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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, 2018

Sector Funds - 1 year

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Select Medical Delivery PortfolioFSHCX27.45%15.89%16.75%19.2%12%9none%0.76%
Fidelity Select Retailing PortfolioFSRPX23.1113.515.5321.6111.058none0.77
Eventide Healthcare & Life Sciences NETNHX21.414.217.55101.00r1.5
Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio FSMEX20.1419.8718.8817.0614.5510none0.75
Rydex Retailing InvestorRYRIX19.325.236.5713.95.979none1.37
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX16.9815.6216.2320.7812.548none0.77
Fidelity Select Communications Equipment PortfolioFSDCX16.5411.5610.3313.66.299none0.85
Berkshire FocusBFOCX16.419.2714.7621.476.57102.00r2.02
Fidelity Advisor Communications Equipment AFDMAX15.9111.029.5612.9395.751.39
ICON Healthcare SICHCX15.889.5611.7413.7910.059none1.41
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, 2018

Sector Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Victory RS Science and Technology ARSIFX12.39%23.05%16.44%19.9%10.75%105.75%1.49%
Firsthand Technology OpportunitiesTEFQX13.7722.4917.419.7610none1.85
BlackRock Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio Inv ABGSAX9.7721.3318.4417.49105.251.49
Leland Thomson Reuters Venture Capital Index ALDVAX15.7121.09105.75s1.75
Red Oak Technology SelectROGSX11.5621.0617.5920.28none0.97
AllianzGI Technology ARAGTX12.4320.3316.9118.4512.4105.501.42
Fidelity Advisor Technology AFADTX3.3120.0417.3220.158.52105.751.07
Janus Henderson Global Technology TJAGTX8.4220.0216.8618.6910.329none0.93
Wells Fargo Specialized Technology AWFSTX14.0219.9716.9118.25105.751.41
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX6.6919.9219.0418.6495.751.32
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, 2018

Sector Funds - 5 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Select Semiconductors PortfolioFSELX-5.08%18.99%20.31%19.41%9.31%10none%0.74%
Fidelity Advisor Semiconductors AFELAX-5.7318.4919.7818.56105.751.16
Columbia Technology A+CTCAX6.6919.9219.0418.6495.751.32
Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio FSMEX20.1419.8718.8817.0614.5510none0.75
Putnam Global Technology APGTAX3.4219.3918.4595.751.28
BlackRock Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio Inv ABGSAX9.7721.3318.4417.49105.251.49
T. Rowe Price Global TechPRGTX-11.4912.7117.9321.3710none0.89
Columbia Seligman Communications & Information ASLMCX-3.1816.3817.8716.7310.03105.751.24
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX14.1119.6917.8520.9113.679none0.73
Columbia Seligman Global Technology ASHGTX-4.0616.217.6816.869.59105.751.33
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, 2018

Sector Funds - 10 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Select Retailing PortfolioFSRPX23.11%13.5%15.53%21.61%11.05%8none%0.77%
Berkshire FocusBFOCX16.419.2714.7621.476.57102.00r2.02
T. Rowe Price Global TechPRGTX-11.4912.7117.9321.3710none0.89
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX14.1119.6917.8520.9113.679none0.73
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX16.9815.6216.2320.7812.548none0.77
Red Oak Technology SelectROGSX11.5621.0617.5920.28none0.97
Fidelity Select Technology PortfolioFSPTX2.3419.917.3620.189.8810none0.74
Fidelity Advisor Technology AFADTX3.3120.0417.3220.158.52105.751.07
T. Rowe Price Health Sciences**PRHSX11.428.7614.820.0313.9610none0.77
Victory RS Science and Technology ARSIFX12.3923.0516.4419.910.75105.751.49
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, 2018

Sector Funds - 20 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio FSMEX20.14%19.87%18.88%17.06%14.55%10none%0.75%
T. Rowe Price Media & TelecommunicationsPRMTX4.5213.0812.7219.7114.438none0.78
T. Rowe Price Health Sciences**PRHSX11.428.7614.820.0313.9610none0.77
CGM RealtyCGMRX-4.335.27.7110.1213.8510none0.97
Fidelity Select Software & IT ServicesFSCSX14.1119.6917.8520.9113.679none0.73
Ivy Science & Technology AWSTAX2.6711.799.2615.0812.8105.751.22
Fidelity Select IT ServicesFBSOX16.9815.6216.2320.7812.548none0.77
AllianzGI Technology ARAGTX12.4320.3316.9118.4512.4105.501.42
Fidelity Select Transportation PortfolioFSRFX6.5912.0312.0614.7412.2410none0.8
Fidelity Select Defense and Aerospace PortfolioFSDAX6.2317.4713.2516.2112.239none0.76
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.