Q2 2021 Top Equity Mutual Funds

Top 50 equity funds ranked by quarterly returns

  Name 3-Month Return One-Year Return % Three-Year Annualized Return % Five-Year Annualized Return % Portfolio Total Net Assets ($M) Expense Ratio
1 Invesco SteelPath MLP Alpha Plus Fund;Y (MLPNX) 28.70364348 79.07266428 -5.55817779 -4.62655821 150.24 2.73
2 MainGate MLP Fund;I (IMLPX) 24.99902749 59.60397905 -2.51225989 -1.76424963 899.89 1.47
3 Victory Global Energy Transition Fund;A (RSNRX) 23.25301205 164.81022788 -4.35759946 -0.93981076 312.51 1.48
4 Invesco SteelPath MLP Income Fund;A (MLPDX) 20.97578652 85.61432417 5.96623764 2.93395209 2634.91 1.44
5 Invesco SteelPath MLP Alpha Fund;Y (MLPOX) 20.95927875 56.78377327 -0.9008009 -1.30546588 757.77 2.24
6 Goehring & Rozencwajg Resources Fund;Institutional (GRHIX) 20.74788902 102.64994444 0.94130314 N/A 103.18 0.92
7 Eagle MLP Strategy Fund;I (EGLIX) 20.36371373 64.79997942 -0.1229276 0.63192026 86.2 1.42
8 Catalyst Energy Infrastructure Fund;I (MLXIX) 20.24404225 58.38673774 -2.36810172 0.05507435 156.11 1.45
9 Hennessy BP Midstream Fund;Institutional (HMSIX) 19.89591369 51.36505548 -2.51280474 -2.33097033 37.16 1.53
10 Goldman Sachs MLP Energy Infrastructure Fund;Inst (GMLPX) 19.70290424 57.93163352 -3.81714495 -2.16855906 1247.75 2.23
11 PGIM Jennison MLP Fund;Z (PRPZX) 19.64805609 53.21963543 1.28942675 1.29629388 454.46 1.67
12 Firsthand Technology Opportunities Fund (TEFQX) 18.75 86.00692332 35.57025524 38.97462043 413.58 1.85
13 Brookfield CC Brookfield Midstream Focus Fd;I (CCCNX) 18.67114028 50.97112272 -5.0679125 -3.62537784 1166.52 1.21
14 Fidelity Select Natural Gas Portfolio (FSNGX) 18.65434736 56.65939612 -14.74886034 -7.78068873 141.69 0.92
15 Virtus Duff & Phelps Select MLP and Energy Fund;I (VLPIX) 18.54387784 56.19273805 0.30982992 2.65554769 32.35 1.16
16 Invesco SteelPath MLP Select 40 Fund;Y (MLPTX) 18.41438392 67.94565763 1.30027044 0.56421721 1939.85 0.94
17 MainStay Cushing MLP Premier Fund;I (CSHZX) 18.1053255 47.89781708 -1.3598483 -0.71294863 666.2 1.35
18 Matthews Emerging Markets Small Companies Fd;Inv (MSMLX) 18.06302844 54.5945095 18.26176954 16.22498891 384.41 1.4
19 Edgewood Growth Fund;Institutional (EGFIX) 18.06242863 48.32604986 26.96582909 27.81987221 32101.44 1
20 AQR Risk-Balanced Commodities Strategy Fund;I (ARCIX) 18.04812834 75.716898 12.14148378 7.91054496 206.54 1.03
21 WCM Focused Internatl Opp;Instl (WCMOX) 17.34795613 N/A N/A N/A 1.2 1.25
22 Tortoise MLP & Pipeline Fund;Institutional (TORIX) 17.29710585 50.08318859 -0.77806904 1.72653313 1947.4 0.94
23 Recurrent MLP & Infrastructure Fund;I (RMLPX) 17.29031961 56.07865647 0.27148349 N/A 172.39 1.26
