4 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
1 / 5 Stars
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 37.82 percent over the past year, 18.91 percent over the past three years, 19.56 percent over the past five years, and 9.63 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||31.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||18.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||19.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.6%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in common stocks of smaller, lesser-known U.S. companies. It normally invests in companies that the sub-adviser ("Sub-Adviser") believes have above average prospects for growth. For this fund, smaller companies are those with market capitalizations that fall within the range of companies in the Russell 2000® Growth Index.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
ING SmallCap Opportunities Fund has an expense ratio of 1.75 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.