William Blair Large Cap Growth Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 4 4 3 3
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 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 30.13 percent over the past year, 16.10 percent over the past three years, 17.51 percent over the past five years, and 7.02 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 7.0%
1 Year 30.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 16.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 17.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 7.0%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in stocks of large capitalized ("large cap") companies. It invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments (e.g., securities convertible into common stocks), of large cap domestic growth companies are expected to exhibit quality growth characteristics.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
William Blair Large Cap Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.20 percent.

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Risk

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

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