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4 / 5 Stars
#1 in Mid-Cap Growth
U.S. News evaluated 217 Mid-Cap Growth 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 33.76 percent over the past year, 18.81 percent over the past three years, and 20.17 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||29.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||18.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||20.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of medium capitalization companies. The adviser considers a company to be a medium capitalization company if it has a market capitalization, at the time of investment, between $1 billion and the market capitalization of the largest company in the Russell Midcap® Index.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
American Beacon Stephens Mid-Cap Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.37 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.