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3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 215 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 33.94 percent over the past year, 17.58 percent over the past three years, 15.45 percent over the past five years, and 8.18 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||28.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||17.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||15.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.2%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in common stocks of small-capitalization companies, defined as companies that have market capitalizations of less than $3 billion at the time of purchase. It may invest up to 15% of its total assets in non-dollar denominated equity securities of non-U.S. issuers. Up to 15% of the fund's total assets may be invested in equity securities of emerging market issuers.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Nuveen Small Cap Value Fund has an expense ratio of 2.21 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.