The investment seeks long-term growth of capital.
The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies with substantial natural resource assets. Under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its assets in companies with substantial natural resource assets or in securities the value of which is related to the market value of some natural resource asset. The fund normally invests in a portfolio consisting of companies in a variety of natural resource related sectors, such as energy, chemicals, oil, gas, paper, mining, steel or agricultural products. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks capital appreciation.
The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in securities of companies principally engaged in the energy field, including the conventional areas of oil, gas, electricity, and coal, and newer sources of energy such as nuclear, geothermal, oil shale, and solar power. It invests in domestic and foreign issuers. The fund invests primarily in common stocks. It uses fundamental analysis of factors such as each issuer's financial condition and industry position, as well as market and economic conditions to select investments. The fund is non-diversified.