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 October 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 1 year

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
OCM Gold InvestorOCMGX55.65%3.62%10.72%-0.77%8.1%104.50%s2.93%
Rydex Precious Metals InvestorRYPMX51.572.518.02-3.72.8610none1.39
USAA Precious Metals & MineralsUSAGX48.913.368.1-3.388.8310none1.31
Wells Fargo Precious Metals AEKWAX48.312.548.19-2.238.86105.751.09
Franklin Templeton Gold and Precious Metals AFKRCX47.68-1.966.5-3.726.4105.500.98
American Century Global Gold InvBGEIX46.964.5210.73-2.066.0410none0.67
Gabelli Gold AAAGOLDX45.570.7210.28-1.48.36102.00r1.56
U.S. Global Investors Gold and Precious Metals USERX43.732.312.9-1.657.2410none1.7
Oppenheimer Gold & Special Minerals AOPGSX43.324.6411.33-1.687.73105.501.17
First Eagle Gold ASGGDX42.661.236.77-1.818.48105.00s1.29
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 October 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Berkshire FocusBFOCX21.56%27.84%17.86%19.86%3.2%102.00%r1.97%
Leland Thomson Reuters Venture Capital Index ALDVAX1926.819.71105.75s1.75
Firsthand Technology OpportunitiesTEFQX18.1125.6117.6116.973.2610none1.85
BlackRock Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio Inv ABGSAX21.7625.0919.5516.92105.251.26
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.924.2318.4519.4812.248none0.74
Janus Henderson Global Technology TJAGTX24.8824.1818.7317.745.919none0.92
Victory RS Science and Technology ARSIFX12.5823.0117.7817.097.08105.751.47
Fidelity Advisor Technology AFADTX20.9622.9717.7317.346.31105.751.02
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX20.5122.9218.6518.7795.751.25
Fidelity Select Semiconductors PortfolioFSELX38.5122.8520.6519.647.0610none0.72
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 October 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 5 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Select Semiconductors PortfolioFSELX38.51%22.85%20.65%19.64%7.06%10none%0.72%
Fidelity Advisor Semiconductors AFELAX37.7322.1220.1718.96105.751.11
Leland Thomson Reuters Venture Capital Index ALDVAX1926.819.71105.75s1.75
BlackRock Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio Inv ABGSAX21.7625.0919.5516.92105.251.26
Janus Henderson Global Technology TJAGTX24.8824.1818.7317.745.919none0.92
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX20.5122.9218.6518.7795.751.25
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX20.3322.0718.619.5811.88none0.71
Columbia Seligman Global Technology ASHGTX30.2220.9318.56167.56105.751.32
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.924.2318.4519.4812.248none0.74
Putnam Global Technology APGTAX20.4821.8818.3515.1895.751.16
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 October 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 10 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Berkshire FocusBFOCX21.56%27.84%17.86%19.86%3.2%102.00%r1.97%
Fidelity Select Semiconductors PortfolioFSELX38.5122.8520.6519.647.0610none0.72
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX20.3322.0718.619.5811.88none0.71
T. Rowe Price Global TechPRGTX25.9416.4316.0119.4810none0.91
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.924.2318.4519.4812.248none0.74
Fidelity Select Retailing PortfolioFSRPX15.3918.6816.9319.3710.89none0.75
T. Rowe Price Health Sciences**PRHSX7.5615.619.6419.213.669none0.77
Fidelity Advisor Semiconductors AFELAX37.7322.1220.1718.96105.751.11
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX20.5122.9218.6518.7795.751.25
Fidelity Select BiotechnologyFBIOX5.8311.013.6917.829.5210none0.72
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 October 31, 2019

Sector Funds - 20 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio FSMEX14.57%19.29%16.55%17.67%14.65%9none%0.73%
Prudential Jennison Health Sciences A**PHLAX-4.6112.345.217.2814.25105.501.14
Fidelity Select Medical Delivery PortfolioFSHCX-4.4115.9110.1815.5113.9410none0.76
T. Rowe Price Health Sciences**PRHSX7.5615.619.6419.213.669none0.77
CGM RealtyCGMRX-2.796.533.449.5213.67none0.98
Fidelity Select Defense and Aerospace PortfolioFSDAX19.2520.6915.617.6912.9110none0.75
Nuveen Real Estate Securities AFREAX24.169.467.813.4112.2555.751.26
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX22.924.2318.4519.4812.248none0.74
Cohen & Steers Realty SharesCSRSX30.1511.819.7313.9212.215none1
RMB Mendon Financial Services ARMBKX1.219.4711.411.4912.17105.001.27
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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