Nationwide Bailard Technology and Science Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 2 4 5
Zacks Investment Research
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Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B+ (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 51 Technology 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 26.79 percent over the past year, 11.55 percent over the past three years, 20.49 percent over the past five years, and 6.61 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 2.3%
1 Year 26.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 11.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 20.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund will, under normal market conditions, invest its assets primarily in common stocks that the subadviser believes have superior sales and earnings growth potential located in the United States and abroad. It will invest at least 80% of its net assets in established companies in the technology and science sectors, including in established companies in the semiconductor, semiconductor equipment, hardware, software, services, communications, biotechnology medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors, and may invest in other sectors if determined to be in the shareholders' best interests.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Nationwide Bailard Technology and Science Fund has an expense ratio of 2.05 percent.

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Risk

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

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