Alger Analyst Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 4 2 1
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B+ (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 223 Mid-Cap 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 31.39 percent over the past year, 15.28 percent over the past three years, and 22.87 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 3.6%
1 Year 31.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 15.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 22.9%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities. It may invest in companies of any market capitalization, from large, well-established companies to small, emerging growth companies. The fund may invest in securities of companies whose principal business activities are located in emerging market countries. It can leverage, that is, borrow money to purchase additional securities.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Alger Analyst Fund has an expense ratio of 1.30 percent.

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Risk

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

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