3 / 5 Stars
2 2 3 1 5
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
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.
The fund has returned 24.00 percent over the past year, 8.60 percent over the past three years, 12.34 percent over the past five years, and 6.99 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||21.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||12.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.0%|
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 are High compared to funds in the same category.
GAMCO Global Telecommunications Fund has an expense ratio of 2.45 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.