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Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A (GHYAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A (GHYAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $9.10 on 8/28/2015, Change: +0.01 (0.11%)

 

Graph of Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) ManagerFund Manager - Ben Barber

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 15.4 years
Similar Funds: GHYCX  GHYIX 
Fund Family: Goldman Sachs
Fund Category: High Yield Muni
Fund Performance: Jul 30, 2015
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.69)     (What does this score mean?)
Barber is managing director and portfolio manager with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, his employer since 1999. Prior to joining the firm, he was with Franklin Advisers from 1991 to 1999. Barber is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, the California Society of Municipal Analysts and the Municipal Bond Club of San Francisco.  Get more insights on Ben Barber

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund seeks a high level of current income that is exempt from regular federal income tax. Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund invests, under normal circumstances, a majority of total assets (not including securities lending collateral and any investment of that collateral) measured at time of purchase in high yield Municipal Securities that, at the time of purchase, are medium quality or non-investment grade. Medium quality securities are rated BBB or Baa by a NRSRO, and non-investment grade securities are securities rated BB, BA or below by a NRSRO. It may also invest in higher grade fixed-income securities. Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund is non-diversified.

 

Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A (GHYAX) Fund Strength What we like about Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A (GHYAX) Fund

Data for Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) as of Jul 30, 2015

  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) management has been with Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund for 15.4 years
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 4.17% vs 3.74% High Yield Muni category median performance)
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 6.29% vs 5.68% High Yield Muni category median performance)
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 14.00% vs High Yield Muni average of 23.21%. It is good that Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) has a lower expense ratio than its High Yield Muni average: 0.86% vs 0.96%

Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A (GHYAX) Fund

Data for Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) as of Jul 30, 2015

  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 3.99% vs 5.26% High Yield Muni category median performance)
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 5.88 that is higher than category average of 5.52
  • Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) carries a 4.5% load
See Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) performance details as of Jul 30, 2015

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A0.663.994.176.29
American High-Income Municipal Bond A (AMHIX)1.195.344.946.60Compare
Columbia High Yield Muni Z (SRHMX)1.616.314.756.57Compare
Prudential Municipal Hi-Inc A (PRHAX)1.405.854.305.92Compare

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Some High Yield Muni ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Market Vectors High-Yield Municipal ETF (HYD)0.61%5.50%2.65%
SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Muni Bd ETF (HYMB)-1.34%4.68%3.91%
Market Vectors Short Hi-Yld Muni ETF (SHYD)-1.00%2.16%NaN

 

Graph of Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A Fund (GHYAX) Net Asset TrackingGoldman Sachs High Yield Muni A (GHYAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A fund (GHYAX)

DateNet Asset
07/2015$3.34B
05/2015$3.38B
04/2015$3.35B
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Track portfolio allocation change of Goldman Sachs High Yield Muni A fund (GHYAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
06/20152.61%0%97.24%0.15%
03/20153.76%0%96.22%0.02%
12/20145.15%0%94.62%0.23%
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Jun 29, 2015
Jefferson Cnty Ala Swr Rev Swr Rev 6.5% [2.32%]
North Tex Twy Auth 0.02% [1.82%]
Milledgeville-Baldwin Cnty Ga Var Ref R [1.31%]
Geisinger Auth [1.29%]
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fi To 5.875% [1.17%]
Puerto Rico Comwlth Aqueduct & Rev Bd 6% [1.17%]
Durbin Crossing Cmnty Dev Dist 0.48% [1.16%]
Metropolitan Wash D C Arpts Au Second Li [1.16%]
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fi Toba 6.5% [1.15%]
New Jersey Health Care Facs Fi Re 6.625% [1.11%]

Mar 30, 2015
Jefferson Cnty Ala Swr Rev Swr Rev 6.5% [2.18%]
North Tex Twy Auth 0.02% [1.77%]
Geisinger Auth [1.29%]
Milledgeville-Baldwin Cnty Ga Var Ref R [1.29%]
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fi To 5.875% [1.26%]
Durbin Crossing Cmnty Dev Dist 0.48% [1.2%]
Metropolitan Wash D C Arpts Au Second Li [1.19%]
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fi Toba 6.5% [1.19%]
Puerto Rico Comwlth Aqueduct & Rev Bd 6% [1.19%]
New Jersey Health Care Facs Fi Re 6.625% [1.1%]

Dec 30, 2014
Jefferson Cnty Ala Swr Rev Swr Rev 6.5% [1.89%]
North Tex Twy Auth 5.75% [1.86%]
Geisinger Auth [1.34%]
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fi To 5.875% [1.32%]
Milledgeville-Baldwin Cnty Ga Var Ref R [1.32%]
Puerto Rico Comwlth Aqueduct & Rev Bd 6% [1.31%]
Durbin Crossing Cmnty Dev Dist 5.5% [1.23%]
Metropolitan Wash D C Arpts Au Second Li [1.22%]
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fi Toba 6.5% [1.2%]
Royal Oak Mich Hosp Fin Auth 8.25% [1.19%]
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