Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
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Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
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U.S. News evaluated 219 Small Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 25.96 percent over the past year, 13.32 percent over the past three years, 21.48 percent over the past five years, and 6.37 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 0.2%
1 Year 26.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 13.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 21.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital growth. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets, determined at the time of purchase, in stocks and other securities with equity characteristics of US smaller capitalization companies. The fund may also invest in other types of equity securities such as preferred stocks or convertible securities. The fund may invest up to 20% of its assets in the stocks of non-US companies and large capitalization stocks.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Small Cap Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.73 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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