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Fund VCSTX VALIC Company I Science & Technology FSCSX Fidelity® Select Software & IT Svcs Port PRGTX T. Rowe Price Global Technology  
100% 86% 87%
Annual Fees
(0.99% Exp. Ratio)
(0.77% Exp. Ratio)
(0.91% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.69% annual return
$39,069.02 $41,759.04 $40,027.23
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,690.01 +$958.21
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 23.30%
3 YR 14.96%
5 YR 18.23%
10 YR 11.01%
1 YR RETURN 26.20%
3 YR 15.17%
5 YR 21.37%
10 YR 13.84%
1 YR RETURN 29.39%
3 YR 23.98%
5 YR 24.80%
10 YR 15.38%
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net 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 its total assets in foreign securities. The fund may invest up to 30% of its total assets in companies organized or headquartered in emerging market countries, but no more than 20% of its total assets may be invested in any one emerging market country.
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in common stocks. It normally invests at least 80% of assets in securities of companies principally engaged in research, design, production, or distribution of products or processes that relate to software or information-based services. The fund invests in domestic and foreign issuers. 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.
The investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in the common stocks of companies the managers expect to generate a majority of their revenues from the development, advancement, and use of technology. It normally seeks to invest in at least 5 countries and allocate 25% of the fund's asset in stocks of companies outside the U.S.

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