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Wilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Wilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund

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Graph of Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) ManagerFund Manager - Stephen P. Winterstein

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 8.2 years
Similar Funds: WTAIX 
Fund Family: Wilmington Funds
Fund Category: Muni National Interm
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.63)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) ProfileWilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund seeks a high level of income exempt from federal income tax, consistent with the preservation of capital. Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund has a fundamental policy to invest substantially at least 80% of total assets in a diversified portfolio of municipal securities that provide interest that is exempt from federal income tax. It may invest up to 20% of assets in other types of fixed-income securities that provide income that is subject to federal tax. Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund maintains an intermediate average dollar-weighted duration of 4 to 8 years.

 

Wilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund Strength What we like about Wilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund

Data for Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) management has been with Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund for 8.2 years
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 4.85% vs 4.71% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.95, lower than category average of 3.29
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) has a lower expense ratio than its Muni National Interm average: 0.79% vs 0.80%

Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) Weakness What we are cautious about Wilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund

Data for Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 3.08% vs 3.10% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 3.94% vs 4.14% Muni National Interm category median performance)
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) is less safe compared to its Muni National Interm peers
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 50.00% that is higher than the Muni National Interm average of 22.40%. This could mean Wilmington Municipal Bond A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) carries a 4.5% load
See Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Wilmington Municipal Bond A2.034.853.083.94
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USAA Tax Exempt Intermediate-Term (USATX)2.525.223.514.92Compare

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Compare Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX)Compare with Muni National Interm category ETFs

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 Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) Net Asset TrackingWilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Wilmington Municipal Bond A fund (WTABX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$314.70M
03/2016$300.80M
02/2016$297.84M
More historic net asset information on Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX)

  

Graph of Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) Portfolio TrackingWilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Wilmington Municipal Bond A fund (WTABX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20162.67%0%97.33%0%
02/20160.73%0%99.27%0%
01/20161.24%0%98.76%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX)

 

graph of Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Wilmington Municipal Bond A (WTABX) Fund

Discover what Wilmington Municipal Bond A Fund (WTABX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Tarrant Cnty Tex Cultural Ed F Hosp 5% [2.44%]
Chicago Ill Met Wtr Reclamatio Metro 5% [2.43%]
Georgia St Go Bds 5% [2.4%]
Lincoln Neb Elec Sys Rev Ref Bds 0.01% [2.31%]
New York St Twy Auth 5% [2.18%]
Michigan Fin Auth 5% [2.08%]
Illinois St Toll Hwy Auth 5% [2.04%]
Bucks Cnty Pa Indl Dev Auth 10% [2%]
San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Rev Bd 5% [1.99%]
Bay Area Toll Auth 5% [1.99%]

Feb 28, 2016
Tarrant Cnty Tex Cultural Ed F Hosp 5% [2.49%]
Georgia St Go Bds 5% [2.49%]
Chicago Ill Met Wtr Reclamatio Metro 5% [2.46%]
Lincoln Neb Elec Sys Rev Ref Bds 0.01% [2.4%]
New York St Twy Auth 5% [2.24%]
Michigan Fin Auth 5% [2.13%]
Bucks Cnty Pa Indl Dev Auth 10% [2.09%]
Illinois St Toll Hwy Auth 5% [2.08%]
San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Rev Bd 5% [2.06%]
Bay Area Toll Auth 5% [2.06%]

Jan 30, 2016
Georgia St Go Bds 5% [2.48%]
Tarrant Cnty Tex Cultural Ed F Hosp 5% [2.47%]
Chicago Ill Met Wtr Reclamatio Metro 5% [2.46%]
Lincoln Neb Elec Sys Rev Ref Bds 0.01% [2.38%]
New York St Twy Auth 5% [2.26%]
Michigan Fin Auth 5% [2.12%]
Bucks Cnty Pa Indl Dev Auth 10% [2.09%]
Illinois St Toll Hwy Auth 5% [2.07%]
Bay Area Toll Auth 5% [2.05%]
San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Rev Bd 5% [2.04%]
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