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#39 in Mid-Cap Growth
U.S. News evaluated 222 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 20.89 percent over the past year, 12.87 percent over the past three years, 19.46 percent over the past five years, and 7.74 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-3.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||19.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.7%|
The investment seeks to increase the value of the investment over the long-term. The fund primarily invests in common stocks of domestic corporations with medium-sized market capitalization believed to have growth potential. The adviser believes a company's annual sales volume and the market capitalization are the factors most illustrative of a company's size. The adviser generally considers companies with market capitalization up to $2 billion as "small," between $2 billion and $10 billion as "medium," and greater than $10 billion as "large" in terms of market capitalization. It may invest in companies with small and large market capitalization.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Nicholas II Fund has an expense ratio of 0.63 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.