3 / 5 Stars
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1 (Strong Buy)
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The fund has returned 4.39 percent over the past year, 9.53 percent over the past three years, 6.08 percent over the past five years, and 8.17 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||8.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||9.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||6.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.2%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in the common stocks of companies that are expected to benefit from the development, advancement, and use of science and/or technology. It may invest up to 50% of total assets in foreign securities. The fund may invest up to 20% of assets in companies organized or headquartered in emerging market countries, but no more than 15% of assets may be invested in any one emerging market country.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
VALIC Company I Science & Technology Fund has an expense ratio of 1.01 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.