4 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 227 Small 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 30.09 percent over the past year, 16.77 percent over the past three years, and 26.48 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||-1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||16.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||26.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of small capitalization companies. Equity securities include common stock, preferred stock, equity-equivalent securities such as convertible securities, stock futures contracts, equity options, other investment companies, ADRs, REITs and ETFs, and the Adviser may also invest in private placements in these types of securities. Small companies are companies whose market capitalizations are generally less than $4 billion at the time of purchase.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Brown Advisory Small-Cap Fundamental Value Fund has an expense ratio of 1.44 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.