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LTNSX Lord Abbett National Tax Free C

  • Fund
  • LTNSX
  • Price as of: May 23, 2019
  • $11.59 + $0.02 + 0.17%
  • Category
  • National Munis

LTNSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.8%
  • Net Assets $2.44 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 6.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.59
$10.95
$11.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.39%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 32.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

National Munis
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Muni National Long

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Lord Abbett National Tax Free Fund
  • Fund Family Name Lord Abbett
  • Inception Date Jul 15, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Daniel S. Solender

Fund Description

In pursuing its investment objective, the fund uses the volatility of the Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index as an approximation of reasonable risk. It invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in municipal bonds that pay interest exempt from federal income tax.

LTNSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LTNSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.0% -3.2% 4.3% 1.78%
1 Yr 3.4% -3.1% 5.2% 4.15%
3 Yr 0.0%* -3.1% 1.8% 17.11%
5 Yr 0.8%* -2.2% 2.0% 9.96%
10 Yr 1.6%* -8.8% 2.8% 5.21%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LTNSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.5% -4.8% 0.8% 67.46%
2017 3.6% -0.9% 5.6% 7.23%
2016 -3.1% -6.1% 7.3% 70.26%
2015 -0.4% -10.9% 2.6% 57.64%
2014 8.7% -60.4% 12.0% 4.41%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LTNSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.0% -3.2% 4.8% 2.17%
1 Yr 3.4% -3.1% 7.2% 9.09%
3 Yr 0.0%* -3.0% 3.1% 25.05%
5 Yr 0.8%* -1.9% 3.8% 18.46%
10 Yr 1.6%* -8.8% 4.8% 16.26%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LTNSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.5% -4.8% 1.7% 70.24%
2017 3.6% -0.9% 6.2% 10.04%
2016 -3.1% -6.1% 7.3% 73.52%
2015 -0.4% -9.6% 3.9% 63.95%
2014 8.7% -60.4% 12.0% 5.46%

NAV & Total Return History

LTNSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

LTNSX Category Low Category High LTNSX % Rank
Net Assets 2.44 B 770 K 66.2 B 28.66%
Number of Holdings 676 3 8426 35.25%
Net Assets in Top 10 160 M -122 M 1.81 B 42.97%
Weighting of Top 10 6.74% 2.5% 100.0% 88.12%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CHICAGO ILL 6% 0.93%

  2. DULUTH MINN ECONOMIC DEV AUTH HEALTH CARE FACS REV 5.25% 0.81%

  3. SALT VERDE FINL CORP SR GAS REV ARIZ 5% 0.74%

  4. COMMONWEALTH FING AUTH PA TOB MASTER SETTLEMENT PMT REV 4% 0.67%

  5. NEW YORK TRANSN DEV CORP SPL FAC REV 5.25% 0.65%

  6. NORTH CAROLINA TPK AUTH TRIANGLE EXPWY SYS REV 4% 0.64%

  7. RIVERSIDE CNTY CALIF REDEV AGY TAX ALLOC 0% 0.59%

  8. HAWAII ST ARPTS SYS REV 5% 0.58%

  9. CENTRAL PLAINS ENERGY PROJ NEB GAS PROJ REV 5% 0.57%

  10. TRIMBLE CNTY KY ENVIRONMENTAL FACS REV 3.75% 0.55%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High LTNSX % Rank
Bonds
99.91% 66.80% 103.87% 14.46%
Cash
0.09% -2.12% 31.82% 82.38%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 28.71%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.32% 28.91%
Other
0.00% -3.88% 30.00% 35.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.58% 29.50%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LTNSX % Rank
Municipal
99.91% 0.00% 112.93% 14.26%
Cash & Equivalents
0.09% -7.72% 31.82% 79.41%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 29.11%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 25.65% 31.68%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 39.31% 39.60%
Government
0.00% -13.64% 71.35% 31.29%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LTNSX % Rank
US
98.74% 53.15% 103.17% 27.52%
Non US
1.17% 0.00% 25.08% 24.16%

LTNSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LTNSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.39% 0.08% 4.80% 19.57%
Management Fee 0.42% 0.00% 0.65% 57.11%
12b-1 Fee 0.82% 0.00% 1.00% 77.33%
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.01% 0.34% 8.40%

Sales Fees

LTNSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 0.50% 5.50% 34.45%

Trading Fees

LTNSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

LTNSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 32.00% 0.00% 504.54% 55.93%

LTNSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LTNSX Category Low Category High LTNSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.94% 52.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

LTNSX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

LTNSX Category Low Category High LTNSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.66% 0.01% 4.95% 38.14%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

LTNSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

LTNSX - Managers

Daniel S. Solender

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 14, 2006

12.63

12.6%

Mr. Solender is the lead portfolio manager of the municipal bond capabilities. Mr. Solender joined Lord Abbett in 2006 and was named Partner in 2008. His prior experience includes: Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Nuveen Investments; Principal and Portfolio Manager at Vanguard Group; Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Nuveen Advisory Corp.; Financial Analyst/Assistant Manager, Research and Product Development at Citibank. Mr. Solender received a BA from the University of Columbia and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is the holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has been in the investment business since 1987.


Gregory M. Shuman

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

0.24

0.2%


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

39.6

Category Average

7.67

Category Mode

4.15