Alger Health Sciences Portfolio

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 1 5 3 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

#28 in Health

U.S. News evaluated 33 Health 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 27.96 percent over the past year, 16.23 percent over the past three years, 16.97 percent over the past five years, and 11.12 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 9.5%
1 Year 28.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 16.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 17.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 11.1%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies of any market capitalization that are engaged in the health sciences sector. It can also invest in derivative instruments.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Alger Health Sciences Portfolio has an expense ratio of 1.35 percent.

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Risk

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

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