24 DWS Latin America Equity Fund;S (SLAFX) 17.23716381 56.06183889 20.62090728 13.96291497 344.35 1.26
25 Aegis Value Fund;I (AVALX) 17.09331131 77.26707601 16.74113323 17.98211753 261.22 1.5
26 Baillie Gifford China A Shares Growth Fund;Inst (BCANX) 16.97171381 54.19029161 N/A N/A 2.12 0.87
27 Goldman Sachs Energy Infrastructure Fund;R6 (GLESX) 16.92845007 51.7319225 3.60980723 N/A 304.07 1.1
28 Baron FinTech Fund;Inst (BFIIX) 16.7928424 46.92640693 N/A N/A 61.84 0.95
29 Seven Canyons Strategic Income Fund;Investor (WASIX) 16.42418033 70.26649063 14.96473615 13.18810509 38.13 1.54
30 ABR 50/50 Volatility Fund;Institutional (ABRSX) 16.33554084 68.37163118 19.25095542 N/A 84.58 2.5
31 PIMCO CommoditiesPLUS Strategy Fund;Inst (PCLIX) 16.18747197 65.64749038 4.9385089 8.16925913 2681.64 0.78
32 Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund;A (FGRAX) 16.01300937 41.76968309 24.70709974 23.65488524 6109.64 0.95
33 TCW Select Equities Fund;I (TGCEX) 15.96733315 40.11203012 26.17814004 24.16901322 929.42 0.76
34 Fidelity SAI Inflation-Focused Fund (FIFGX) 15.93159316 52.61507034 N/A N/A 2732.72 0.41
35 Rydex Commodities Strategy Fund;H (RYMBX) 15.79581994 56.39207805 -3.6182854 0.78694247 9.82 1.67
36 PIMCO StocksPLUS Long Duration Fund;Inst (PSLDX) 15.54697153 39.35274487 28.51677097 22.84615107 941.01 1.01
37 Grandeur Peak International Stalwarts Fund;Inst (GISYX) 15.52185549 53.39985273 19.82749129 19.36049852 2185.43 0.92
38 Fidelity Select Energy Service Portfolio (FSESX) 15.48624037 89.20188378 -20.14325396 -11.05236815 333.93 0.91
39 Baillie Gifford US Equity Growth Fund;K (BGGKX) 15.44099065 79.10738527 42.14409857 N/A 164.88 0.65
40 Vanguard Commodity Strategy Fund (VCMDX) 15.41666667 52.97746579 N/A N/A 1324.79 0.2
41 Gabelli Pet Parents’ Fund (PETZX) 15.36523929 63.42551293 22.23979342 N/A 6.01 0.9
42 Columbia Commodity Strategy Fund;A (CCSAX) 15.34276387 48.21380948 4.37719168 2.27476279 425.66 1.11
43 Evolutionary Tree Innovators Fund (INVNX) 15.34203242 N/A N/A N/A 33.12 0.97
44 PGIM Jennison Emerging Markets Equity Oppts;R6 (PDEQX) 15.28720036 68.58465608 28.84043637 23.65971732 612.66 0.98
45 Fidelity Latin America Fund (FLATX) 15.09161041 27.78673584 6.45584838 5.36201576 388.39 1.06
46 T Rowe Price Global Technology Fund (PRGTX) 15.07098653 62.15238685 32.16166009 31.53664554 9352.33 0.86
47 Cohen & Steers MLP & Energy Opportunity Fund;I (MLOIX) 15.06779661 48.51579422 -1.68201041 1.70774073 104.41 0.91
48 Kinetics Medical Fund;No Load (MEDRX) 15.05300353 26.54634843 15.51440972 10.58264899 19.78 1.39
49 Morgan Stanley Inst Portfolio;I (MSEQX) 15.04897596 60.01467933 39.26634245 36.5240067 19158.73 0.55
50 Rydex Energy Fund;Investor (RYEIX) 14.97973061 61.4359763 -10.56392981 -3.71485395 63.06 1.48

