Dreyfus Equity Income Fund

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

U.S. News evaluated 326 Large Value 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 21.39 percent over the past year, 14.44 percent over the past three years, and 21.12 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.9%
1 Year 21.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 14.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 21.1%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks total return (consisting of capital appreciation and income). To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowing for investment purposes, in equity securities. It seeks to focus on dividend paying stocks and other investments and investment techniques that provide income. In selecting securities, the fund's portfolio managers use a proprietary computer model to identify and rank stocks within an industry or sector, based on several characteristics. It may invest in stocks with either value or growth characteristics.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Equity Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.90 percent.

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Risk

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

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