CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Below we will share with the you the top mutual funds in 2011 as highlighted on Zacks.com. During the month of April we looked at real estate mutual funds, technology mutual funds, and energy mutual funds.
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Real estate mutual funds have delivered good returns in the past and they offer a convenient method for investing in real estate. Low initial investment and well diversified portfolios can go a long way lowering the risk involved. Below are the five best performing real estate mutual funds in 2011.
- ProFunds Real Estate UltraSector - #2 Buy
- Huntington Real Strategies A - # 1 Strong Buy
- Davis Real Estate - #3 Hold
- DWS RREEF Real Estate Securities A - #1 Strong Buy
- Rydex Real Estate A - #3 Hold
Technology has increasingly become an indispensible part of our daily lives and the future prospects of this sector only seem brighter. Moreover, many firms are now greatly reliant on advances in science and technology to drive growth. For investors seeking aggressive long term growth, investing in technology mutual funds could be an extremely prudent option. Beneath we will share with you the top five performing technology mutual funds in 2011.
- Waddell & Reed Science & Technology - #2 Buy
- Kinetics Internet No Load - #1 Strong Buy
- T. Rowe Price Global Technology - #1 Strong Buy
- RS Technology A - #3 Hold
- Jacob Internet - #3 - Hold
In the last five-year period energy funds have performed almost twice as well as the nearest domestic equity fund category. Despite the fact that these instruments carry a higher degree of risk, investors looking for higher returns would do well to consider mutual funds from thus category. Below we will share with you 2011's top energy mutual funds.
- ProFunds Oil Equipment Services & Distribution - #1 Strong Buy
- ProFunds UltraSector Oil & Gas Investor - #1 Strong Buy
- Fidelity Select Energy Services - #1 Strong Buy
- Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio - #1 Strong Buy
- Rydex Energy Services - #1 Strong Buy
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