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Frost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Frost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund

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Graph of Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) ManagerFund Manager - Jeffery Elswick

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.8 years
Fund Family: Frost Funds
Fund Category: Muni National Interm
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.48)     (What does this score mean?)
Elswick joined The Frost National Bank, the parent company of the Adviser, in 2006 and has over 13 years of investment experience. Prior to joining The Frost National Bank, he served as a fixed income portfolio manager, analyst and trader at Capital One Financial Corporation from 2000 to 2006.  Get more insights on Jeffery Elswick

 

Graph of Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) ProfileFrost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund seeks to provide a consistent level of current income exempt from federal income tax with a secondary emphasis on maximizing total return through capital appreciation. Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in municipal securities that generate income exempt from federal income tax, but not necessarily the federal alternative minimum tax ("AMT"). It may invest more than 25% of total net assets in bonds of issuers in Texas. Duration adjustments are made relative to the Barclays Capital Municipal Bond Index.

 

Frost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund Strength What we like about Frost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund

Data for Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) management has been with Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund for 11.8 years
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 9.00% vs Muni National Interm average of 22.40%. It is good that Frost Municipal Bond Inst management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.18, lower than category average of 3.29
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) has a lower expense ratio than its Muni National Interm average: 0.42% vs 0.80%
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) Weakness What we are cautious about Frost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund

Data for Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 3.46% vs 4.71% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 2.56% vs 3.10% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 3.26% vs 4.14% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) is less safe compared to its Muni National Interm peers
See Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Some Muni National Interm ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Market Vectors Intermediate Muni ETF (ITM)2.55%7.15%4.62%
iShares National AMT-Free Muni Bond (MUB)2.19%5.72%4.01%
PIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bd Actv ETF (MUNI)1.61%4.98%2.60%
Columbia Intermediate Municipal Bond ETF (GMMB)000

 

Graph of Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) Net Asset TrackingFrost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Frost Municipal Bond Inst fund (FIMUX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$263.51M
03/2016$261.28M
02/2016$265.70M
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Graph of Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) Portfolio TrackingFrost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Frost Municipal Bond Inst fund (FIMUX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20168.39%0%91.61%0%
02/201611.52%0%88.48%0%
01/20169.5%0%90.5%0%
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graph of Frost Municipal Bond Inst Fund (FIMUX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Frost Municipal Bond Inst (FIMUX) Fund

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Apr 29, 2016
Alabama St Go Bds 3% [2.13%]
Wisconsin St For Issues Dtd Pr Go Ref 5% [1.48%]
Connecticut St Go Bds 5% [1.4%]
La Vernia Tex Higher Ed Fin Co Rev 5.25% [1.38%]
Univ Okla Revs Gen Rev B 5% [1.38%]
San Antonio Tex Pub Facs Corp Impt An 5% [1.38%]
Virginia St Hsg Dev Auth 2.15% [1.21%]
Houston Tex Indpt Sch Dist 5% [1.19%]
Olmos Park Tex Higher Ed Facs Higher 2% [1.19%]
Texas St Go Bds 5% [1.18%]

Feb 28, 2016
Alabama St Go Bds 3% [2.02%]
Wisconsin St For Issues Dtd Pr Go Ref 5% [1.39%]
Connecticut St Go Bds 5% [1.32%]
San Antonio Tex Pub Facs Corp Impt An 5% [1.3%]
Univ Okla Revs Gen Rev B 5% [1.29%]
La Vernia Tex Higher Ed Fin Co Rev 5.25% [1.28%]
Virginia St Hsg Dev Auth 2.15% [1.14%]
Houston Tex Indpt Sch Dist 5% [1.13%]
Olmos Park Tex Higher Ed Facs Higher 2% [1.13%]
Texas St Go Bds 5% [1.12%]

Jan 30, 2016
Connecticut St Go Bds 5% [1.41%]
San Antonio Tex Pub Facs Corp Impt An 5% [1.38%]
Univ Okla Revs Gen Rev B 5% [1.37%]
La Vernia Tex Higher Ed Fin Co Rev 5.25% [1.36%]
Virginia St Hsg Dev Auth 2.15% [1.21%]
Houston Tex Indpt Sch Dist 5% [1.2%]
Olmos Park Tex Higher Ed Facs Higher 2% [1.19%]
Texas St Go Bds 5% [1.18%]
New York N Y Go Bds 5% [1.12%]
Northside Tex Indpt Sch Dist 1.35% [1.1%]
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