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U.S. News evaluated 136 Mid-Cap Blend Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 35.73 percent over the past year, 17.01 percent over the past three years, and 18.64 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||32.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||17.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||18.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund's principal investment strategy is value investing. It invests in common stock of U.S. companies that the fund's adviser believes are underpriced based on the company's intrinsic value. The fund invests in common stocks of companies that have strong financial positions, evidenced by balance sheets without significant debt or other liabilities compared to cash reserves. From time to time the fund may be invested more heavily in a particular sector if the adviser determines that companies in that sector present the best value. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Frank Value Fund has an expense ratio of 2.24 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.