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Wells Fargo Advantage Absolute Return Fund – WARDX

Administrator Class

CUSIP 94987W307

Share Price 10-09-15 10.54

Daily Change 0.04

YTD Return -2.77%

Morningstar Category World Allocation

Inception Date 07-23-2003

Fund Number 3727

Net Fund Assets as of 09-30-2015 $10,398,624,274.63

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as of 09-30-2015
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MORNINGSTAR RATINGS™ as of 09-30-2015

Category = World Allocation

3-year Morningstar Rating™ (out of 465 funds)   Morningstar RatingMorningstar Rating

5-year Morningstar Rating™ (out of 346 funds)   N/A

10-year Morningstar Rating™ (out of 178 funds)   N/A

Overall Morningstar Rating™ (out of 465 funds)   Morningstar RatingMorningstar Rating

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Lipper Absolute Return Funds

1-year   225 out of 264

3-year   69 out of 143

5-year   N/A

10-year   N/A

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.


    1-year 3-year 5-year 10-year Since Inception

Absolute Return Fund       -6.85%   1.89%   3.57%   4.90%   7.91%

MSCI World Index (Net)       -5.09%   8.58%   8.29%   4.73%   --

Figures quoted represent past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted and assumes the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Click here for current month-end performance.
Administrator Class shares are sold without a front-end sales charge or contingent deferred sales charge.


Net Expense Ratio – effective since 09-01-15   1.42%

Gross Expense Ratio   1.43%

The advisor has committed, through 08-31-16, to waive fees and/or reimburse expenses to the extent necessary to cap the fund's total annual fund operating expenses after fee waiver, excluding certain expenses, at 0.57%. After this time, the cap may be increased or terminated only with the approval of the Board of Trustees. Without this cap, the fund's returns would have been lower.


2014     0.61%
2013     9.95%
2012     8.63%
2011     2.92%
2010     3.94%
2009     19.56%
2008   -12.04%
2007     10.27%
2006     11.90%
2005     15.38%

  • Not FDIC Insured
  • No Bank Guarantee
  • May Lose Value

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