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Fidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Fidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund

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Graph of Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) ManagerFund Manager - Tobias W. Welo

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 12.4 years
Similar Funds: FMFBX  FMFCX  FMFEX  FMFTX 
Fund Family: Fidelity Investments
Fund Category: Natural Resources
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.79)     (What does this score mean?)
Tobias W. Welo is manager of Advisor Industrials Fund, which he has managed since January 2007. Since joining Fidelity Investments in 2005, Mr. Welo has worked as an analyst. Prior to joining Fidelity, he worked as an analyst and assistant portfolio manager for BlackRock. From 1999 until 2002, Mr. Welo was an analyst for Boston Partners. Before joining BPAM, Welo spent five years with Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P.  Get more insights on Tobias W. Welo

 

Graph of Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) ProfileFidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund seeks capital appreciation. Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in securities of companies principally engaged in the manufacture, mining, processing, or distribution of raw materials and intermediate goods. These materials and goods may include, for example, chemicals, metals, textiles, wood products, cement, and gypsum. It may invest in securities of foreign issuers. Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund is non-diversified.

 

Fidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund Strength What we like about Fidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund

Data for Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) management has been with Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund for 12.4 years
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -8.02% vs -16.02% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.63% vs -7.51% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 3.56% vs -7.88% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 64.00% vs Natural Resources average of 73.81%. It is good that Fidelity Advisor Materials A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 16.56, lower than category average of 19.38
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Natural Resources average: 1.06% vs 1.40%

Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Fidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund

Data for Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) carries a 5.75% load
  • As a Natural Resources focused fund, Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX)Compare with other top Natural Resources category mutual funds

Aadditional top Natural Resources mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Fidelity Advisor Materials A4.74-8.022.633.56
Dreyfus Natural Resources A (DNLAX)8.25-17.37-3.83-3.00Compare
T. Rowe Price Real Assets (PRAFX)12.60-5.090.14-2.42Compare
ICON Materials S (ICBMX)11.35-12.053.613.17Compare

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Compare Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX)Compare with Natural Resources category ETFs

Some Natural Resources ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ETF (FXZ)000
Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)000
SPDR S&P International Matls Sect ETF (IRV)000
Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB)000
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials ETF (PSCM)000

 

Graph of Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) Net Asset TrackingFidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Fidelity Advisor Materials A fund (FMFAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.48B
03/2016$1.43B
02/2016$1.32B
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Graph of Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) Portfolio TrackingFidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Fidelity Advisor Materials A fund (FMFAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.99%99.01%0%0%
02/20161.52%98.48%0%0%
01/20160.24%99.76%0%0%
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graph of Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Fidelity Advisor Materials A (FMFAX) Fund

Discover what Fidelity Advisor Materials A Fund (FMFAX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [14.97%]
Eastman Chemical Company Common [8.6%]
Westrock Company Common Stock [8.36%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [6.45%]
Graphic Packaging Holding Compa [5.64%]
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [5.01%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [5%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [4.95%]
Ball Corporation Common Stock [4.85%]
LyondellBasell Industries NV Or [4.84%]

Feb 28, 2016
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [14.55%]
Eastman Chemical Company Common [8.82%]
Westrock Company Common Stock [8.51%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [7.27%]
LyondellBasell Industries NV Or [6.67%]
Ecolab Inc. Common Stock [5.41%]
Graphic Packaging Holding Compa [5.24%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [4.92%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [4.87%]
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [4.8%]

Jan 30, 2016
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [11.23%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [9.57%]
Eastman Chemical Company Common [9.3%]
Westrock Company Common Stock [8.36%]
LyondellBasell Industries NV Or [8.2%]
Ecolab Inc. Common Stock [5.82%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [5.44%]
Graphic Packaging Holding Compa [4.65%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [4.62%]
Ball Corporation Common Stock [4.4%]
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