- May be suitable as a core investment in many portfolios.
- Income potential from dividend-paying stocks.
- Long-term growth potential of established U.S. and foreign companies.
(As of )
The fund's investment objective is current income with the prospect of increasing dividend income and the potential for capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in common stocks, with at least 65% of the fund's assets normally invested in common stocks of companies that pay dividends. This 80% policy may be changed upon at least 60 days' written notice to shareholders. Although the fund will invest primarily in U.S. securities, it may invest up to 20% of its total assets in foreign securities including securities issued in emerging markets.