Alger Capital Appreciation Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 4 2 3
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B+ (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 466 Large Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 30.85 percent over the past year, 14.27 percent over the past three years, 23.94 percent over the past five years, and 10.14 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 3.1%
1 Year 30.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 14.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 23.9%
10 Years (Annualized) 10.1%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 85% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies of any market capitalization that Fred Alger Management, Inc. believes demonstrate promising growth potential. It can leverage, that is, borrow money to buy additional securities. The fund can also invest in derivative instruments.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Alger Capital Appreciation Fund has an expense ratio of 2.05 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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