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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 25.13 percent over the past year, and 12.81 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||21.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital growth. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in common stocks of small capitalization ("small-cap") and mid-capitalization ("mid-cap") companies. The Adviser defines small and mid-cap companies as companies with market capitalizations, at the time of investment, that do not exceed the market capitalization of the largest company included in the Russell Midcap Growth Index.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Papp Small & Mid-Cap Growth has an expense ratio of 1.25 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.