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FRUSX Franklin Utilities C

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Fund FRUSX Franklin Utilities C FUTY Fidelity® MSCI Utilities ETF FXU First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX® ETF  
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100% 95% 88%
Annual Fees
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$130.05
(1.23% Exp. Ratio)
$8.88
(0.08% Exp. Ratio)
$65.55
(0.62% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.73% annual return
$36,741.30 $51,934.28 $44,194.95
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$15,192.98 +$7,453.65
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 13.40%
3 YR 9.47%
5 YR 9.70%
10 YR 6.71%
1 YR RETURN 14.57%
3 YR 11.08%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 17.39%
3 YR 11.58%
5 YR 11.17%
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks capital appreciation and current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of public utilities companies. These are companies that provide electricity, natural gas, water, and communications services to the public and companies that provide services to public utilities companies. It concentrates (invests more than 25% of its total assets) in companies operating in the utilities industry. The fund invests primarily in equity securities, which consist mainly of common stocks.
The investment seeks to provide investment returns that correspond, before fees and expenses, generally to the performance of the MSCI USA IMI Utilities Index. The fund invests at least 80% of assets in securities included in the fund's underlying index. The fund's underlying index is the MSCI USA IMI Utilities Index, which represents the performance of the utilities sector in the U.S. equity market. It may or may not hold all of the securities in the MSCI USA IMI Utilities Index. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the StrataQuant® Utilities Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is a modified equal-dollar weighted index designed by NYSE to objectively identify and select stocks from the Russell 1000® Index in the utilities sector that may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive-style indices through the use of the AlphaDEX® selection methodology.

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