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U.S. News evaluated 75 Muni Single State Long 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 -5.38 percent over the past year, 1.81 percent over the past three years, 5.84 percent over the past five years, and 3.35 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-5.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.4%|
The investment seeks as high a level of current interest income exempt from regular federal, Virginia state and, in some cases, Virginia local income taxes as is consistent with preservation of capital. Under normal market conditions, the fund 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. The fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in below investment grade municipal bonds, commonly referred to as "high yield" or "junk" bonds.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Nuveen Virginia Municipal Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.54 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.