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EVUBX Wells Fargo Util and Telecomms B

  • Fund
  • EVUBX
  • Price as of: May 04, 2017
  • $20.33
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.05%
  • Category
  • Utilities Equities

EVUBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.1%
  • Net Assets $390 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 57.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.33
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.95%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 5.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2009-06-30

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • 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 B
  • 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.

EVUBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EVUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.8% -10.4% 17.9% 89.58% 5
1 Yr 8.0% -2.1% 20.5% 93.75% 5
3 Yr 5.1% * 5.1% 12.5% 100.00% 5
5 Yr 9.1% * 2.5% 11.0% 34.78% 2
10 Yr 4.9% * 4.9% 14.8% 100.00% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 11.2% -15.8% 11.2% 2.13% 1
2017 -9.7% -9.7% 16.5% 97.87% 5
2016 14.3% -0.4% 17.3% 19.15% 1
2015 15.5% -40.3% 15.5% 2.13% 1
2014 6.2% -10.4% 22.8% 65.96% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EVUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.8% -10.4% 17.9% 89.58% 5
1 Yr 3.0% -3.1% 20.5% 95.83% 5
3 Yr 4.2% * 4.2% 12.5% 100.00% 5
5 Yr 8.8% * 2.5% 11.0% 30.43% 2
10 Yr 4.9% * 4.9% 14.8% 100.00% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 11.9% -15.8% 11.9% 2.13% 1
2017 -8.9% -8.9% 16.5% 97.87% 5
2016 15.8% 0.0% 22.9% 25.53% 2
2015 18.1% -22.6% 18.1% 2.13% 1
2014 8.6% 0.0% 29.8% 95.74% 5

NAV & Total Return History

EVUBX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2017

Concentration Analysis

EVUBX Category Low Category High EVUBX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 390 M 24 M 6.25 B 25.00% 4
Number of Holdings 42 28 630 20.83% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 227 M 8.89 M 2.98 B 22.92% 4
Weighting of Top 10 57.9% 26.6% 71.3% 10.42% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Edison International 6.62%
  2. Sempra Energy 5.63%
  3. NextEra Energy Inc 5.52%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 6.06%
  5. CMS Energy Corp 6.82%
  6. Alliant Energy Corp 5.85%
  7. PNM Resources Inc 5.56%
  8. Eversource Energy 6.36%
  9. Dominion Resources Inc 5.15%
  10. Comcast Corp Class A 4.30%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High EVUBX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.21% 21.23% 99.92% 33.33% 5
Cash
3.48% 0.00% 10.17% 14.58% 2
Preferred Stocks
1.31% 0.00% 2.74% 6.25% 2
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 EVUBX % Rank Quintile
Utilities
71.32% 0.82% 98.95% 22.92% 3
Communication Services
9.49% 0.00% 27.07% 14.58% 3
Financial Services
8.32% 0.00% 15.96% 4.17% 1
Real Estate
4.78% 0.00% 11.42% 4.17% 1
Energy
0.90% 0.00% 26.14% 35.42% 5
Industrials
0.30% 0.00% 13.32% 18.75% 2
Technology
0.07% 0.00% 4.77% 18.75% 2
Consumer Cyclical
0.02% 0.00% 2.48% 6.25% 1
Healthcare
0.01% 0.00% 3.70% 6.25% 1
Consumer Defense
0.01% 0.00% 1.28% 4.17% 1
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.73% 18.75% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EVUBX % Rank Quintile
US
94.70% 18.88% 99.92% 16.67% 2
Non US
0.51% 0.00% 50.62% 31.25% 5

EVUBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EVUBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.95% 0.10% 2.55% 8.33% 5
Management Fee 0.65% 0.08% 1.00% 12.50% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.00% 5.88% 4
Administrative Fee 0.21% 0.03% 0.25% 9.09% 4

Sales Fees

EVUBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EVUBX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 5.00% 1.00% 5.00% 8.33% 5

Trading Fees

EVUBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EVUBX 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.

EVUBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EVUBX Rank Quintile
Turnover 15.00% 1.00% 507.00% 27.08% 2

EVUBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EVUBX Category Low Category High EVUBX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.06% 2.48% 83.33% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

EVUBX Category Low Category High EVUBX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.16% 0.69% 3.68% 77.08% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

EVUBX - Managers

Timothy P. O'Brien

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2002

Tenure

14.26

Tenure Rank

7.8%

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