3 / 5 Stars
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1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
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 39.62 percent over the past year, 18.87 percent over the past three years, 21.25 percent over the past five years, and 8.00 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||37.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||18.9%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||21.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.0%|
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital growth. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of net assets in the equity securities of small capitalization (small-cap) companies. Typically, it invests in securities of companies with a history of above-average growth, as well as companies expected to have above-average growth. A company will be considered a small-cap company if its market capitalization, at time of purchase, is equal to or less than the largest company in the Russell 2000® Index during the most recent 12-month period.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
VALIC Company II Small Cap Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.15 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.