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#17 in Muni Single State Interm
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The fund has returned 4.08 percent over the past year, 5.05 percent over the past three years, 5.31 percent over the past five years, and 4.16 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
The investment seeks current income exempt from federal and Kentucky income taxes consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in investments the income from which is exempt from federal income tax, alternative minimum tax, and Kentucky personal income tax ("Kentucky Tax-Exempt Obligations"). It invests in Kentucky municipal securities only if they are "investment grade". The fund will maintain an average duration of 3.5 to 8 years. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Sterling Capital Kentucky Intermediate Tax-Free Fund has an expense ratio of 0.95 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.