|Day Lo||-||Day Hi||-|
This fund tracks an index of municipal bonds, a slice of the bond market that is highly coveted due to its tax features. These bonds are generally free from federal taxes and in some cases, state and local income taxes as well making these funds crucial components of portfolios for those in high tax brackets. Muni bonds are used by local entities to pay for a variety of services or to make improvements to infrastructure paying for everything from new sewer systems to school renovations and bridge construction as such, they are relatively low risk instruments. TFI is a solid choice in this Category as the fund holds close to 300 securities in total and allocates under 15% of its total assets to its top ten holdings ensuring relatively high levels of diversification. While the fund may not be as diversified as MUB, it is a cheaper alternative making it a solid choice for those looking to keep costs down and are willing to sacrifice a little in the way of diversification and liquidity.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for TFI on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the National Munis with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb.com Category.
|US Municipal Tax Advantaged||99.05%|
|Cash And Equivalents||0.29%|
|Commercial Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|Agency Mortgage Backed||0.0%|
|0% to 1%||3.97%|
|1% to 2%||0.52%|
|2% to 3%||1.43%|
|3% to 4%||12.62%|
|4% to 5%||80.54%|
|5% to 6%||0.65%|
|6% to 7%||0.01%|
|7% to 8%||0.0%|
|8% to 9%||0.0%|
|9% to 10%||0.0%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.0%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.33%|
There are 5 other ETFs in the National Munis ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of TFI relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
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