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#12 in Moderate Allocation
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The fund has returned 20.89 percent over the past year, 12.54 percent over the past three years, 15.63 percent over the past five years, and 8.29 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||20.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||15.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.3%|
The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income and long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in income-producing equity securities, including dividend-paying common and preferred stocks and convertible securities. It also may invest up to 20% of its net assets in a broad range of non-convertible fixed-income securities without limitation as to maturity.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Northern Income Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.00 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.