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Wells Fargo California Tax-Free A

SCTAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • Net Assets $1.21 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.07
$10.91
$12.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.81%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 23.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Muni California Long

Compare SCTAX to Popular Municipal Bond Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$14.80

+0.07%

$78.56 B

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$0.00

2.28%

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$11.24

0.00%

$32.48 B

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$0.00

1.44%

-

$13.56

0.00%

$24.26 B

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$0.00

1.73%

-

$15.94

0.00%

$20.00 B

-

$0.00

0.57%

-

$116.89

+0.07%

$18.20 B

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-

2.62%

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SCTAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.92%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Wells Fargo California Tax-Free Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date
    Oct 06, 1988
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Adrian Van Poppel

SCTAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SCTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.8% -4.8% 307.0% 67.61%
1 Yr 2.2% -5.4% 5.8% 53.11%
3 Yr 3.3%* -0.6% 8.2% 47.82%
5 Yr 3.1%* -0.3% 6.9% 40.11%
10 Yr 4.3%* -0.1% 8.1% 14.96%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SCTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.7% -0.3% 15.4% 50.83%
2018 -2.7% -10.3% 97.2% 73.70%
2017 1.9% -100.0% 7.6% 38.06%
2016 -3.1% -7.9% 96.8% 64.18%
2015 0.2% -4.8% 3.0% 24.56%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SCTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.8% -4.8% 307.0% 67.61%
1 Yr -2.4% -8.3% 5.8% 93.95%
3 Yr 1.7%* -2.5% 8.2% 87.24%
5 Yr 2.2%* -1.5% 6.9% 70.53%
10 Yr 3.9%* -0.4% 8.1% 24.94%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SCTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.7% -0.3% 15.4% 52.19%
2018 -2.7% -10.3% 11.0% 75.54%
2017 1.9% -100.0% 7.6% 43.98%
2016 -3.1% -7.9% 3.0% 68.62%
2015 0.2% -4.8% 4.0% 29.96%

NAV & Total Return History


SCTAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SCTAX Category Low Category High SCTAX % Rank
Net Assets 1.21 B 611 K 78.6 B 25.38%
Number of Holdings 345 1 10805 31.96%
Net Assets in Top 10 180 M -199 M 3.97 B 25.14%
Weighting of Top 10 15.04% 2.5% 100.0% 63.36%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CALIFORNIA ST 5% 3.59%
  2. CALIFORNIA ST PUB WKS BRD LEASE REV 5% 2.08%
  3. LOS ANGELES CALIF DEPT ARPTS REV 4% 1.40%
  4. LONG BEACH CALIF UNI SCH DIST 3% 1.32%
  5. PORT PORT ARTHUR TEX NAV DIST ENVIRONMENTAL FACS REV 0.42% 1.20%
  6. LOS ANGELES CALIF DEPT WTR & PWR REV 5% 1.19%
  7. LOS ANGELES CALIF DEPT ARPTS REV 5% 1.18%
  8. CALIFORNIA ST 5.25% 1.13%
  9. CALIFORNIA HEALTH FACS FING AUTH REV 4% 1.06%
  10. UNIVERSITY CALIF REVS 4% 1.05%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SCTAX % Rank
Bonds
99.21% 0.00% 147.66% 44.34%
Cash
0.80% -47.66% 100.00% 52.20%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.80% 84.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.98% 1.07% 83.65%
Other
0.00% -1.46% 12.83% 83.77%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.64% 83.93%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SCTAX % Rank
Municipal
99.20% 0.00% 100.00% 44.93%
Cash & Equivalents
0.80% 0.00% 100.00% 54.17%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 2.16% 83.77%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 6.06% 84.16%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 12.97% 85.23%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 49.72% 84.50%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SCTAX % Rank
US
98.58% 0.00% 141.34% 30.89%
Non US
0.63% 0.00% 27.62% 55.02%

SCTAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SCTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.81% 0.01% 4.23% 45.59%
Management Fee 0.38% 0.00% 1.10% 32.17%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 15.59%
Administrative Fee 0.16% 0.01% 0.47% 85.11%

Sales Fees

SCTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.50% 0.50% 5.75% 17.96%
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

SCTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

SCTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 23.00% 0.00% 233.00% 57.56%

SCTAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SCTAX Category Low Category High SCTAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.55% 85.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SCTAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SCTAX Category Low Category High SCTAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.92% 0.00% 6.48% 23.33%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

SCTAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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SCTAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Adrian Van Poppel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2009

11.01

11.0%

Adrian Van Poppel is a senior portfolio manager for the Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) Municipal Fixed Income team, where he manages the California and Colorado tax-exempt funds, as well as separate accounts in Arizona and California. He joined Wells WFAM in 1997, and was responsible for trading cash positions of repurchase agreements and sweep for all mutual funds. He began his investment industry career in 1996. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics as well as a master’s degree in financial analysis and investment management from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California. He is a member of the California Society of Municipal Analysts and the Municipal Bond Club of San Francisco.

Terry Goode


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 06, 2011

9.33

9.3%

Terry Goode is a senior portfolio manager for the Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) Municipal Fixed Income team, where he manages California, Arizona, Colorado, and Oregon funds and separate accounts. Previously, Terry served as the leader of the WFAM Tax-Exempt Research team, where he managed a group of professionals who provide credit research for the Municipal Fixed Income team. He also specialized in directly covering a number of municipal sectors. Prior to joining WFAM in 2002, he performed similar research duties and provided bond ratings as a director at Standard & Poor’s Credit Market Services, focusing on health care, education and nonprofit sectors. He began his investment industry career in 1995 when he held a similar position with Wells Fargo Bank’s health care division, analyzing the credit quality for a variety of nonprofit and corporate health care organizations. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance and investment strategy from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Terry is a member of the California Society of Municipal Analysts, the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. His industry comments can often be found in The Bond Buyer.

Brandon Pae


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 28, 2019

1.6

1.6%

Mr. Pae joined Wells Capital Management Incorporated in 2012, where he currently serves as a Portfolio Manager.

Kim Nakahara


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2020

0.16

0.2%

Ms. Nakahara joined Wells Capital Management or one of its predecessor firms in 2014, where she currently serves as a Senior Research Analyst.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 35.61 7.61 2.84
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