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Fund BENFX Baron Energy and Resources Retail VDE Vanguard Energy ETF RYE Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Wt Energy ETF  
100% 87% 88%
Annual Fees
(1.35% Exp. Ratio)
(0.10% Exp. Ratio)
(0.40% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.73% annual return
$35,338.12 $51,557.93 $47,109.77
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$16,219.80 +$11,771.64
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 28.02%
3 YR -8.71%
5 YR -2.04%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 28.96%
3 YR -3.74%
5 YR 3.03%
10 YR 3.98%
1 YR RETURN 37.82%
3 YR -5.78%
5 YR 2.33%
10 YR 3.90%
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund is a non-diversified fund that, under normal circumstances, invests 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the form of common stock of U.S. and non-U.S. energy and resources companies and related companies and energy and resources master limited partnerships ("MLPs") of any market capitalization. Non-U.S. securities include securities that the Adviser determines are "non-U.S." based on the consideration of an issuer's domicile, its principal place of business, its primary stock exchange listing, the source of its revenue or other factors. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Energy 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the energy sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the performance of the S&P 500® Equal Weight Index Energy Total Return (the "underlying index"). The underlying index is an unmanaged equal weighted version of the S&P 500® Energy Index that consists of the common stocks of the following industries: oil and gas exploration, production, marketing, refining and/or transportation and energy equipment and services industries that comprise the Energy sector of the S&P 500® Index. The fund is non-diversified.

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