TCW Dividend Focused Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 3 3 5
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B- (Buy)

#51 in Large Value

U.S. News evaluated 326 Large Value 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 21.64 percent over the past year, 13.69 percent over the past three years, 25.04 percent over the past five years, and 6.74 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -0.9%
1 Year 21.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 13.7%
5 Years (Annualized) 25.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.7%

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Summary

The investment seeks to realize a high level of dividend income consistent with prudent investment management; capital appreciation is a secondary objective. The fund invests (except when maintaining a temporary defensive position) at least 80% of the value of its net assets in equity securities of companies that have a record of paying dividends. Equity securities include common and preferred stock; rights or warrants to purchase common or preferred stock; securities convertible into common or preferred stock such as convertible preferred stock, bonds or debentures; American Depository Receipts (ADRs); and other securities with equity characteristics.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
TCW Dividend Focused Fund has an expense ratio of 1.11 percent.

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Risk

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

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