3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 218 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 16.70 percent over the past year, 10.37 percent over the past three years, 5.60 percent over the past five years, and 8.66 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||10.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||10.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.7%|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital and current income. The fund invests primarily in dividend-paying securities of small-cap and micro-cap companies that the Advisor believes are trading significantly below its estimate of their current worth, basing this assessment chiefly on balance sheet quality and cash flow levels. It invests at least 65% of its net assets in equity securities. At least 90% of these securities will produce dividend or interest income to the fund, and at least 65% will be issued by companies with stock market capitalizations up to $2.5 billion at the time of investment.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Royce Total Return Fund has an expense ratio of 2.20 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.