percent over the past year, 2.78 percent over the past three years, 4.85 percent over the past five years, and 3.52 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-1.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.5%|
The investment seeks current income exempt from both federal and Georgia state income taxes, consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in municipal securities that generate income that, in the opinion of counsel to the issuer of the security, is exempt from federal and Georgia state income taxes. It may invest in municipal obligations whose interest is a tax-preference item for purposes of the federal alternative minimum tax. The sub-adviser will purchase investment-grade municipal securities in an attempt to maintain an average weighted portfolio maturity of 5 to 15 years. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Sentinel Georgia Municipal Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.68 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.