Source: Data from Refinitiv Lipper, an LSEG Business; ex-conventional mutual funds, ex-leveraged, and ex-dedicated short bias.; Data through June 30, 2021.

Top 25 equity funds ranked by largest Inflows

  Name 3-Month Portfolio Estimated Net Flows ($M) 3-Month Return One-Year Return % Three-Year Annualized Return % Five-Year Annualized Return % Portfolio Total Net Assets ($M) Expense Ratio
1 Fidelity 500 Index Fund (FXAIX) 8264.55 8.54582763 40.79486854 18.64492726 17.62328243 343338.27 0.00015
2 American Funds Global Insight Fund;F-3 (AGVHX) 6599.24 6.02289696 31.73209987 14.87563975 15.04048502 8145.51 0.0049
3 American Funds SMALLCAP World Fund;A (SMCWX) 6383.74 7.78224333 49.77328745 19.98808318 19.43129088 81474.97 0.0106
4 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2030 Fd;Inst (VTTWX) 6326.07 5.2704577 26.10908882 11.91054224 11.54034084 54535.29 0.0009
5 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2035 Fd;Inst (VITFX) 5287.67 5.70175439 29.343923 12.63127548 12.43835869 50067.78 0.0009
6 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2025 Fd;Inst (VRIVX) 5119.87 4.79084734 22.81226447 11.15459609 10.61164435 51716.51 0.0009
7 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2040 Fd;Inst (VIRSX) 5071.52 6.1351706 32.7277734 13.32972113 13.32887927 46252.62 0.0009
8 American Funds American Balanced Fund;A (ABALX) 4586.51 5.43544689 22.60519616 11.70248302 10.94334604 207185.97 0.0058
9 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2045 Fd;Inst (VITLX) 4297.22 6.56420109 36.10334215 14.05602737 13.95130664 40240.57 0.0009
10 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2050 Fd;Inst (VTRLX) 3788.09 6.63688577 36.49047222 14.1597906 14.00251442 32522.93 0.0009
11 American Funds Capital World Gro & Inc Fd;A (CWGIX) 3333.15 5.67594607 35.18863161 12.51007964 13.32242565 124117.15 0.0076
12 Fidelity Strategic Advisers Fidelity Intl Fund (FUSIX) 2729.34 5.17828445 32.32759761 10.71326984 11.29803439 20955.75 0.007
13 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2020 Fd;Inst (VITWX) 2493.99 4.21210982 18.96089021 10.05415864 9.43352601 31851.72 0.0009
14 Fidelity Extended Market Index Fund (FSMAX) 2431.18 7.12082304 61.59492185 18.56440842 18.8215153 42616.14 0.00035
15 Vanguard Institutional Target Retire 2055 Fd;Inst (VIVLX) 2414.39 6.65181413 36.50164923 14.1864683 14.01881845 18744.28 0.0009
16 Fidelity Series Total Market Index Fund (FCFMX) 2125.46 8.25524325 44.29387861 N/A N/A 42708.34 0
17 Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund;Inv (VGTSX) 2069.14 5.52776115 36.4682913 9.5315799 11.03457722 404822.53 0.0017
18 Fidelity International Index Fund (FSPSX) 2039.26 5.29260891 32.21401432 8.43775301 10.29678669 37407.33 0.00035
19 Strategic Advisers Fidelity US Total Stock Fund (FCTDX) 1939.03 8.23943662 45.68214471 18.55100784 N/A 61676.5 0.0034
20 MFS International Diversification Fund;I (MDIJX) 1894.77 5.01438553 31.08847097 11.54827002 12.70854743 38741.45 0.0085
21 Fidelity Total Market Index Fund (FSKAX) 1841.4 8.27743642 44.27608937 18.6676505 17.86866606 69650.69 0.00015
22 Fidelity Series Global ex US Index Fund (FSGEX) 1803.58 5.45087483 35.31358805 9.43083425 11.00930511 27685.85 0.0001
23 JPMorgan Large Cap Value Fund;I (HLQVX) 1681.78 3.57162798 62.21808388 14.5907832 15.62783158 4340.36 0.0069
24 Neuberger Berman Large Cap Value Fund;Investor (NPRTX) 1628.33 3.45707657 59.41340404 20.21921574 18.05613129 6141.59 0.0085
25 Fidelity Strategic Advisers International Fund (FILFX) 1551.66 4.7806304 35.19201716 10.52191288 11.60677674 22822.43 0.0062

Source: Data from Refinitiv Lipper, an LSEG Business; ex-conventional mutual funds, ex-leveraged, and ex-dedicated short bias.; Data through June 30, 2021.

