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EIITX First Investors Tax Exempt Opps A

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Fund EIITX First Investors Tax Exempt Opps A PZA PowerShares National AMT-Free MuniBd ETF MLN VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Muni ETF  
Similarity
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100% 91% 86%
Annual Fees
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$106.16
(1.04% Exp. Ratio)
$28.58
(0.28% Exp. Ratio)
$24.50
(0.24% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.08% annual return
$13,552.22 $17,048.57 $17,254.92
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$3,496.35 +$3,702.70
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 0.10%
3 YR 4.45%
5 YR 3.92%
10 YR 4.36%
1 YR RETURN 0.94%
3 YR 5.77%
5 YR 4.56%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.12%
3 YR 5.69%
5 YR 4.39%
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks a high level of interest income that is exempt from federal income tax and is not a tax preference item for purposes of the federal alternative minimum tax and, secondarily, total return. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) will be invested in municipal securities that pay interest that is exempt from federal income tax and is not a Tax Preference Item. However, the fund typically attempts to invest all of its assets in such securities. It diversifies its assets among municipal bonds and securities of different states, municipalities, and U.S. territories.
The investment seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield of the BofA Merrill Lynch National Long-Term Core Plus Municipal Securities Index. The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its total assets in municipal securities that comprise the underlying index and that also are exempt from the federal alternative minimum tax ("AMT"). The underlying index is composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment grade, tax-exempt debt publicly issued by U.S. states and territories or their political subdivisions, in the U.S. domestic market with a term of at least 15 years remaining to final maturity.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Long Continuous Municipal Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in fixed income securities that comprise the index. The index is comprised of publicly traded municipal bonds that cover the U.S. dollar denominated long-term tax-exempt bond market.

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