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PDLAX PNC Tax-Exempt Ltd Maturity Bond A

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Fund PDLAX PNC Tax-Exempt Ltd Maturity Bond A VMLTX Vanguard Ltd-Term Tx-Ex FSTFX Fidelity® Limited Term Municipal Income  
100% 98% 92%
Annual Fees
(0.81% Exp. Ratio)
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
(0.48% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.85% annual return
$13,560.61 $16,298.92 $14,981.44
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,738.31 +$1,420.83
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.60%
3 YR 1.55%
5 YR 1.24%
10 YR 2.29%
1 YR RETURN 1.76%
3 YR 1.67%
5 YR 1.51%
10 YR 2.59%
1 YR RETURN 1.99%
3 YR 1.75%
5 YR 1.62%
10 YR 2.76%
The investment seeks current income that is exempt from regular federal income tax, while preserving capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes in municipal bonds and other municipal obligations that pay interest that is exempt from both regular federal income tax and federal alternative minimum tax. It normally will maintain a dollar-weighted average portfolio maturity of between one and five years, but may vary outside that range from time to time, including due to market conditions or if deemed appropriate for temporary defensive purposes.
The investment seeks current income that is exempt from federal personal income taxes, with limited price volatility. The fund has no limitations on the maturity of individual securities, but is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 2 to 6 years. At least 75% of the securities held by the fund are municipal bonds in the top three credit-rating categories as determined by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor. The remaining 5% may be invested in securities with lower credit ratings or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor.
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.

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