MDDVX

Equity Dividend Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
16.00 8.01 11.89 6.97 9.70
9.91 6.09 10.69 6.39 9.49
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return).<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 17.34 8.59 14.80 5.72 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value 14.81 6.84 12.97 5.38 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 406/1,268 246/1,088 715/934 77/680 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 2 1 4 1 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Equity Income Funds 13.86 6.40 11.53 5.95 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 135/518 94/441 151/317 49/215 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 2 1 2 1 -
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. 11.92 24.35 9.06 -0.39 16.00
Annual w/ Sales Charge (%) Max Sales Charge: 5.25% 6.04 17.82 3.33 -5.62 9.91
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 17.51 32.53 13.45 -3.83 17.34
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value 14.57 31.21 10.21 -4.05 14.81


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of 24-Feb-2017 $6,013.8 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of 24-Feb-2017 $21,821.0 M
Share Class launch date 21-Oct-1994
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Value
Lipper Classification Equity Income Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)
CUSIP 09251M108
Net, Excluding Investment Related Expenses 0.96%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.97%
Contractual End Date 30-Nov-2017
Number of Holdings as of 31-Jan-2017 94
Max Offer Price as of 24-Feb-2017 $24.66
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of 31-Jan-2017 25%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for Equity Dividend Fund, Class A, as of 31-Jan-2017 rated against 1,095 Large Value Funds.

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of 31-Jan-2017 out of 445, 11,951, 445, 130 and 445 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Equity Income Funds classification.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 13-Oct-2016) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jan-2017
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 3.97
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 3.93
PFIZER INC 3.33
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY 2.91
CITIGROUP INC 2.81
Name Weight (%)
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO 2.46
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 2.24
ORACLE CORPORATION 2.10
MERCK & CO INC 2.08
COMCAST CORPORATION 1.91

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jan-2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jan-2017

% of Market Value

as of 31-Jan-2017

% of Market Value

as of 31-Jan-2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony DeSpirito
Co-Head and Co-Portfolio Manager, Equity Dividend team
Bob Shearer
Portfolio Manager, Equity Dividend and Natural Resources
David Cassese
Portfolio Manager, Equity Dividend/Natural Resources
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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