MINOT, ND--(Marketwired - May 2, 2014) - Integrity Viking Funds, a mutual fund management company is announcing the addition of Class C Shares to its Williston Basin/Mid-North America Stock Fund. The Fund now offers both Class A (ICPAX) and Class C (ICPUX) Shares.
"The launch of the Class C Share demonstrates our commitment to the financial advisors who use our Funds and the clients they serve," says Shannon Radke, Senior Portfolio Manager of the Fund. "We continue to develop new products and strategies for investors," he says.
The Williston Basin/Mid-North America Stock Fund invests in companies participating in or benefitting from the development of resources in the Williston Basin and Mid-North America regions and is designed to provide long-term capital appreciation to its shareholders.
"Newer technologies have allowed companies to 'unlock' more of the resources from shale formations and we are delighted to take advantage of this opportunity," Radke says.
The Fund, which is a unique opportunity for investors who may have overlooked this resource-rich area, has received Lipper Performance Awards for 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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Integrity Viking Funds is headquartered in Minot, ND. Viking Fund Management LLC serves as the Fund's advisor. Integrity Viking Funds, together with subsidiaries Viking Fund Management LLC, Integrity Fund Services LLC and Integrity Funds Distributor LLC, sponsors, manages and advises 11 mutual funds with a variety of equity and fixed-income portfolios. More information is available at www.integrityvikingfunds.com or by calling 800- 276-1262.
Integrity Viking Funds are sold by prospectus only. An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the Fund. You may obtain a prospectus at no cost from your financial advisor or at www.integrityvikingfunds.com or by calling 800-276-1262. Distributed by Integrity Funds Distributor LLC.
Lipper rankings are based on Consistent Return and do not take sales charges into account. Lipper's Performance Achievement Certificates are awarded to funds with returns that topped their Lipper category over three-year, five-year and ten-year time periods. Certificates are awarded for all Lipper Classifications and for the over fund universe. Open-end funds, closed-end funds and variable insurance products are considered for awards. All funds in a category do not necessarily pass all the requirements to be included in the funds' award process. Of the qualifying funds, Williston Basin/Mid-North America Stock Fund was ranked 1 our of 44 funds for the three-year and 1 out of 42 funds for the five-year time periods ended December 31, 2013; 1 out of 48 funds for the three-year and 1 out of 47 funds for the five-year time periods ended December 31, 2012; and 1 our of 44 funds for the three-year time period ended December 31, 2011 in the Natural Resources Funds category.
The performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.