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.): 32.02% Expenses: 1.36%
Performance (1-mo.): 3.81% Total Assets: $26.82M
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#2 T. Rowe Price Media And Telecommunications Fund (PRMTX)

Performance (1-yr.): 39.58% Expenses: 0.81%
Performance (1-mo.): 5.63% Total Assets: $3.26B
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#3 Fidelity® Select Wireless Portfolio (FWRLX)

Performance (1-yr.): 24.11% Expenses: 0.90%
Performance (1-mo.): 2.72% Total Assets: $290.01M
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#4 DWS Communications Fund (TISHX)

Performance (1-yr.): 23.89% Expenses: 1.64%
Performance (1-mo.): 1.76% Total Assets: $131.03M
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#5 Wireless Fund (WIREX)

Performance (1-yr.): 22.37% Expenses: 1.96%
Performance (1-mo.): 3.52% Total Assets: $3.13M
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#6 Fidelity® Select Telecommunications Portfolio (FTUAX)

Performance (1-yr.): 15.98% Expenses: 1.18%
Performance (1-mo.): 0.66% Total Assets: $364.23M
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#7 GAMCO Global Telecommunications Fund (GTCAX)

Performance (1-yr.): 20.00% Expenses: 1.70%
Performance (1-mo.): 1.48% Total Assets: $129.06M
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#8 Rydex Series Trust Telecommunications Fund (RYTLX)

Performance (1-yr.): 12.63% Expenses: 1.61%
Performance (1-mo.): 2.40% Total Assets: $4.13M
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Top Performing Communications Funds As of 03.05.2014

T. Rowe Price Media And Telecommunications Fund (PRMTX)

Total Return: 5.63%

Putnam Global Telecommunication Fund (PGBZX)

Total Return: 3.81%

Wireless Fund (WIREX)

Total Return: 3.52%

T. Rowe Price Media And Telecommunications Fund (PRMTX)

Total Return: 39.58%

Putnam Global Telecommunication Fund (PGBZX)

Total Return: 32.02%

Fidelity® Select Wireless Portfolio (FWRLX)

Total Return: 24.11%

T. Rowe Price Media And Telecommunications Fund (PRMTX)

Total Return: 18.53%

Putnam Global Telecommunication Fund (PGBZX)

Total Return: 16.08%

DWS Communications Fund (TISHX)

Total Return: 11.38%

* Annualized