ALTAMIRA SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $7.12 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (Altamira Investment Services, The Exchange Tower, 130 King St. West, Suite 900, Toronto, Ont. M5X 1K9. 1-800-263-2824; Web site: www.altamira.com. No load — deal directly with the company) invests in the telecommunications, biotechnology, environmental technology, health care and computer industries.
The $66.8 million fund gained 4.5% over the last year, compared to the Nasdaq’s gain of 7.7%. Its MER is 2.68%.
Top holdings include: Microsoft, 6.5%; eBay, 4.8%; Cisco, 4.6%; Research In Motion, 3.5%; Apple Computer, 3.1%; Charles River Labs, 3.1%; Satyam Computer Services, 3%; Accenture, 2.8%; PDL BioPharma 2.7%; and St. Jude Medical, 2.6%.
Altamira Science & Technology Fund is a buy for highly aggressive investors only.