Wells Fargo Advantage Utility&Telecom A
(EVUAX)
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17.60
+0.25
+1.44%
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Previous Close

17.35

Net Assets

328.87M

Yield

1.72%

Front load

5.75

Expenses

1.14%

Category

Utilities

Morningstar Risk

Below Average

Morningstar Rating ★★★
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Performance
Returns %
Key statistics
  • Composition
  • Performance
  • Top Holdings
  • Top Rated Funds
  • Fund vs. Category
Quarterly Returns
  • Annual

  • EVUAX

  • Category

    • 2013

    • 18.24%

    • -

    • 2012

    • 8.93%

    • -

    • 2011

    • 16.20%

    • -

    • 2010

    • 3.05%

    • -

    • 2013

    • 2012

    • 2011

      • Q1

      • 11.13%

      • 2.64%

      • 6.49%

      • Q2

      • -0.89%

      • 2.66%

      • 3.84%

      • Q3

      • 2.77%

      • 4.02%

      • -5.05%

      • Q4

      • 4.46%

      • -0.62%

      • 10.67%

      Composition
      Sector Weightings
      Equity Investment Style
      The two dimensions of the Fund Style box measure the average size of companies that have been in the FUND, from the top to bottom, and the average valuation characteristics of the FUND's past stock holdings, from left to right.
      • Name

      • % Portfolio Weight

      • Shares Held

      • Change

        • Sempra Energy

        • 5.43

        • 230,000

        • 0

        • Edison International

        • 5.27

        • 400,000

        • 0

        • ITC Holdings Corp

        • 5.20

        • 625,000

        • 0

        • NextEra Energy Inc

        • 5.05

        • 230,000

        • 0

        • Northeast Utilities

        • 4.60

        • 450,000

        • 0

        • CMS Energy Corp

        • 4.43

        • 650,000

        • 0

        • Visa Inc Class A

        • 4.26

        • 90,000

        • 0

        • National Fuel Gas Co

        • 4.26

        • 250,000

        • 0

        • Alliant Energy Corp

        • 3.91

        • 300,000

        • 0

        • Williams Companies Inc

        • 3.58

        • 270,000

        • 0

        • Name

        • Rating

        • YTD Return %

          • MFS® Utilities A Load Waived

          • ★★★★★
          • 9.20

          • Prudential Jennison Utility R

          • ★★★★★
          • 16.12

          • Prudential Jennison Utility A LW

          • ★★★★★
          • 16.26

          • Prudential Jennison Utility Z

          • ★★★★★
          • 16.59

          • Hennessy Gas Utility Index Investor

          • ★★★★★
          • 14.73

          • MFS® Utilities I

          • ★★★★★
          • 9.43

          • MFS® Utilities R2

          • ★★★★
          • 9.03

          • MFS® Utilities R4

          • ★★★★
          • 9.45

          • MFS® Utilities B

          • ★★★★
          • 8.59

          • Franklin Utilities Adv

          • ★★★★
          • 16.50

          • Name

          • EVUAX

          • Category

            • Expense Ratio

            • 1.14%

            • 1.28%

            • Net Assets

            • 328.87M

            • 368.69M

            • Dividend Yield

            • 2.77%

            • 3.45

            • Price/Book

            • 2.18

            • 1.85

            • Price/Sales

            • 2.29

            • 1.53

            • Price/Cash Flow

            • 7.14

            • 7.08

            Profile

            Name of Issuer

            Wells Fargo Advantage

            Fund Style

            Open

            Fund Manager

            Timothy O'Brien

            Investment Style

            Medium Value

            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. The fund invests up to 30% of its total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers, including ADRs and similar investments; and up to 20% of the fund's total assets in emerging market equity securities. It is non-diversified.

            Purchase Information

            Initial Purchase 1,000
            Initial Purchase: IRA 250
            Initial Purchase: AIP 50
            Front load 5.75
            Back Load 5.75

            Inception

            1/4/1994