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FICAX:NASDAQ

First Investors Tax Exempt California Fund Class A – FICAX Fund Overview

Last PriceToday's Change52-Week RangeTrading Volume
12.690.01 (+0.08%)11.84 - 13.070.0

Market data as of 6:05PM 04/23/14. Quotes are delayed by at least 15 min.

Overview - FICAX

The investment seeks a high level of interest income that is exempt from both federal and state income tax for individual residents of the state of California; it also seeks income that is not a tax preference item for purposes of the federal alternative minimum tax. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in municipal securities that pay interest that is exempt from federal income tax, including the AMT, and any applicable state income tax for individual residents of the state of California. It generally invests only in high quality municipal securities.

Growth of $10,000 (10 Years)

Total Return5.81%
Yield (Trailing 12 Mo.)3.28%
Expense Ratio1.06%
Front Load5.75%
Deferred LoadNone
Minimum Investment$1,000
Management Tenure23 Years
Fund Inception02/23/1987

Trailing Total Returns - FICAX

as of 03/31/2014
TimeframeFICAXS&P 500Muni California Long
1 Month0.29%0.84%0.46%
3 Month4.01%1.81%4.53%
Year-to-Date4.01%1.81%4.53%
1 Year0.81%21.86%0.05%
3 Year6.48%14.66%7.72%
5 Year5.72%21.16%7.19%
10 Year4.17%7.42%4.06%
Since Inception5.81%10.60%--

Sector Allocation - FICAX

as of 03/31/2014
Basic Materials--
Consumer Cyclical--
Financial Services--
Real Estate--
Consumer Defensive--
Healthcare--
Utilities--
Communication Services--
Energy--
Industrials--
Technology--

Asset Allocation - FICAX

as of 03/31/2014
By PercentShort0%LongNet
Stock--
 
 
0.000.00
Bond--
 
 
98.8298.82
Other--
 
 
0.000.00
Foreign Stock--
 
 
0.000.00
Foreign Bond--
 
 
0.000.00
Total--98.8298.82
Cash--
 
 
1.181.18
Total Net Assets$46.65M
Total Stock Holdings0
Total Bond Holdings47

Bond Credit Quality - FICAX

as of 03/31/2014
AAA5.20%
AA42.40%
A49.00%
BBB3.40%
BB0.00%
B0.00%
Below B0.00%
Not Rated0.00%

Top Ten Holdings - FICAX

as of 03/31/2014
CompanyYTD Return% of Assets
California St Go Bds 5%--4.41%
San Bernardino Calif Cmnty Col Go B 6.5%--2.68%
California St Pub Wks Brd Leas Rev Bd 5%--2.56%
California St Pub Wks Brd Leas Lease 5%--2.55%
California Health Facs Fing Au Rev 6.5%--2.45%
San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Sec 5.25%--2.45%
San Francisco Calif Mun Transn Rev Bd 5%--2.43%
San Joaquin Cnty Calif Transn Sale 5.75%--2.41%
Imperial Calif Irr Dist 6.25%--2.40%
Tuolumne Wind Proj Auth 5.625%--2.38%

Valuation & Growth - FICAX

as of 03/31/2014
ValuationFICAXCategory Range
Price/Earnings--
Price/Book--
Price/Sales--
Price/Cash Flow--
Dividend Yield
LT Earnings
Historical Earnings
Sales Growth
Cash-Flow Growth
Book-Value Growth
Key:  Lo 
 Hi

Morningstar Summary - FICAX, 3 Year

Rate Sensitivity
High
Mid
Low
Ratingvs Category
Overall
RiskAvg
ReturnLow
Key:  Lo 
 Hi

Tax Analysis - FICAX, 3 Year Avg

Pretax Return6.48%
Tax-adjusted Return4.40%
Tax Cost Ratio0.00%
Potential Cap Gains5.37%

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