Take a look at the mutual fund table below:
Columns 1 & 2: 52-Week High and Low.These are the mutual fund's highest and lowest over the previous 52 weeks (1 year). This typically does not include the previous day's price.
Column 3: Fund Name. This column lists the name of the mutual fund. The company that manages the fund is written above the column in bold type.
Column 4: Fund Specifics. Different letters and symbols have various meanings. For example, a "*" means the fund is retirement account eligible, "N" means no load, "F" is front-end load, and "B" means the fund has both front and back-end fees. For other symbols, see the legend that accompanies the financial tables in your newspaper.
Column 5: Dollar Change. The dollar change in the price of the mutual fund from the previous day's trading.
Column 6: % Change. The percentage change in the price of the mutual fund from the previous day's trading.
Column 7: Week High. The highest price at which the fund traded during the past week.
Column 8: Week Low. The lowest price at which the fund traded during the past week.
Column 9: Close. The last price at which the fund traded.
Column 10: Week's Dollar Change. The dollar change in the price of the mutual fund from the previous week.
Column 11: Week's % Change. The percentage change in the price of the mutual fund from the previous week.
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