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FSTFX Fidelity® Limited Term Municipal Income

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Fund FSTFX Fidelity® Limited Term Municipal Income IBMG iShares iBonds Sep 2018 Term Muni Bond NEARX US Global Investors Near-Term Tax Free  
100% 89% 86%
Annual Fees
(0.48% Exp. Ratio)
(0.18% Exp. Ratio)
(0.45% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.98% annual return
$15,583.74 $17,056.42 $15,725.29
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,472.67 +$141.55
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN -0.45%
3 YR 0.97%
5 YR 1.05%
10 YR 2.50%
1 YR RETURN 0.59%
3 YR 1.15%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN -0.45%
3 YR 1.35%
5 YR 1.40%
10 YR 2.69%
The investment seeks as high a level of current income, exempt from federal income tax, as is consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in investment-grade municipal securities whose interest is exempt from federal income tax. It normally maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity between two and five years. The fund invests more than 25% of total assets in municipal securities that finance similar types of projects.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the S&P AMT-Free Municipal Series 2018 IndexTM (the "underlying index"), which measures the performance of investment-grade, non-callable U.S. municipal bonds maturing in 2018. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index, and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, as well as in securities not included in the underlying index, but which the advisor believes will help the fund track the underlying index. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income that is exempt from federal income taxation and to preserve capital. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in investment grade municipal securities whose interest is free from federal income tax, including the federal alternative minimum tax. It will maintain a weighted-average portfolio maturity of five years or less. Although the advisor intends to invest the majority of its assets in tax free securities, the fund may invest up to 20% of its assets in securities that pay taxable interest.

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