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FTEBX Deutsche Communications B

  • Fund
  • FTEBX
  • Price as of: Feb 10, 2016
  • $21.34
  • - $0.09
  • - 0.42%
  • Category
  • Communications Equities

FTEBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.3%
  • Net Assets $115 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 64.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.34
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.65%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 35.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2010-03-01

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.88%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Deutsche Communications Fund
  • Fund Family Name Deutsche Asset & Wealth Mngt
  • Inception Date Jan 03, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Brendan M. O'Neill

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of net assets in securities of companies in the communications field. It normally focuses on the securities of U.S. and foreign companies that are engaged in the research, development, manufacture or sale of communications services, technology, equipment or products. The fund may invest in common stocks and other dividend or interest paying securities, such as convertible securities (both preferred stocks and bonds), bonds and short-term cash equivalents. It is non-diversified.

FTEBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -3.5% -3.5% 19.0% 100.00% 5
1 Yr 1.3% -10.3% 9.2% 60.87% 3
3 Yr 7.7% * -4.3% 17.2% 21.74% 1
5 Yr 7.3% * -4.2% 11.1% 13.04% 1
10 Yr 2.6% * 2.6% 16.6% 100.00% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 0.4% -25.2% 2.5% 8.70% 1
2017 N/A -15.7% 29.9% N/A N/A
2016 N/A -4.2% 19.1% N/A N/A
2015 N/A -13.0% 8.5% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -13.6% 9.6% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -3.5% -3.5% 19.0% 100.00% 5
1 Yr -2.7% -10.3% 9.2% 65.22% 4
3 Yr 6.8% * -4.3% 17.2% 21.74% 1
5 Yr 7.0% * -2.8% 12.9% 17.39% 1
10 Yr 2.6% * 2.6% 18.9% 100.00% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 0.4% -25.2% 2.5% 8.70% 1
2017 N/A -15.7% 29.9% N/A N/A
2016 N/A -4.2% 21.9% N/A N/A
2015 N/A -10.4% 12.4% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -5.3% 19.7% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

FTEBX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2015

Concentration Analysis

FTEBX Category Low Category High FTEBX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 115 M 4.24 M 5.56 B 34.78% 3
Number of Holdings 48 22 154 21.74% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 70.5 M 2.25 M 2.79 B 34.78% 3
Weighting of Top 10 64.3% 33.3% 72.5% 26.09% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. AT&T Inc 13.50%
  2. Verizon Communications Inc 12.53%
  3. Comcast Corp Class A 4.63%
  4. Vodafone Group PLC 7.44%
  5. BT Group PLC 4.80%
  6. Deutsche Telekom AG 6.10%
  7. Telefonica SA 3.84%
  8. Cisco Systems Inc 3.47%
  9. Orange SA 3.45%
  10. T-Mobile US Inc 4.58%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FTEBX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.90% 91.14% 99.90% 34.78% 4
Cash
1.10% 0.00% 4.60% 21.74% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.14% 8.70% 5
Other
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 8.70% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.35% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 7.60% 8.70% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FTEBX % Rank Quintile
Communication Services
87.70% 2.91% 94.21% 13.04% 2
Technology
10.22% 1.88% 96.40% 39.13% 4
Consumer Cyclical
0.97% 0.00% 30.91% 26.09% 3
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 48.23% 13.04% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 7.16% 26.09% 5
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 4.80% 21.74% 5
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.69% 8.70% 5
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.81% 17.39% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 3.11% 8.70% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.19% 8.70% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 4.35% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FTEBX % Rank Quintile
US
55.29% 55.29% 99.45% 52.17% 5
Non US
43.61% 0.00% 43.61% 4.35% 1

FTEBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FTEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 2.65% 0.10% 2.65% 4.35% 5
Management Fee 0.98% 0.08% 1.95% 13.04% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.98% 0.00% 1.00% 20.00% 4
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.10% 0.25% 33.33% 2

Sales Fees

FTEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FTEBX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 1.00% 5.00% 33.33% 4

Trading Fees

FTEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FTEBX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.75% 2.00% 6.25% 5

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.

FTEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FTEBX Rank Quintile
Turnover 35.00% 0.13% 605.00% 39.13% 2

FTEBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FTEBX Category Low Category High FTEBX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.29% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FTEBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FTEBX Category Low Category High FTEBX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.88% -0.27% 3.48% 56.52% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FTEBX - Managers

Brendan M. O'Neill

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2015

Tenure

0.25

Tenure Rank

42.2%

Brendan O’Neill, CFA, Director. Portfolio Manager.Joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management in 2000. Equity Research Analyst covering the financial services sector from 2001-2009. Previously served as a member of the Large Cap Core Equity team. BA, Queens College, CUNY; MS, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.3

Category High

25.3

Category Average

9.76

Category Mode

4.2