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EVUAX Wells Fargo Util and Telecomms A

  • Fund
  • EVUAX
  • Price as of: Apr 22, 2019
  • $23.82
  • - $0.01
  • - 0.04%
  • Category
  • Utilities Equities

EVUAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.2%
  • Net Assets $405 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 71.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.82
$19.85
$24.27

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.17%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Utilities Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Utilities

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • 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 Timothy P. O'Brien

Fund Description

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.

EVUAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 11.2% -10.4% 17.9% 29.17% 2
1 Yr 19.6% -2.1% 20.5% 18.75% 1
3 Yr 10.6% * 5.1% 12.5% 19.57% 1
5 Yr 8.2% * 2.5% 11.0% 50.00% 3
10 Yr 12.1% * 4.9% 14.8% 64.44% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 1.2% -15.8% 11.2% 14.89% 1
2017 11.7% -9.7% 16.5% 25.53% 2
2016 11.1% -0.4% 17.3% 36.17% 2
2015 -9.8% -40.3% 15.5% 29.79% 2
2014 14.2% -10.4% 22.8% 29.79% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 11.2% -10.4% 17.9% 29.17% 2
1 Yr 12.7% -3.1% 20.5% 66.67% 4
3 Yr 8.5% * 4.2% 12.5% 65.22% 4
5 Yr 6.9% * 2.5% 11.0% 63.04% 4
10 Yr 11.4% * 4.9% 14.8% 77.78% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 1.2% -15.8% 11.9% 14.89% 1
2017 11.7% -8.9% 16.5% 25.53% 2
2016 12.5% 0.0% 22.9% 38.30% 2
2015 -8.3% -22.6% 18.1% 42.55% 3
2014 17.1% 0.0% 29.8% 59.57% 3

NAV & Total Return History

EVUAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 405 M 24 M 6.25 B 22.92% 4
Number of Holdings 28 28 630 33.33% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 280 M 8.89 M 2.98 B 18.75% 4
Weighting of Top 10 71.3% 26.6% 71.3% 2.08% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Sempra Energy 6.13%
  2. NextEra Energy Inc 8.36%
  3. Visa Inc Class A 10.17%
  4. CMS Energy Corp 8.30%
  5. Alliant Energy Corp 6.86%
  6. PNM Resources Inc 6.67%
  7. Eversource Energy 7.55%
  8. Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 6.61%
  9. American Water Works Co Inc 5.17%
  10. Mastercard Inc A 5.43%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.90% 21.23% 99.92% 25.00% 4
Preferred Stocks
2.74% 0.00% 2.74% 2.08% 1
Cash
1.36% 0.00% 10.17% 25.00% 4
Other
0.00% 0.00% 1.99% 10.42% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.44% 6.25% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 68.05% 8.33% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank Quintile
Utilities
63.11% 0.82% 98.95% 29.17% 4
Communication Services
16.25% 0.00% 27.07% 8.33% 2
Financial Services
15.96% 0.00% 15.96% 2.08% 1
Industrials
0.59% 0.00% 13.32% 14.58% 2
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 4.77% 20.83% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 11.42% 14.58% 5
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.70% 8.33% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 26.14% 39.58% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 1.28% 6.25% 5
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.48% 8.33% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.73% 18.75% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank Quintile
US
95.05% 18.88% 99.92% 14.58% 2
Non US
0.85% 0.00% 50.62% 25.00% 4

EVUAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.17% 0.10% 2.55% 47.92% 3
Management Fee 0.65% 0.08% 1.00% 12.50% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 23.53% 1
Administrative Fee 0.21% 0.03% 0.25% 9.09% 4

Sales Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EVUAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 10.00% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EVUAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover 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 Low Category High EVUAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 7.00% 1.00% 507.00% 31.25% 2

EVUAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.5% 0.06% 2.48% 29.17% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Semi-Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.60% 0.69% 3.68% 62.50% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

EVUAX - Managers

Timothy P. O'Brien

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2002

Tenure

16.26

Tenure Rank

5.9%

Tim Obrien. Mr. O’Brien co-founded Crow Point Partners in 2006 and is the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. Mr. O’Brien is the lead portfolio manager. He has also worked at Loomis Sayles and PNC Bank. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, from which he received his MBA. Mr. O’Brien is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

27.1

Category Average

10.8

Category Mode

4.3