Seeks to provide exposure to the economic value creation of innovation
Innovation creates the potential for strong and sustained growth/value creation for the companies who successfully develop and deploy this innovation.
Seeks to invest in companies that develop and deploy scientific and technological innovation to establish a competitive advantage that drives high levels of growth.
Invests in a wider universe of companies as those developing and/or applying advanced innovation is broadening outside the traditional areas of technology.
The net expense charge for this fund does not include any fee waivers.
Source: Lipper Inc. Rankings are historical and do not guarantee future results. Rankings are based on the fund’s total return unadjusted for sales charges with distributions reinvested. If sales charges had been included, where applicable, results might have been less favorable.
Daniel Fletcher CFA
28 years experience
Sebastian P. Werner
13 years experience
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Class A shares are subject to a maximum front-end sales charge. Class C shares include a deferred sales charge which declines to zero after first year. The Institutional and S share classes are not subject to a sales charge.
Class S shares are only available to a limited group of investors as well as through firms that have an agreement with DWS Distributors, Inc. to offer the shares on an agency basis on brokerage platforms.
Institutional Class shares are generally available only to qualified institutions.