DIVIDEND NOTICE
The Gabelli Utilities Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rye, NY
October 27, 2005
For information contact:
Bruce N. Alpert
Ph: (914) 921-5105 or 1-800-GABELLI


    The Gabelli Utilities Fund - Class AAA (Fund # 470) (GABUX-Nasdaq), Class A (Fund # 1653) (GAUAX - Nasdaq), Class B (Fund # 1654) (GAUBX - Nasdaq) and Class C (Fund # 1655) (GAUCX - Nasdaq) continues its policy of distributing monthly $0.07 per share on the third business day prior to each month end. The source of the distributions will be net investment income and capital gains, if any, or paid in capital. Currently, approximately 70.8% of the distribution for accounting purposes is a return of capital and 12.0% is from capital gains. Actual amounts may be redesignated for tax purposes after year end 2005

    Dividend (per share) Record Date Ex-Dividend, Payment and
    Reinvestment Date
    $0.07 October 26, 2005 October 27, 2005

    The Gabelli Utilities Fund is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC and distributed by Gabelli & Company, Inc., subsidiaries of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE:GBL)