1 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
1 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 213 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 8.79 percent over the past year, 5.81 percent over the past three years, 2.73 percent over the past five years, and 11.81 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||7.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||11.8%|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets 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, basing this assessment chiefly on balance sheet quality and cash flow levels. Although the fund normally focuses on the securities of U.S. companies, it may invest up to 25% of its net assets in foreign securities.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Royce Value Plus Fund has an expense ratio of 2.37 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.