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Zacks Investment Research
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Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#42 in Small Growth
U.S. News evaluated 211 Small 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 40.13 percent over the past year, 18.26 percent over the past three years, 15.62 percent over the past five years, and 8.93 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||38.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||18.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||15.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.9%|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of small-cap U.S. companies. It currently considers small-cap companies to be those with total market capitalizations that are equal to or less than the total market capitalization of the largest company included in the Russell 2000® Growth Index (the "Index"), the fund's benchmark index. The fund's investment strategy may lead it to emphasize certain sectors, such as technology, health care, business services and communications.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus/The Boston Company Small Cap Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 0.96 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.