- 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.
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.