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In the tables below, ETFdb.com presents recommended exchange traded fund (ETF) alternatives to the mutual fund FKTFX. These recommendations are powered by ETFdb's Mutual Fund to ETF Converter tool.
How ETFdb.com has selected ETF alternatives to FKTFX: The mutual fund FKTFX has been benchmarked by Franklin Templeton Investments against an index, Barclays Capital Municipal Bond Index, in its fund prospectus. The ETF alternatives to FKTFX listed below consist of (1) ETFs which track Barclays Capital Municipal Bond Index, and (2) ETFs which track other indexes in the same ETFdb.com Category as Barclays Capital Municipal Bond Index.
There are no ETFs linked to Barclays Capital Municipal Bond Index.
The following table presents exchange traded funds linked to indexes in the same ETFdb.com Category as Barclays Capital Municipal Bond Index.
|Symbol||ETF Name||Assets||YTD||Expense Ratio|
|HYD||VanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF||$2,340,085.38||2.03%||0.35%|
|ITM||VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index ETF||$1,629,778.77||0.19%||0.24%|
|PRB||VanEck Vectors Pre-Refunded Municipal Index ETF||$14,587.87||1.52%||0.24%|
|MUB||iShares National AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF||$11,282,525.32||0.10%||0.07%|
|TFI||SPDR Barclays Capital Municipal Bond ETF||$2,790,494.34||-0.51%||0.23%|
|PZA||Invesco National AMT-Free Municipal Bond ETF||$1,519,410.97||-0.83%||0.28%|
|MLN||VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF||$141,136.16||-2.00%||0.24%|
|SMB||VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF||$199,738.86||1.58%||0.20%|
|SHM||SPDR Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond||$3,679,108.17||1.34%||0.20%|
|PVI||Invesco VRDO Tax-Free Weekly ETF||$62,372.15||1.14%||0.25%|
|SUB||iShares S&P Short Term National AMT-Free Bond ETF||$1,899,074.61||1.46%||0.07%|
|BAB||Invesco Taxable Municipal Bond ETF||$840,164.41||-0.73%||0.28%|
|MUNI||PIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Strategy Fund||$265,924.57||0.42%||0.35%|
|SMMU||Pimco Short Term Municipal Bond Fund||$80,095.93||1.45%||0.35%|
|HYMB||SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF||$662,592.11||4.01%||0.35%|
|RVNU||Xtrackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond Fund||$57,338.65||-1.42%||0.30%|
|SHYD||VanEck Vectors Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF||$154,513.73||2.75%||0.35%|
|IBMI||iShares iBonds Sep 2020 AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF||$322,894.06||1.08%||0.18%|
|MEAR||iShares Short Maturity Municipal Bond ETF||$154,604.70||1.44%||0.25%|
|IBMH||iShares iBonds Sep 2019 Term Muni Bond ETF||$290,439.04||1.24%||0.18%|
|VTEB||Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond Index ETF||$3,805,573.24||0.31%||0.09%|
|IBMK||iShares iBonds Dec 2022 AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF||$242,215.17||0.84%||0.18%|
|IBMJ||iShares iBonds Dec 2021 AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF||$244,809.23||1.16%||0.18%|
|FMB||First Trust Managed Municipal ETF||$473,324.79||0.42%||0.50%|
|CUMB||Virtus Cumberland Municipal Bond ETF||$11,165.69||-0.50%||0.59%|
|IBML||iShares iBonds Dec 2023 Term Muni Bond ETF||$124,717.21||0.59%||0.18%|
|FLMI||Franklin Liberty Intermediate Municipal Opportunities ETF||$7,277.55||-0.36%||0.30%|
|FLMB||Franklin Liberty Municipal Bond ETF||$7,271.78||-0.61%||0.30%|
|MMIN||IQ MacKay Shields Municipal Insured ETF||$16,113.49||1.36%||0.30%|
|MMIT||IQ MacKay Shields Municipal Intermediate ETF||$31,013.67||N/A||0.31%|
|FMHI||First Trust Municipal High Income ETF||$32,325.61||1.76%||0.55%|
|HMOP||Hartford Municipal Opportunities ETF||$103,170.48||0.84%||0.29%|
|IBMM||iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Muni Bond ETF||$31,570.67||N/A||0.18%|
|HTAB||Hartford Schroders Tax-Aware Bond ETF||$20,876.68||N/A||0.39%|
|TAXF||American Century Diversified Municipal Bond ETF||$12,397.40||N/A||0.29%|
|MUST||Columbia Multi-Sector Municipal Income ETF||$16,216.31||N/A||0.28%|
|FSMB||First Trust Short Duration Managed Municipal ETF||$20,142.17||N/A||0.45%|
|FUMB||First Trust Ultra Short Duration Municipal ETF||$20,074.72||N/A||0.35%|
|IBMN||iShares iBonds Dec 2025 Term Muni Bond ETF||$5,127.14||N/A||0.18%|
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