Allspring Short-Term Municipal Bond’s team is sizable and experienced, but the approach employs myriad levers, which challenges repeatability in the hands of a recently reshuffled management group. The strategy’s cheaper share classes earn a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral, while its priciest share class earns a Negative.
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