5 / 5 Stars
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U.S. News evaluated 34 Health 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 41.60 percent over the past year, 27.58 percent over the past three years, 23.85 percent over the past five years, and 16.45 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||40.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||27.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||23.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||16.5%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its investable assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies within the health sciences sector. It will invest in securities of issuers among a number of different countries throughout the world, one of which may be the United States. The portfolio managers use fundamental and quantitative analyses to select individual securities, and they may invest more than 5% of the fund's assets in any one issuer. The fund participates in the initial public offering (IPO) market. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Prudential Jennison Health Sciences has an expense ratio of 1.48 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.