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Fidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $26.81 on 4/21/2014, Change: +0.07 (0.26%)

 

Graph of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) ManagerFund Manager - Douglas Simmons

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.6 years
Similar Funds: FUGCX  FUGIX 
Fund Family: Fidelity Investments
Fund Category: Utilities
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.68)     (What does this score mean?)
Douglas Simmons is co-manager of the fund, which he has managed since November 2009, and is manager of Fidelity Utilities Central Fund. He also manages other Fidelity funds. Mr. Simmons joined Fidelity Investments in 2003 after receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is also a member of FMR's Multi-Manager Group.  Get more insights on Douglas Simmons

 

Graph of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) ProfileFidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund seeks capital appreciation. Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund normally invests primarily in common stocks and normally invests at least 80% of assets in securities of companies principally engaged in the utilities industry and companies deriving a majority of their revenues from their utility operations. It invests in domestic and foreign issuers and uses fundamental analysis of factors such as each issuer's financial condition and industry position, as well as market and economic conditions to select investments. Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund is non-diversified.

 

Fidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund Strength What we like about Fidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund

Data for Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) management has been with Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund for 7.6 years
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 16.00% vs 15.14% Utilities category median performance)
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 15.27% vs 13.22% Utilities category median performance)
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 17.93% vs 17.62% Utilities category median performance)
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Utilities average: 1.16% vs 1.28%

Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Fidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund

Data for Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 154.00% that is higher than the Utilities average of 64.54%. This could mean Fidelity Advisor Utilities A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 10.79 that is higher than category average of 10.59
  • Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) carries a 5.75% load
  • As a Utilities focused fund, Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) performance details as of Mar 30, 2014

 

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Compare Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX)Compare with other top Utilities category mutual funds

Aadditional top Utilities mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Fidelity Advisor Utilities A10.2716.0015.2717.93
Wells Fargo Advantage Utility&Telecom I (EVUYX)7.3914.5815.0916.50Compare
Hennessy Gas Utility Index Investor (GASFX)7.2917.9818.0723.12Compare
Franklin Utilities Adv (FRUAX)8.6810.6314.6816.40Compare

See top fund managers for Utilities Category Funds

 

Compare Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX)Compare with Utilities category ETFs

Some Utilities ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P International Utilities Sector (IPU)6.69%23.27%1.50%
First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX (FXU)10.04%19.54%11.92%
PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (PUI)5.32%19.09%12.74%
iShares S&P Global Utilities (JXI)8.62%16.27%6.16%
WisdomTree International Utilities (DBU)6.58%13.73%1.28%

 

Graph of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) Net Asset TrackingFidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A fund (FUGAX)

DateNet Asset
03/2014$246.81M
02/2014$229.30M
01/2014$216.89M
More historic net asset information on Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX)

  

Graph of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) Portfolio TrackingFidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A fund (FUGAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
02/20140.42%99.58%0%0%
01/20142.97%97.03%0%0%
12/20131.23%98.77%0%0%
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graph of Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Fidelity Advisor Utilities A (FUGAX) Fund

Discover what Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX) manager is buying

Feb 27, 2014
NextEra Energy, Inc. Common Sto [11.05%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [10.49%]
Sempra Energy Common Stock [9.16%]
OGE Energy Corporation Common S [5.69%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [5.13%]
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. En [4.41%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [4.14%]
NiSource Inc Common Stock [4.07%]
ONEOK, Inc. Common Stock [4.03%]
Edison International Common Sto [3.98%]

Jan 30, 2014
NextEra Energy, Inc. Common Sto [11.54%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [9.75%]
Sempra Energy Common Stock [9.36%]
ONEOK, Inc. Common Stock [7.07%]
OGE Energy Corporation Common S [5.3%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [4.49%]
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. En [4.39%]
CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holdin [4.31%]
NiSource Inc Common Stock [4.19%]
American Electric Power Company [3.94%]

Dec 30, 2013
NextEra Energy, Inc. Common Sto [9.94%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [9.52%]
Sempra Energy Common Stock [9.39%]
ONEOK, Inc. Common Stock [6.65%]
OGE Energy Corporation Common S [5.46%]
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. En [5.06%]
The AES Corporation Common Stoc [4.73%]
NRG Energy, Inc. Common Stock [4.67%]
CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holdin [4.43%]
NiSource Inc Common Stock [4.15%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Fidelity Advisor Utilities A Fund (FUGAX)

  

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