Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.54 2.07 2.31 2.86 3.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.54 2.07 2.31 2.86 3.90
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 8.55 3.19 3.66 4.16 5.22
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.54 2.07 2.31 2.86 3.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.54 2.07 2.31 2.86 3.90
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 8.55 3.19 3.66 4.16 5.22

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.24 3.40 -0.29 1.57 7.59 -4.26 6.04 10.31 0.63 10.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.22 2.40 -1.27 0.58 6.59 -5.20 5.04 9.31 -0.34 9.03
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 1.28 5.45 0.25 3.30 9.05 -2.55 6.78 10.70 2.38 12.91

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.93 7.54 6.33 12.08 32.58 154.49
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.93 6.54 6.33 12.08 32.58 154.49
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 6.75 8.55 9.88 19.68 50.38 246.08
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.93 7.54 6.33 12.08 32.58 154.49
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.93 6.54 6.33 12.08 32.58 154.49
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index (%) 6.75 8.55 9.88 19.68 50.38 246.08

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.54 2.07 2.31 2.86
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.42 2.11 2.33 2.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 6.54 2.07 2.31 2.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.83 2.11 2.33 2.82
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.54 2.07 2.31 2.86
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.42 2.11 2.33 2.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 6.54 2.07 2.31 2.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.83 2.11 2.33 2.82

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 09/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.18
Standard Deviation 3.00

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index