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The fund has returned -1.78 percent over the past year, 4.14 percent over the past three years, and 10.71 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-2.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||10.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks a high level of income with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. The fund primarily invests at least 80% of its assets in income-producing securities (such as debt securities, preferred stocks, high dividend-bearing common shares and common and preferred shares of closed-end investment companies). It will invest in shares of closed-end funds and convertible securities of large, small and mid-sized companies. The fund will invest only in securities of companies with market capitalizations of more than $500 million, except that the fund may invest in closed-end funds with market capitalizations of less than that amount.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Ancora Income Fund has an expense ratio of 1.75 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.