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ECBSX Eaton Vance TABS Short-Term Muni Bd C

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Fund ECBSX Eaton Vance TABS Short-Term Muni Bd C SHM SPDR® Nuveen Blmbg Barclays ST MunBd ETF SMB VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Muni ETF  
100% 96% 95%
Annual Fees
(1.65% Exp. Ratio)
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.98% annual return
$10,946.02 $16,980.14 $16,980.14
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$6,034.13 +$6,034.13
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 0.52%
3 YR 0.87%
5 YR 0.93%
10 YR 2.38%
1 YR RETURN 0.62%
3 YR 0.97%
5 YR 1.21%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.84%
3 YR 1.15%
5 YR 1.39%
10 YR --
The investment seeks after-tax total return. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of municipal obligations, the interest on which is exempt from regular federal income tax. It normally invests in municipal obligations rated in the three highest rating categories or, if unrated, determined by the investment adviser to be of comparable quality at the time of purchase. The fund currently targets an average portfolio duration of approximately 2 - 4.5 years.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays Managed Money Municipal Short Term Index. The fund 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 short term tax exempt municipal bond market and provides income that is exempt from federal income taxes. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Short 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 short-term tax-exempt bond market.

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