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Gabelli Utilities C

GAUCX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -20.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.3%
  • Net Assets $1.87 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$4.50
$3.86
$5.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.12%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare GAUCX to Popular Utilities Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$63.28

+0.70%

$11.67 B

3.10%

$1.95

-1.42%

-

$19.77

-6.79%

$6.31 B

3.32%

$0.70

-10.38%

-

$69.78

+0.59%

$5.67 B

2.92%

$2.03

-2.75%

-

$138.33

+0.72%

$5.67 B

2.94%

$4.04

-2.69%

-

$16.07

+0.63%

$3.28 B

1.45%

$0.23

2.36%

-

GAUCX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -20.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Monthly
  • Net Income Ratio 0.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Gabelli Utilities Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Gabelli
  • Inception Date
    Dec 31, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Mario Gabelli

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of domestic or foreign companies that are involved to a substantial extent in providing products, services or equipment for the generation or distribution of electricity, gas, and water and the provision of infrastructure operations or telecommunications services. It may invest up to 40% of its total assets in securities of non-U.S. issuers.


GAUCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -20.0% -20.0% 11.8% 100.00%
1 Yr -8.9% -17.6% 11.4% 86.15%
3 Yr 0.5%* -5.2% 10.2% 89.06%
5 Yr 4.3%* -0.6% 11.2% 90.48%
10 Yr 5.7%* 2.7% 11.4% 96.55%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.6% 1.6% 32.5% 100.00%
2018 -15.3% -22.9% 4.1% 95.08%
2017 -4.4% -6.4% 16.0% 98.33%
2016 2.5% -0.4% 19.4% 89.66%
2015 -20.1% -27.8% 2.5% 71.43%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -20.0% -20.0% 12.2% 100.00%
1 Yr -9.7% -17.6% 11.4% 81.54%
3 Yr 0.5%* -5.2% 10.2% 87.50%
5 Yr 4.3%* -0.6% 11.2% 88.89%
10 Yr 5.7%* 2.7% 11.4% 96.55%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.1% 4.1% 32.5% 100.00%
2018 -3.9% -22.9% 5.1% 81.97%
2017 8.1% -3.7% 17.9% 78.33%
2016 16.2% -0.4% 23.7% 25.86%
2015 -9.0% -27.8% 2.5% 48.21%

NAV & Total Return History


GAUCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GAUCX Category Low Category High GAUCX % Rank
Net Assets 1.87 B 2.14 M 11.7 B 40.00%
Number of Holdings 232 21 290 4.62%
Net Assets in Top 10 673 M 1.22 M 7.47 B 41.54%
Weighting of Top 10 35.95% 28.8% 68.2% 92.31%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. NextEra Energy Inc 7.53%
  2. National Fuel Gas Co 4.13%
  3. Evergy Inc 3.64%
  4. Eversource Energy 3.52%
  5. PNM Resources Inc 3.38%
  6. Southwest Gas Holdings Inc 3.33%
  7. American Electric Power Co Inc 2.92%
  8. WEC Energy Group Inc 2.79%
  9. The AES Corp 2.42%
  10. El Paso Electric Co 2.30%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High GAUCX % Rank
Stocks
98.36% 72.91% 141.48% 66.15%
Cash
1.47% -41.48% 23.62% 26.15%
Preferred Stocks
0.10% 0.00% 2.64% 16.92%
Bonds
0.06% 0.00% 23.32% 18.46%
Other
0.00% -36.20% 4.05% 63.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 64.62%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAUCX % Rank
Utilities
70.12% 35.25% 100.00% 86.15%
Communication Services
15.02% 0.00% 64.75% 10.77%
Energy
7.48% 0.00% 26.52% 13.85%
Industrials
5.63% 0.00% 24.67% 13.85%
Technology
1.44% 0.00% 6.18% 12.31%
Basic Materials
0.22% 0.00% 6.80% 29.23%
Financial Services
0.05% 0.00% 9.60% 13.85%
Healthcare
0.02% 0.00% 1.20% 12.31%
Consumer Defense
0.01% 0.00% 9.59% 10.77%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 12.29% 67.69%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.19% 66.15%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAUCX % Rank
US
82.95% 15.98% 115.28% 61.54%
Non US
15.41% 0.00% 73.75% 40.00%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAUCX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
89.82% 3.90% 100.00% 67.69%
Corporate
10.18% 0.00% 88.87% 29.23%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 84.76% 64.62%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 64.62%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 64.62%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 12.82% 66.15%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAUCX % Rank
US
0.06% 0.00% 23.32% 18.46%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 64.62%

GAUCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.12% 0.08% 3.20% 7.69%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.03% 1.00% 93.85%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 96.88%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.26% N/A

Sales Fees

GAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 4.00% 75.00%

Trading Fees

GAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 2.00% 2.00% 50.00%

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.

GAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 3.00% 169.00% 3.13%

GAUCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GAUCX Category Low Category High GAUCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.79% 72.31%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GAUCX Category Low Category High GAUCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.76% 0.57% 7.57% 95.38%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

GAUCX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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GAUCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Mario Gabelli


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 31, 1999

21.18

21.2%

Mario Gabelli is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Gabelli is one of the most respected investors in the United States and is a leading proponent of value investing. His proprietary Private Market Value with a Catalyst™ methodology has become an analytical standard in the value investing community. He holds an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and is a summa cum laude BS graduate from Fordham University. Mr. Gabelli is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the board of overseers of Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Timothy Winter


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2018

2.5

2.5%

Mr. Timothy M. Winter, CFA, joined Gabelli & Company in April of 2009 and covers the utility industry. He has over 20 years’ experience as an equity research analyst covering this industry, including the years 1992-2007 at AG Edwards from where he received industry recognition as a 3 time Wall Street Journal All-Star and was a senior member of the Institutional Investor (I.I.) #1 ranked Electric Utility Team for the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005. He was most recently recognized in the 2017 Thomson Reuters US Analyst Awards as a “Top Stock Picker” in the gas utility industry. Mr. Winter received his B.A. in Economics in 1991 from Rollins College and M.B.A. in Finance from Notre Dame in 1992.

Jose Garza


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.83

0.8%

Mr. Jose Garza is a portfolio manager and analyst for Gabelli Funds. Mr. Garza began his career G.research, LLC in 2007 as a member of the Utilities research team and rejoined in July 2013 as a research analyst covering water, industrial gas, and analytical instrument companies. Mr. Garza graduated from Yale University with a dual B.A. in Economics and Biology and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.18 21.85 8.16 6.51
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