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MMHDX MainStay High Yield Municipal Bond C

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Fund MMHDX MainStay High Yield Municipal Bond C HYMB SPDR® Nuveen S&P High Yield Muni Bd ETF GYIRX Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni IR  
100% 88% 93%
Annual Fees
(1.68% Exp. Ratio)
(0.45% Exp. Ratio)
(0.61% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.09% annual return
$11,179.12 $16,232.65 $15,467.93
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$5,053.53 +$4,288.81
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 0.49%
3 YR 7.06%
5 YR 5.87%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 2.18%
3 YR 7.26%
5 YR 6.03%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 3.46%
3 YR 7.50%
5 YR 6.42%
10 YR 2.94%
The investment seeks a high level of current income exempt from federal income taxes; the secondary objective is total return. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets (net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in municipal bonds. It may invest up to 10% of its net assets in municipal bonds that are the subject of bankruptcy proceedings, that are in default as to the payment of principal or interest, or that are rated in the lowest rating category by an independent rating agency or if unrated, judged to be of comparable quality by the subadvisor.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P Municipal Yield Index. The fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 80%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index or in securities that the Sub-Adviser determines have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the economic characteristics of the securities that comprise the index. The index tracks the U.S. high yield municipal bond market and to provide income that is exempt from federal income taxes. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks a high level of current income that is exempt from regular federal income tax and may also consider the potential for capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes in fixed income securities issued by or on behalf of states, territories and possessions of the United States and the political subdivisions, agencies and instrumentalities thereof, the interest on which is exempt from regular federal income tax. It is non-diversified.

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