3 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned 16.71 percent over the past year, 13.33 percent over the past three years, 8.46 percent over the past five years, and 9.38 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||12.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||13.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||8.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.4%|
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital growth. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in stocks of small companies. A company is considered a "small" company if its total market value (capitalization), at the time of purchase, falls (i) within or below the range of companies in either the current Russell 2000® Index or the S&P SmallCap 600® Index or (ii) below the three-year average maximum market cap of companies in either index as of December 31 of the three preceding years. It may purchase stocks that have a market capitalization above the range if the companies appear to have better prospects for capital appreciation.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
VALIC Company I Small Cap Fund has an expense ratio of 0.93 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.