3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#30 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 -1.02 percent over the past year, 2.92 percent over the past three years, 5.28 percent over the past five years, and 3.77 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-1.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.8%|
The investment seeks current income exempt from federal and South Carolina income taxes consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in investments the income from which is exempt from federal income tax, alternative minimum tax, and South Carolina personal income tax. It invests primarily in municipal securities of the State of South Carolina and its political subdivisions that provide income exempt from both federal personal income tax and South Carolina personal income tax. The fund's dollar-weighted average maturity is expected to be more than 3 years but less than 10 years. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Sterling Capital South Carolina 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.