4 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 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 51.11 percent over the past year, 23.55 percent over the past three years, and 21.83 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||45.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||23.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||21.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes in small cap companies. It primarily invests in stocks of small cap companies. The fund defines a small cap company as one whose market capitalization falls approximately (i) within the current market capitalization range of companies in the Russell 2000 Index or (ii) below the average, for the past three years, of the highest market capitalization company as of December 31 within the Russell 2000 Index.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
PNC Multi Factor Small Cap Core has an expense ratio of 0.95 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.