Top-Performing Mutual Funds by Category
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Top-Performing Mutual Funds by Category

Sector Funds

In the tables below, see the ten top-performing for the past 1-, 3-, 5-, 10- and 20-year periods. Click on any fund's symbol for a daily market snapshot of the fund.

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Data through July 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 1 year

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Oppenheimer Gold & Special Minerals AOPGSX24.87%-2.26%1.95%-0.96%8.14%105.50%1.16%
Wells Fargo Precious Metals AEKWAX24.57-5.63-0.11-1.929.52105.751.09
Midas FundMIDSX24.55-3.19-2.69-6.970.86101.00r4.27
Gabelli Gold AAAGOLDX24.17-6.511.75-1.019.37102.00r1.56
American Century Global Gold InvBGEIX24.05-3.781.42-1.836.6810none0.66
Berkshire FocusBFOCX23.3230.6919.4720.564.46102.00r1.97
Franklin Templeton Gold and Precious Metals AFKRCX23.01-8.88-1.92-3.26.71105.501.02
OCM Gold InvestorOCMGX22.88-4.921.29-0.948.56104.50s2.93
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.8225.2520.5220.9712.398none0.74
Fidelity Select Gold PortfolioFSAGX20.93-6.170.31-3.246.6210none0.85
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through July 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Berkshire FocusBFOCX23.32%30.69%19.47%20.56%4.46%102.00%r1.97%
Firsthand Technology OpportunitiesTEFQX16.9230.5918.9618.6710none1.85
Leland Thomson Reuters Venture Capital Index ALDVAX17.1530.07105.75s1.75
BlackRock Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio Inv ABGSAX17.2828.5121.4217.6495.251.26
Victory RS Science and Technology ARSIFX13.4526.9121.2818.468.54105.751.47
AllianzGI Technology ARAGTX14.926.1718.3718.4810.14105.501.42
Wells Fargo Specialized Technology AWFSTX16.8126.1218.3218.24105.751.39
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.8225.2520.5220.9712.398none0.74
Janus Henderson Global Technology TJAGTX13.6925.1319.1518.047.349none0.92
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX12.3424.8619.8119.1195.751.25
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through July 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 5 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
BlackRock Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio Inv ABGSAX17.28%28.51%21.42%17.64%—%95.25%1.26%
Victory RS Science and Technology ARSIFX13.4526.9121.2818.468.54105.751.47
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.8225.2520.5220.9712.398none0.74
Fidelity Select Semiconductors PortfolioFSELX10.9623.2820.1318.67.5110none0.72
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX12.3424.8619.8119.1195.751.25
Fidelity Advisor Semiconductors AFELAX10.1822.5619.7117.9105.751.13
Eventide Healthcare & Life Sciences NETNHX7.8323.5219.54101.00r1.5
Berkshire FocusBFOCX23.3230.6919.4720.564.46102.00r1.97
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX13.6323.3219.2620.7112.727none0.71
Janus Henderson Global Technology TJAGTX13.6925.1319.1518.047.349none0.92
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through July 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 10 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.82%25.25%20.52%20.97%12.39%8none%0.74%
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX13.6323.3219.2620.7112.727none0.71
Berkshire FocusBFOCX23.3230.6919.4720.564.46102.00r1.97
T. Rowe Price Global TechPRGTX7.1219.3818.720.4110none0.91
Fidelity Select Retailing PortfolioFSRPX5.7916.0218.0719.6810.329none0.75
T. Rowe Price Health Sciences**PRHSX5.0311.9912.4619.2813.689none0.77
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX12.3424.8619.8119.1195.751.25
T. Rowe Price Media & TelecommunicationsPRMTX13.7518.5214.9918.7712.688none0.78
Red Oak Technology SelectROGSX13.4822.517.7318.75.347none0.94
Firsthand Technology OpportunitiesTEFQX16.9230.5918.9618.6710none1.85
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through July 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 20 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Prudential Jennison Health Sciences A**PHLAX-4.09%10.86%9.81%17.25%14.91%105.50%1.14%
Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio FSMEX14.4316.9418.4618.0314.179none0.73
T. Rowe Price Health Sciences**PRHSX5.0311.9912.4619.2813.689none0.77
CGM RealtyCGMRX-9.914.45.0510.9513.047none0.98
Fidelity Select Medical Delivery PortfolioFSHCX2.5112.4112.2816.1312.8610none0.76
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX13.6323.3219.2620.7112.727none0.71
T. Rowe Price Media & TelecommunicationsPRMTX13.7518.5214.9918.7712.688none0.78
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.8225.2520.5220.9712.398none0.74
RMB Mendon Financial Services ARMBKX-11.7910.712.1311.4112.17105.001.27
Fidelity Select Defense and Aerospace PortfolioFSDAX7.2120.3216.4418.2412.0810none0.75
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.
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