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U.S. News evaluated 215 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 24.23 percent over the past year, 9.00 percent over the past three years, 19.78 percent over the past five years, and 7.70 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 03.31.2014|
|Year to date||3.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||9.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||19.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.7%|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests the fund's assets primarily in the equity securities of micro-cap, small-cap, and/or mid-cap companies with market capitalizations up to $5 billion that it believes are trading significantly below its estimate of their current worth. Normally, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of companies with market capitalizations up to $5 billion. Although the fund normally focuses on the securities of U.S. companies, it may invest up to 25% of its net assets in securities of companies headquartered in foreign countries.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Royce Value Plus Fund has an expense ratio of 2.36 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.