First Investors Select Growth Fund

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

U.S. News evaluated 464 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 27.71 percent over the past year, 12.88 percent over the past three years, 17.26 percent over the past five years, and 4.64 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 5.5%
1 Year 27.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 12.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 17.3%
10 Years (Annualized) 4.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests in a portfolio of approximately 40-45 common stocks that the fund's subadviser believes offers the best potential for earnings growth with the lowest risk of negative earnings surprises.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
First Investors Select Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 2.10 percent.

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Risk

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

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