TISHX : DWS COMMUNICATIONS FUND A

 
 
 
 
 

ZACKS RANK: NA -  

Ticker: TISHX
Manager: Walter Holick
Manager Since: 01/10
NAV (07/30/2014): 24.85
Objective: NA
Peer: UT LV
Net Assets ($mil): 128.29
Inception: 01/18/1984
TISHX : Description

The fund was incepted in January 1984 and is managed by Deutsche Investment. The fund seeks to maximize total return. The fund seeks to achieve this objective through a combination of long-term growth of capital and, to a lesser extent, current income. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in securities of companies in the communications field. The fund is one of the oldest mutual funds focusing primarily on telecommunications stocks In selecting investments, the fund's management team choose companies engaged in communications research, development, manufacturing and/or the sale of communications services, technology, equipment or products. This includes both traditional communications companies and companies that engage in new information-based applications. Portfolio holdings may include common stocks as well as dividend and interest-paying securities of companies in the communica...

TISHX : Composition - 07/14
Stocks 90.99%
Foreign Stocks 17.90%
Cash 16.94%
Bonds 0.00%
Foreign Bonds 0.00%
Preferred 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
Other -7.94%
Foreign Hedged 0.00%
Composition Horizontal Bar Chart
TISHX : Style Analysis - 07/14
Large Growth 9.70%
Large Value 12.17%
Small Growth 0.00%
Small Value 0.00%
Foreign Stock 9.70%
Emerging Market 6.32%
Precious Metals 0.00%
Intermediate Bond 0.00%
High Yield Bond 0.00%
Foreign Bond 21.33%
Style Analysis Horizontal Bar Chart
TISHX : Risk Analysis
Beta v. S&P 500 0.43
Beta v. EAFE 0.29
Beta v. Barclays Agg Bond 0.15
Alpha 3 Yr -0.07
Alpha 5 Yr 0.68
R-Sq 3 Yr 0.68
R-Sq 5 Yr 0.72
Std Dev 3 Yr 11.37
Std Dev 5 Yr 13.61
Sharpe 3 Yr 1.14
Sharpe 5 Yr 1.29
TISHX : Fees
Expense Ratio 1.67
% Max Load 5.75
% Min Load 0.00
% Deferred Load NA
% Redemption 2.00
% Max 12 B1 Fee 0.23
% Max Mgt Fee 0.98
TISHX : Purchase Choices:
Min Initial Investment 1000
Min Subsequent Investment 50
TISHX : Returns Analysis - Annual

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  2004200520062007200820092010201120122013YTD
NAV ($) 16.8019.3023.3823.269.5714.3517.3716.5018.9024.5024.85
Total Return (%) 21.2114.8821.14-0.51-57.4052.5622.34-1.6117.1030.940.90
Annual Dividend Yield (%) 0.000.000.000.003.251.651.003.242.100.911.25
Relative Performance
Rel Performance-S&P500(%) 103.3999.9053.44-60.08-203.95261.3972.78-37.1511.07-14.42-62.08
Rel Performance-Obj.Ret.(%) -12.9924.07-31.03-159.67-195.81304.72114.57-66.9354.86107.29-121.02
Ret.Quintile vs Obj(1 is best) 43455115115
Turnover, Yields, and Gains
Fund Assets Net($mil) 28429532926987124124105107135128
Annual Turnover (%) 34.0021.0027.0039.00118.00148.00168.0074.0073.0023.000.00
Annual Dividend Paid ($) 0.000.000.000.000.330.250.180.560.420.230.08
Annual Capital Gains Paid($) 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
TISHX : Returns Analysis - Trailing Total Return
  1 Month 3 Month 6 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year 15 Year 20 Year
Total Return (through 07/14) 0.16% 3.70% 0.90% 0.90% 20.23% 12.36% 16.68% 6.66% -1.23% 7.08%
Ret. Percentile vs. Obj. (1 is best) 95 80 96 96 75 75 42 89 92 77
TISHX : Stock Portfolio Snapshot - 07/14
Average Price/Earnings 21.45
Average Price/Book 2.64
Average EPS Growth 6.98
Average Market Value 110,081.00
TISHX : Stock Sector Breakout - 07/14
Stock Sector Breakout
TISHX : Top Holdings - 07/14
Name Weight Shares
AT&T INC 16.32 600,000
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 11.62 315,000
BT GROUP PLC SPON ADR 6.42 1,300,000
COMCAST CORP 6.21 160,000
VODAFONE GROUP PLC SP ADR 2.86 1,000,000
TELEFONICA SA SPON ADR 4.54 370,000
SOFTBANK SA 4.10 70,000
SWISSCOM AG REG 3.33 7,000
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 4.64 370,000