EKWAX - Wells Fargo Precious Metals A

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Wells Fargo Precious Metals A

Wells Fargo Funds Trust525 Market Street, 12th FloorSan Francisco CA 94163
800-222-8222
Management Information
Oleg A. Makhorine,Lead Manager since July 8, 2012
Oleg Makhorine is a co-portfolio manager with the Special Global Equity team at Wells Capital Management. He serves as a co-portfolio manager on the Special Global Small Cap and Special International Small Cap portfolios. He joined WellsCap from Evergreen Investments, where he served in a similar role since 2005. Previously, he served as partner and portfolio manager with Sphynx Funds and as an international equities analyst with Mackenzie Investment Management. Oleg began his investment industry career in 1995 as a financial analyst and emerging markets analyst with L.E. Holdings, an asset management company based in Central Europe. He earned a bachelor???s degree in finance from the International Business Academy and a master???s degree in finance from Florida International University. He is a member of the CFA Society of South Florida.
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Fund Overview

CategoryEquity Precious Metals
Fund FamilyWells Fargo Funds
Net Assets335.08M
YTD Return3.73%
Yield1.07%
Morningstar Rating★★★★
Inception DateJan 19, 1998

Fund Operations

Last Dividend0.00
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover21.00%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseEKWAXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)1.09%1.39%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio1.09%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio1.21%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee0.00%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load5.75%5.08%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A1.62%
3 Yr Expense Projection926N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection1,191N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection1,947N/A