Franklin North Carolina Tax-Free Income Fund

New investors must invest in new Class A shares. This A1 share class is available only for existing investors as of 9/7/18.

New investors must invest in new Class A shares. This A1 share class is available only for existing investors as of 9/7/18.

Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/01/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.97 2.91 2.28 3.14 5.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.97 1.62 1.51 2.75 5.18
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 7.54 4.73 3.53 4.34 5.91
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/01/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.97 2.91 2.28 3.14 5.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.97 1.62 1.51 2.75 5.18
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 7.54 4.73 3.53 4.34 5.91

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.97 1.27 1.56 1.15 1.55 8.67 -6.75 6.98 11.28 0.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.97 -3.05 -2.78 -3.15 -2.77 4.03 -10.69 2.40 6.56 -3.45
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 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/01/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.97 5.97 8.98 11.95 36.21 431.22
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.97 1.97 4.93 7.79 31.12 411.32
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 7.54 7.54 14.85 18.93 52.95 540.53
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/01/1987
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.97 5.97 8.98 11.95 36.21 431.22
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.97 1.97 4.93 7.79 31.12 411.32
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 7.54 7.54 14.85 18.93 52.95 540.53

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

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Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold
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Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.68%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.68%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 0.75%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 12/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.67
Standard Deviation 1.91

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index