2 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
1 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 145 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 17.57 percent over the past year, 10.84 percent over the past three years, 7.56 percent over the past five years, and 8.48 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||13.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||10.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||7.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.5%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation over the long term. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in the securities of small-to-medium capitalization companies. It considers "small-to-medium capitalization companies" to be companies, at the time of purchase, whose market capitalizations are within the range of the market capitalizations in the Russell 2500TM Index. The fund also may invest up to 10% of its total assets in American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") of foreign companies.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
GuideMark SM Small/Mid Cap Core Fund has an expense ratio of 1.09 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.