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EVUAX Wells Fargo Util and Telecomms A

  • Fund
  • EVUAX
  • Price as of: Jul 15, 2019
  • $25.80 + $0.03 + 0.12%
  • Category
  • Utilities Equities

EVUAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.4%
  • Net Assets $425 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 72.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.80
$20.72
$25.83

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.19%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 10.00%

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 20.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.47%
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 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 (%)
YTD 20.4% 5.9% 20.0% 9.09%
1 Yr 21.6% -3.7% 23.4% 13.64%
3 Yr 8.5%* -7.3% 8.1% 6.82%
5 Yr 7.4%* -8.3% 7.2% 9.30%
10 Yr N/A* -5.8% 9.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 1.2% -15.8% 4.1% 13.64%
2017 11.7% -6.4% 16.5% 27.27%
2016 11.1% -0.4% 17.3% 36.36%
2015 -9.8% -40.3% -3.8% 25.00%
2014 14.2% -10.4% 22.8% 32.56%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.4% 5.9% 20.0% 9.09%
1 Yr 23.1% 2.9% 23.4% 15.91%
3 Yr 10.1%* -3.1% 10.0% 6.82%
5 Yr 9.1%* -2.2% 10.3% 20.93%
10 Yr N/A* 5.2% 13.7% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EVUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 3.3% -15.8% 5.1% 22.73%
2017 13.7% 0.6% 20.3% 40.91%
2016 12.6% -0.4% 23.7% 56.82%
2015 -8.1% -22.2% -1.0% 22.73%
2014 16.2% 4.1% 23.5% 55.81%

NAV & Total Return History

EVUAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank
Net Assets 425 M 40.8 M 6.29 B 79.55%
Number of Holdings 27 27 560 100.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 296 M 17.3 M 3.03 B 77.27%
Weighting of Top 10 72.10% 27.9% 72.1% 9.09%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Visa Inc Class A 10.62%

  2. NextEra Energy Inc 8.46%

  3. CMS Energy Corp 8.21%

  4. Eversource Energy 7.65%

  5. PNM Resources Inc 6.89%

  6. Alliant Energy Corp 6.80%

  7. Sempra Energy 6.41%

  8. Mastercard Inc A 5.82%

  9. Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 5.73%

  10. American Water Works Co Inc 5.51%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EVUAX % Rank
Stocks
95.76% 30.40% 99.88% 75.00%
Preferred Stocks
2.15% 0.00% 2.15% 9.09%
Cash
2.10% -0.06% 3.38% 31.82%
Other
0.00% -0.01% 4.86% 45.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.67% 38.64%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 68.93% 52.27%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EVUAX % Rank
Utilities
64.51% 0.57% 98.92% 72.73%
Financial Services
16.78% 0.00% 16.78% 9.09%
Communication Services
13.88% 0.00% 27.07% 40.91%
Industrials
0.58% 0.00% 13.84% 29.55%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 7.10% 59.09%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 15.38% 43.18%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 4.89% 43.18%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 25.36% 100.00%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 2.17% 43.18%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.62% 43.18%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.73% 61.36%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EVUAX % Rank
US
94.87% 26.97% 99.88% 38.64%
Non US
0.89% 0.00% 50.28% 86.36%

EVUAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.19% 0.10% 2.37% 52.27%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.08% 1.00% 70.45%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 10.00%
Administrative Fee 0.21% 0.03% 0.25% 78.95%

Sales Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 33.33%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

EVUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 2.00% 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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 10.00% 1.00% 507.00% 31.82%

EVUAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.08% 68.18%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

EVUAX Category Low Category High EVUAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.47% 0.69% 3.68% 75.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

EVUAX - Managers

Timothy P. O'Brien

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2002

16.51

16.5%

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

N/A

Category High

N/A

Category Average

N/A

Category Mode

N/A