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Fund EVUCX Wells Fargo Util and Telecomms C VPU Vanguard Utilities ETF XLU Utilities Select Sector SPDR® ETF  
100% 91% 90%
Annual Fees
(1.90% Exp. Ratio)
(0.10% Exp. Ratio)
(0.14% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.73% annual return
$29,929.77 $51,641.38 $51,024.65
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$21,711.61 +$21,094.88
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 12.28%
3 YR 7.05%
5 YR 10.52%
10 YR 6.39%
1 YR RETURN 18.81%
3 YR 13.23%
5 YR 12.38%
10 YR 7.99%
1 YR RETURN 17.15%
3 YR 13.39%
5 YR 11.91%
10 YR 7.68%
The investment seeks total return, consisting of current income and capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in common, preferred and convertible preferred stocks and investment grade bonds or convertible debentures of utility (water, gas, electric) and telecommunications companies. It invests up to 35% of the fund's total assets in convertible debentures of utility and telecommunications companies. It 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)/Utilities 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the utilities 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 provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in the Utilities Select Sector Index. In seeking to track the performance of the index, the fund employs a replication strategy. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes securities of companies from the following industries: electric utilities; water utilities; multi-utilities; independent power producers and energy traders; and gas utilities. The fund is non-diversified.

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