GAMCO Global Telecommunications Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 3 2 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D (Sell)

#7 in Communications

U.S. News evaluated 8 Communications Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 20.00 percent over the past year, 6.51 percent over the past three years, 15.39 percent over the past five years, and 6.28 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -3.3%
1 Year 20.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 6.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.4%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide investors with appreciation of capital; current income is a secondary objective. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in common stocks of companies in the telecommunications industry which the investment adviser believes are likely to have rapid growth in revenues and earnings and potential for above average capital appreciation or are undervalued. It invests in securities of issuers, or related investments thereof, located in at least three countries, and at least 40% of the fund's total net assets is invested in securities of non-U.S. issuers or related investments thereof. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
GAMCO Global Telecommunications Fund has an expense ratio of 1.70 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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