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Wells Fargo Utility and Telecommunications Fund

mutual fund
EVUAX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$20.73 +0.28 +0%
primary theme
Utilities Sector Equity
EVUAX (Mutual Fund)

Wells Fargo Utility and Telecommunications Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$20.73 +0.28 +0%
primary theme
Utilities Sector Equity
EVUAX (Mutual Fund)
Wells Fargo Utility and Telecommunications Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$20.73 +0.28 +0%
primary theme
Utilities Sector Equity
share class

EVUAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.9%
  • Net Assets $437 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 55.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.45
$17.03
$24.94

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.17%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 49.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Utilities Sector Equity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Utilities

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Overview

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Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$19.54

+1.56%

$6.26 B

2.79%

$0.54

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-0.71%

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$68.92

+1.70%

$5.73 B

3.22%

$2.18

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0.10%

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$16.19

+1.00%

$3.36 B

1.54%

$0.25

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1.31%

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$23.12

+1.14%

$3.21 B

1.75%

$0.40

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1.63%

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$7.76

+1.04%

$1.94 B

10.53%

$0.81

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2.11%

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Overview

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Income Profile

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Allocations

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$62.38

-0.38%

$11.93 B

3.15%

$1.97

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-0.51%

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$136.81

-0.46%

$5.73 B

3.16%

$4.35

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-0.30%

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$40.51

-0.32%

$1.13 B

3.07%

$1.25

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-0.17%

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$77.26

-0.41%

$776.91 M

2.94%

$2.28

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-0.44%

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$98.77

-0.63%

$221.38 M

2.96%

$2.94

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-1.28%

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EVUAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.42%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Wells Fargo Utility and Telecommunications Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jan 04, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kent Newcomb

Fund Description

The fund invests at at least 80% of its net assets in common, preferred and convertible preferred stocks of utility and telecommunications companies. It up to 20% of the fund's net assets in dividend-paying equity securities of non-utility and non-telecommunications companies. The fund invests up to 25% of its total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers, including ADRs and similar investments and up to 10% of its total assets in emerging market equity securities. It is non-diversified.


EVUAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.3% -1.6% 6.4% 96.92%
1 Yr 4.2% -10.6% 25.3% 27.69%
3 Yr 11.1%* -1.3% 17.4% 7.81%
5 Yr 11.9%* 3.0% 15.9% 15.87%
10 Yr 10.9%* 3.8% 11.6% 27.59%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -8.5% -52.1% 22.0% 69.23%
2019 7.2% 1.6% 32.5% 96.88%
2018 1.2% -22.9% 4.1% 18.03%
2017 11.7% -6.4% 16.0% 21.67%
2016 11.1% -0.4% 19.4% 44.83%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.3% -1.6% 6.4% 96.92%
1 Yr -1.8% -10.6% 25.3% 58.46%
3 Yr 8.9%* -1.3% 17.4% 42.19%
5 Yr 10.6%* 3.0% 15.9% 53.97%
10 Yr 10.2%* 3.8% 11.6% 39.66%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -8.5% -52.1% 22.0% 69.23%
2019 7.2% 4.1% 32.5% 96.88%
2018 3.3% -22.9% 5.1% 19.67%
2017 13.7% -3.7% 17.9% 30.00%
2016 12.6% -0.4% 23.7% 56.90%

NAV & Total Return History


EVUAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank
Net Assets 437 M 3.37 M 11.9 B 69.23%
Number of Holdings 35 23 297 80.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 247 M 1.67 M 7.5 B 69.23%
Weighting of Top 10 55.48% 26.3% 67.2% 27.69%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. NextEra Energy Inc 11.75%
  2. Wells Fargo Government MMkt Select 6.80%
  3. Visa Inc Class A 5.90%
  4. Eversource Energy 5.88%
  5. Dominion Energy Inc 5.41%
  6. American Water Works Co Inc 5.08%
  7. Comcast Corp Class A 5.07%
  8. American Electric Power Co Inc 4.88%
  9. Duke Energy Corp 4.51%
  10. CMS Energy Corp 3.89%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EVUAX % Rank
Stocks
93.20% 76.15% 142.44% 95.38%
Cash
6.80% -42.44% 19.72% 9.23%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.66% 50.77%
Other
0.00% -37.93% 1.78% 41.54%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 35.38%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 23.32% 52.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EVUAX % Rank
Utilities
75.47% 36.04% 100.00% 76.92%
Financial Services
9.79% 0.00% 9.79% 6.15%
Communication Services
8.87% 0.00% 63.96% 35.38%
Technology
2.47% 0.00% 6.18% 9.23%
Healthcare
1.15% 0.00% 1.15% 6.15%
Consumer Cyclical
0.63% 0.00% 4.63% 7.69%
Consumer Defense
0.60% 0.00% 9.98% 7.69%
Energy
0.52% 0.00% 26.52% 70.77%
Real Estate
0.50% 0.00% 12.29% 36.92%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 24.67% 52.31%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 6.80% 58.46%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EVUAX % Rank
US
93.20% 15.98% 104.48% 55.38%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 75.26% 76.92%

EVUAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.17% 0.08% 3.15% 41.54%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.03% 1.00% 70.77%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 9.38%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.26% 66.67%

Sales Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 30.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 49.00% 3.00% 169.00% 73.44%

EVUAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.60% 50.77%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Quarterly Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.42% 0.57% 7.57% 86.15%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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EVUAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kent Newcomb


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 15, 2019

1.21

1.2%

Mr. Newcomb joined Wells Capital Management in 2018. Prior to 2018, Mr. Newcomb worked at Wells Fargo Advisors or an affiliate since 2011. Mr. Newcomb is a portfolio manager of the Wells Fargo Asset Management Compass Equity team, where he manages the Managed DSIP plan portfolios.

Jack Spudich


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 15, 2019

1.21

1.2%

Mr. Spudich joined Wells Capital Management in 2018. Prior to 2018, Mr. Spudich was employed by Wells Fargo Advisors since 2009. Mr. Spudich is a portfolio manager and team leader of the Wells Fargo Asset Management Compass Equity team, where he co-manages the managed DSIP, current equity income, and income multi-asset portfolios.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.34 22.02 8.35 6.68