Equity Income

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Equity Income Fund: Income-Oriented Equity InvestingPDF
In markets filled with both opportunities and risks, investors need a plan to succeed. The Equity Income Fund can help because it seeks current income and has a secondary objective of capital appreciation.

Daily Price (04/22/14) $8.89 Daily Change: $+0.01 (+0.11%)  
Investment Objective: Growth & Income Ticker Symbol: TWEIX
Fund Type: Value Stock Funds Fund Code: 038
Share Class: Investor Inception Date: 08/01/94
Total Assets: $5,399,917,462.97 Newspaper Symbol: Eqlnc  

Data reflects past performance for Investor Class shares, assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than data shown. Investment return and principal value fluctuates. Redemption value may be more or less than original cost. Obtain performance data current to the most recent month end. For additional share class information, consult the prospectus.

  Total Return Average Annual Total Return as of 03/31/2014
as of
as of
1 yr
3 yr 5 yr 10 yr 20 yr Life
  +4.07% +13.64% +11.33% +14.88% +7.22% --% +10.84% 0.94% 08/01/94
M1:(as of 03/31/2014)
-- -- 3 out of 5 Stars1 out of 5 Stars4 out of 5 Stars--Overall
3 out of 5 Stars Overall
Funds rated in category:----1068 951 626 --1068
Morningstar Category: Large Value
Lipper Quartiles & Rankings:L1 --Quartile Ranking
Quartile Ranking
Quartile Ranking
Quartile Ranking
Ranking for Equity Income Funds as of 03/31/2014, based on total returns.

M1For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating™ based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) The Overall Morningstar Rating™ for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating™ metrics. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Morningstar Rating™ is for Investor share class only; other classes may have difference performance characteristics.

Morningstar InfoM1

Overall Rating
rated among 1068 Large Value
(as of 03/31/2014 )
Equity Style BoxN1

The fund's current expense ratio is 0.94%

Investment Strategy:
  • Stocks with a favorable income-paying history that have prospects for income payments to continue or increase
  • Stocks that the portfolio managers believe are undervalued and have the potential for an increase in price
For Investors who:
  • Seek a conservative equity fund with quarterly income.
  • Can tolerate moderate share price fluctuation.
  • Want a way to diversify growth investments.
Risk Factors:

The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market and economic conditions. The fund invests in convertible securities, which may be affected by changes in interest rates, the credit of the issuer and the value of the underlying common stock. Generally, as interest rates rise, bond prices fall.

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Fund Management

Phillip N. Davidson, CFA
Phillip N. Davidson, CFA
Senior Vice President
Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Value Equity

Kevin Toney, CFA
Kevin Toney, CFA
Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Michael Liss, CFA, CPA
Michael Liss, CFA, CPA
Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager


Current income
Capital appreciation as a secondary goal


(*) The annual expense ratio is based on expenses incurred by the fund, as stated in the most recent prospectus.

N1The Morningstar Style BoxTM reveals a fund's investment strategy. For the equity holdings in the fund's portfolio, the vertical axis shows the market capitalization of the stocks owned and the horizontal axis shows investment style (value, blend or growth).

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