Top 25 equity funds ranked by largest outflows

  Name 3-Month Portfolio Estimated Net Flows ($M) 3-Month Return One-Year Return % Three-Year Annualized Return % Five-Year Annualized Return % Portfolio Total Net Assets ($M) Expense Ratio
1 Principal Diversified International Fund;R-5 (PINPX) -7972.49 4.53095086 38.08571329 10.01917544 11.02146344 5329.39 0.0099
2 American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund;A (AEPGX) -6881.75 6.88557972 39.61993874 13.36163881 14.0944677 196350.59 0.0082
3 American Funds Investment Co of America;A (AIVSX) -5981.45 6.65713143 35.41310023 14.22148286 14.25540754 117115.33 0.0058
4 Vanguard Target Retirement 2030 Fund;Investor (VTHRX) -5513.66 5.2454283 26.01723073 11.85718806 11.47973416 40851.93 0.0014
5 Vanguard Target Retirement 2025 Fund;Investor (VTTVX) -5453.98 4.7857794 22.71687896 11.08965366 10.55036006 44767.6 0.0013
6 Vanguard 500 Index Fund;Investor (VFINX) -5387.79 8.50904408 40.62452126 18.50171579 17.48257992 753525.49 0.0014
7 Vanguard Institutional Index Fund;Institutional (VINIX) -5301.45 8.537839 40.7703707 18.63369687 17.60700467 287782.29 0.00035
8 Fidelity SAI US Large Cap Index Fund (FLCPX) -5051.71 8.54126679 40.73448719 18.61192485 17.614928 15255.34 0.00018
9 Vanguard Target Retirement 2035 Fund;Investor (VTTHX) -4735.96 5.64950038 29.31576431 12.59147604 12.38743919 41164.49 0.0014
10 Fidelity Contrafund (FCNTX) -4585.39 11.66666667 38.49526198 20.76907776 21.6881146 142347.85 0.0086
11 Vanguard Target Retirement 2040 Fund;Investor (VFORX) -4460.2 6.11401218 32.66810918 13.30033778 13.288419 32253.15 0.0014
12 American Funds Capital Income Builder;A (CAIBX) -3911.57 4.58551908 22.62592749 8.4405688 7.11504435 108587.66 0.0061
13 Vanguard Target Retirement 2020 Fund;Investor (VTWNX) -3834.13 4.20385834 18.94195038 9.99557276 9.38447586 28039.09 0.0013
14 Vanguard Target Retirement 2045 Fund;Investor (VTIVX) -3673.02 6.55348048 36.12713753 14.05984375 13.92331105 31721.67 0.0015
15 American Funds International Gro & Inc Fd;A (IGAAX) -3001.98 4.76176923 37.92639027 10.04439568 10.75824256 16734.65 0.0092
16 Vanguard Target Retirement 2050 Fund;Investor (VFIFX) -2992.75 6.60913492 36.39476846 14.13541121 13.96351477 24002.98 0.0015
17 Fidelity Strategic Advisers Large Cap Fund (FALCX) -2640.34 8.58895706 N/A N/A N/A 60867.31 0.0025
18 American Funds New Perspective Fund;A (ANWPX) -2574.04 8.21873483 45.80254826 19.99935028 19.25248891 141045.44 0.0076
19 T Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund (TRBCX) -2431.99 12.04065676 36.60637742 21.60557404 24.06285364 102836.94 0.0068
20 Harbor Capital Appreciation Fund;Institutional (HACAX) -2424.42 13.526666 43.05860479 26.25505344 26.46578391 41157.92 0.0067
21 T Rowe Price Growth Stock Fund (PRGFX) -2197.36 12.69489991 45.1623679 23.04325218 24.1786372 75785.66 0.0064
22 Fidelity Growth Company Fund (FDGRX) -2054.42 12.94921295 56.38808736 31.98886863 31.29326146 66263.95 0.0083
23 Fidelity Series Emerging Markets Opportunities Fnd (FEMSX) -1896.07 4.67653936 44.43936393 16.05392508 16.23135116 31187.86 0.0001
24 American Funds Growth Fund of America;A (AGTHX) -1733.1 8.30804797 42.96685774 20.38625755 21.01452979 279343.74 0.0064
25 Vanguard Target Retirement 2055 Fund;Investor (VFFVX) -1598.4 6.61108957 36.39758536 14.11825297 13.95562377 13851.66 0.0015

Source: Data from Refinitiv Lipper, an LSEG Business; ex-conventional mutual funds, ex-leveraged, and ex-dedicated short bias.; Data through June 30, 2021.

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