Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.08 2.32 1.81 2.61 3.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.08 2.32 1.81 2.61 3.90
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 3.85 3.96 3.19 4.14 5.11
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.08 2.32 1.81 2.61 3.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.08 2.32 1.81 2.61 3.90
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 3.85 3.96 3.19 4.14 5.11

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 2.08 2.32 1.81 2.61
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.21 2.43 2.07 2.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.08 2.32 1.81 2.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.62 2.43 2.07 2.75
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 2.08 2.32 1.81 2.61
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.21 2.43 2.07 2.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.08 2.32 1.81 2.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.62 2.43 2.07 2.75

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.98 0.95 2.11 1.02 0.76 8.32 -5.96 5.58 10.17 0.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.98 -0.03 1.12 0.04 -0.21 7.32 -6.88 4.58 9.17 -0.11
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 7.54 1.28 5.45 0.25 3.30 9.05 -2.55 6.78 10.70 2.38

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.48 -1.48 2.08 7.13 9.38 29.40 159.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.46 -2.46 1.08 7.13 9.38 29.40 159.48
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) -0.63 -0.63 3.85 12.35 17.00 50.11 246.43
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.48 -1.48 2.08 7.13 9.38 29.40 159.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.46 -2.46 1.08 7.13 9.38 29.40 159.48
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) -0.63 -0.63 3.85 12.35 17.00 50.11 246.43

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 03/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 3.45 3.13 3.86
Standard Deviation (Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index) 3.48 3.48 3.68
Sharpe Ratio 0.18 0.22 0.53
Information Ratio -1.67 -1.13 -1.22
Tracking Error 0.98 1.22 1.25

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 03/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 0.77 0.76 0.98
Beta Bear 1.27 0.93 0.97
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.77 0.81 0.75
Gains/Losses 1.82 1.67 1.71

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 07/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.23%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.23%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 03/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.18
Standard Deviation 3.45

Benchmarks

A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.

  • Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index