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DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund

    Last Trade: $9.32 on 9/15/2014, Change: 0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) ManagerFund Manager - Philip Condon

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 23.7 years
Fund Family: DWS Investments
Fund Category: Muni National Long
Fund Performance: Jul 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.7)     (What does this score mean?)
Philip Condon is Managing Director and Head of Municipal Bond portfolio management for retail and tax-exempt advisory clients. He joined DWS in 1983 and served as Director of the Municipal Bond department and of the Municipal Bond Research Group. He previously served as a Fixed Income Analyst for Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (CIGNA) and an Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He earned his BA and MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  Get more insights on Philip Condon

 

Graph of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) ProfileDWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund seeks to provide income exempt from regular federal income taxes. DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in securities issued by municipalities across the U.S. and in other securities whose income is free from regular federal income tax. It may invest up to 20% of net assets in securities whose income is subject to alternative minimum tax. DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund can buy many types of municipal securities of all maturities. It normally invests at least 65% of total assets in municipal securities of the top three grades of credit quality and may invest up to 10% of total assets in high yield debt securities of the fifth and sixth credit grades.

 

DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund Strength What we like about DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund

Data for DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) as of Jul 30, 2014

  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) management has been with DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund for 23.7 years
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 8.86% vs 7.84% Muni National Long category median performance)
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 5.81% vs 5.51% Muni National Long category median performance)
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 6.04% vs 5.79% Muni National Long category median performance)
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 4.89, lower than category average of 4.91
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) has a lower expense ratio than its Muni National Long average: 0.57% vs 0.88%
  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) Weakness What we are cautious about DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund

Data for DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) as of Jul 30, 2014

  • DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 30.00% that is higher than the Muni National Long average of 27.38%. This could mean DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
See DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) performance details as of Jul 30, 2014

 

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Compare DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX)Compare with other top Muni National Long category mutual funds

Aadditional top Muni National Long mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S7.678.865.816.04
Columbia AMT-Free Tax-Exempt Bond A (INTAX)7.929.026.566.42Compare
Goldman Sachs Municipal Income Instl (GSMTX)6.996.756.126.76Compare
MFS Municipal Income A (MFIAX)7.307.755.786.12Compare

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Compare DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX)Compare with Muni National Long category ETFs

Some Muni National Long ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Muni Bond (TFI)6.68%9.07%4.92%
Market Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF (XMPT)11.32%13.49%7.50%
Market Vectors Long Municipal Index ETF (MLN)11.86%13.11%6.75%
PowerShares Insured National Muni Bond (PZA)10.41%12.05%6.36%

 

Graph of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) Net Asset TrackingDWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S fund (SCMBX)

DateNet Asset
07/2014$5.22B
06/2014$5.23B
03/2014$5.10B
More historic net asset information on DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX)

  

Graph of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) Portfolio TrackingDWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S fund (SCMBX)

DateCashStockBondOther
06/20142.75%0%96.4%0.85%
05/20143.01%0%95.89%1.1%
02/20143.06%0%96.09%0.85%
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graph of DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S (SCMBX) Fund

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Jun 29, 2014
California St Go Bds 6.5% [1.38%]
California St G O Bds 6% [1.16%]
Chicago Ill Brd Ed General O 6% [1.01%]
New York Liberty Dev Corp Libe Rev 5.25% [0.96%]
Atlanta Ga Wtr & Waste Wtr Rev Re 5.375% [0.84%]
Broward Cnty Fla Arpt Sys Rev Rev Bds 5% [0.82%]
San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Rev Bd 6% [0.8%]
South Carolina St Pub Svcs Aut Rev 5.75% [0.8%]
Public Auth 6.5% [0.76%]
Alabama St Pub Sch & College A Pub Sc 5% [0.76%]

May 30, 2014
California St Go Bds 6.5% [1.39%]
California St G O Bds 6% [1.16%]
Chicago Ill Brd Ed General O 6% [1.01%]
New York Liberty Dev Corp Libe Rev 5.25% [0.96%]
Atlanta Ga Wtr & Waste Wtr Rev Re 5.375% [0.85%]
Broward Cnty Fla Arpt Sys Rev Rev Bds 5% [0.82%]
San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Rev Bd 6% [0.81%]
South Carolina St Pub Svcs Aut Rev 5.75% [0.81%]
Public Auth 6.5% [0.77%]
Alabama St Pub Sch & College A Pub Sc 5% [0.77%]

Feb 27, 2014
California St Go Bds 6.5% [1.42%]
California St G O Bds 6% [1.17%]
Chicago Ill Brd Ed General O 6% [1.03%]
New York Liberty Dev Corp Libe Rev 5.25% [0.95%]
Atlanta Ga Wtr & Waste Wtr Rev Re 5.375% [0.84%]
Broward Cnty Fla Arpt Sys Rev Rev Bds 5% [0.81%]
San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Rev Bd 6% [0.81%]
South Carolina St Pub Svcs Aut Rev 5.75% [0.8%]
Alabama St Pub Sch & College A Pub Sc 5% [0.79%]
California St Various P 5% [0.75%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in DWS Managed Municipal Bonds S Fund (SCMBX)

  

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