PERFORMANCE

as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.  
2.13 3.14 5.03 4.52 5.43
as of
  1m 3m YTD 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.  
-0.38 -1.09 -0.72 2.13 9.72 27.81 55.65 307.79
as of
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Return (%)   3.82 11.32 8.43 -2.85 9.61
Benchmark (%)   3.95 11.09 10.47 -3.09 11.06
Morningstar Category Avg. (%)   2.22 9.00 5.62 -2.27 6.77


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Holdings

as of 29-May-2015

Name Weight (%)
NEW YORK LIBERTY DEV CORP LIBE 5 11/15/2044 1.26
NEW YORK CNTYS TOB TR IV 6.25 06/01/2041 1.15
TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FING CORP N J 5 06/01/2041 0.96
GOLDEN ST TOB SECURITIZATION CORP 5.75 06/01/2047 0.96
BUCKEYE OHIO TOB SETTLEMENT 5.875 06/01/2047 0.91
NEW JERSEY ST 5 06/01/2026 0.73
IOWA FA IOWA FERTILIZER CO 5 12/01/2019 0.72
CHICAGO ILL BRD ED 5 12/01/2042 0.71
NEW JERSEY ST TRANSN TR FD AUT 5 06/15/2044 0.64
ERIE CNTY N Y TOB ASSET SECURI 5 06/01/2045 0.61
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 29-May-2015

% of Market Value

State Tax-Backed

20.5%

Health

13.1%

Local Tax-Backed

12.8%

Utility

11.4%

Transport

10.2%

Education

10.0%

Tobacco

8.3%

Other Industries

6.2%

School Districts

5.4%

Corporate Muni

3.4%

as of 29-May-2015

% of Market Value

California

14.1%

New York

13.8%

New Jersey

8.0%

Florida

7.0%

Texas

6.7%

Massachusetts

4.7%

Pennsylvania

4.2%

Maryland

3.6%

Virginia

3.3%

North Carolina

3.1%

as of 29-May-2015

% of Market Value

United States

103.0%

Cash and Derivatives

-3.0%

as of 29-May-2015

% of Market Value

North America

103.0%

Cash and Derivatives

-3.0%

Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 29-May-2015

% of Market Value

Cash and Derivatives

-3.0%

0 - 3 Years

1.2%

3 - 6 Years

16.7%

6 - 8 Years

7.4%

8 - 10 Years

7.3%

10 - 12 Years

4.6%

12 - 15 Years

4.4%

15 - 20 Years

8.4%

20 - 25 Years

13.4%

25+ Years

39.5%

as of 29-May-2015

% of Market Value

Tax Exempt Fixed Income

97.8%

Taxable Fixed Income

5.2%

Cash and Derivatives

-3.0%

Allocations subject to change.
as of 29-May-2015

% of Market Value

Cash and Derivatives

-3.0%

AAA Rated

9.2%

AA Rated

41.2%

A Rated

23.3%

BBB Rated

8.2%

BB Rated

6.6%

B Rated

8.2%

CCC Rated

0.6%

Not Rated

5.7%

The fund itself has not been rated by an independent rating agency. Credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the fund are received from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch and converted to the equivalent S&P major rating category. This breakdown is provided by BlackRock and takes the median rating of the three agencies when all three agencies rate a security the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and one rating if that is all that is provided. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. Below investment-grade is represented by a rating of BB and below. Ratings and portfolio credit quality may change over time.

Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Certain transactions the funds may utilize may give rise to a form of leverage through either (a) additional market exposure or (b) borrowing capital in an attempt to increase investment return. The use of such transactions includes certain leverage-related risks, including potential for higher volatility, greater decline of the fund’s net asset value and fluctuations of dividends and distributions paid by the fund.

Allocations are subject to change.

Ratings

  • Morningstar Rating
     
  • Overall   :
  • 5
  • Overall Morningstar Rating for Strategic Municipal Opportunities Fund, CLASS INST, as of 30-Jun-2015 rated against 281 Muni National Interm Funds.
  • Lipper Leader Ratings
  • Consistent Return   :
     
  • Total Return   :
     
  • Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of 30-Apr-2015 out of 181, 5,106, 184, 63 and 184 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Intmdt Muni Debt Funds classification.

KEY FACTS

Size of Class (Millions)

as of 01-Jul-2015

$2,175.1 M
Size of Fund (Millions)

as of 01-Jul-2015

$3,222.6 M
Asset Class Fixed Income
Lipper Classification Intmdt Muni Debt Funds
Morningstar Category Muni National Interm
Benchmark Index 65% SP MUN INVGRD/30% SP MUNHY/5% BAR TX MUN AG
CUSIP 09253E609
Inception Date Oct 31, 1988

Net, Including Investment Related Expenses   0.69%
Net, Excluding Investment Related Expenses 0.65%
Total Expense Ratio 0.74%

Max Offer Price

as of 01-Jul-2015

$11.22
Number of Holdings

as of -

-
Distribution Frequency   Monthly
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent

as of 30-Jun-2015

200%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-May-2015

3.04%
Tax Equiv. Yield  

as of -

-
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-May-2015

2.99%

Average Coupon

as of 29-May-2015

4.77%
Effective Duration  

as of 29-May-2015

3.24 yrs
Weighted Average Life  

as of 29-May-2015

15.98 yrs
Yield to Maturity  

as of -

-
Yield to Worst  

as of 29-May-2015

2.80%

Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years

3 months ending 31-Mar-2014

4.45%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years

3 months ending 31-Jul-2013

-5.93%

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Effective 1/27/14, the Intermediate Municipal Bond Fund changed its name to the Strategic Municipal Opportunities Fund. The benchmark also changed from the S&P Municipal Bond Index to a custom benchmark of 65% S&P Municipal Investment Grade Index, 30% S&P Municipal High Yield index and 5% S&P Municipal Taxable Index.

The fund is actively managed and its characteristics will vary.

Bond values fluctuate in price so the value of your investment can go down depending on market conditions.

Fixed income risks include interest-rate and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in bond values. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the bond issuer will not be able to make principal and interest payments.

Non-investment-grade debt securities (high-yield/junk bonds) may be subject to greater market fluctuations, risk of default or loss of income and principal than higher rated securities.

There may be less information on the financial condition of municipal issuers than for public corporations. The market for municipal bonds may be less liquid than for taxable bonds. Some investors may be subject to Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT). Capital gains distributions, if any, are taxable.

The fund may use derivatives to hedge its investments or to seek to enhance returns. Derivatives entail risks relating to liquidity, leverage and credit that may reduce returns and increase volatility.

Short-selling entails special risks. If the fund makes short sales in securities that increase in value, the fund will lose value. Any loss on short positions may or may not be offset by investing short-sale proceeds in other investments.

Performance results reflect past performance and are no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of shares will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. All returns assume reinvestment of all dividends. Performance information shown without sales charge would have been lower if the applicable sales charge had been included. Performance during periods of exceptional market conditions should not be expected to be repeated in a normal market environment. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Fund details, holdings and characteristics are as of the date noted and subject to change.

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