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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 31.73 percent over the past year, 14.69 percent over the past three years, 14.70 percent over the past five years, and 7.60 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||27.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||14.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||14.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.6%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of companies with small market capitalizations or investments with similar economic characteristics, such as futures. Companies with small market capitalizations generally are those with market capitalizations of $2.5 billion or less but may include companies with market capitalizations of up to $5 billion so long as the purchase of those securities would not cause the average weighted market capitalization of the fund to exceed $3 billion.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Laudus Small Cap Market Masters Fund has an expense ratio of 1.27 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.