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Capital Gains, Qualified Dividends and Return of Capital FAQ

Read answers to common questions about capital gain and qualified dividend distributions.

Capital Gains


Qualified Dividends


Return of Capital


Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses, which can be obtained from a financial professional and should be read carefully before investing. 

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This rate does not include the 3.8% surtax applicable to net investment income for higher income taxpayers.