Deutsche Communications Fund Class C (FTICX)

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Investment Objective The investment seeks to maximize total return. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets- plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes (measured at the time of investment)- in securities of companies in the communications field. It normally focuses on the securities of U.S. and foreign companies that are engaged in the research- development- manufacture or sale of communications services- technology- equipment or products. The fund may invest in common stocks and other dividend or interest paying securities- such as convertible securities (both preferred stocks and bonds)- bonds and short-term cash equivalents. It is non-diversified.


1 month+4.00% 3 years+3.10%
3 months-4.33% 5 years+5.97%
1 year+1.82% Since inception+1.83%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Communications

Performance 5-yr return+5.97%+7.84%
Expense ratio2.62%1.38%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.590.66
Net assets$93.4M$678.2M
Average market cap$60.6B$47.9B
Average P/E12.517.8
Portfolio turnover70%70%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDeutsche Asset Management
Fund manager & tenureDaniel Fletcher / 0 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00


International stock52.44%
U.S. stock39.95%
Fixed income5.02%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Telecommunication 82.90%
Media 11.92%
Hardware 5.18%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 7.99%
T AT&T7.97%
VZ Verizon7.62%
-- 7.02%
-- 5.09%
-- 4.21%
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc4.08%
-- 4.07%
-- 3.91%
-- 3.88%