Communications

Communications portfolios concentrate on telecommunications and media companies of various kinds. Most buy some combination of cable television, wireless-communications, and communications-equipment firms as well as traditional phone companies. A few favor entertainment firms, mainly broadcasters, film studios, publishers, and on-line service providers. Morningstar®

#1 Putnam Global Telecommunication Fund (PGBZX)

Performance (1-yr.): 21.99% Expenses: 1.36%
Performance (1-mo.): 2.43% Total Assets: $26.53M
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#2 T. Rowe Price Media And Telecommunications Fund (PRMTX)

Performance (1-yr.): 28.59% Expenses: 0.81%
Performance (1-mo.): 4.90% Total Assets: $3.44B
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#3 Fidelity® Select Wireless Portfolio (FWRLX)

Performance (1-yr.): 20.53% Expenses: 0.90%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.28% Total Assets: $286.65M
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#4 DWS Communications Fund (TISHX)

Performance (1-yr.): 18.85% Expenses: 1.64%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.29% Total Assets: $129.02M
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#5 Fidelity® Select Telecommunications Portfolio (FTUAX)

Performance (1-yr.): 15.26% Expenses: 1.18%
Performance (1-mo.): 2.81% Total Assets: $359.46M
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#6 Wireless Fund (WIREX)

Performance (1-yr.): 17.42% Expenses: 1.96%
Performance (1-mo.): 2.55% Total Assets: $3.01M
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#7 GAMCO Global Telecommunications Fund (GTCAX)

Performance (1-yr.): 18.04% Expenses: 1.70%
Performance (1-mo.): 1.42% Total Assets: $129.06M
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#8 Rydex Series Trust Telecommunications Fund (RYTLX)

Performance (1-yr.): 12.80% Expenses: 1.61%
Performance (1-mo.): 1.26% Total Assets: $4.14M
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Top Performing Communications Funds As of 04.22.2014

Fidelity® Select Telecommunications Portfolio (FTUAX)

Total Return: 2.81%

GAMCO Global Telecommunications Fund (GTCAX)

Total Return: 1.42%

Rydex Series Trust Telecommunications Fund (RYTLX)

Total Return: 1.26%

T. Rowe Price Media And Telecommunications Fund (PRMTX)

Total Return: 28.59%

Putnam Global Telecommunication Fund (PGBZX)

Total Return: 21.99%

Fidelity® Select Wireless Portfolio (FWRLX)

Total Return: 20.53%

T. Rowe Price Media And Telecommunications Fund (PRMTX)

Total Return: 16.48%

Putnam Global Telecommunication Fund (PGBZX)

Total Return: 14.68%

DWS Communications Fund (TISHX)

Total Return: 11.36%

* Annualized