Virtus Small-Cap Core Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 1 4 3 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D (Sell)

#107 in Small Growth

U.S. News evaluated 219 Small Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 15.98 percent over the past year, 10.91 percent over the past three years, 18.84 percent over the past five years, and 7.88 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 0.3%
1 Year 16.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 10.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 18.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 7.9%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation, with dividend income a secondary consideration. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in common stocks of small market capitalization companies. Its subadviser considers small market capitalization companies for this purpose to be those companies that, at the time of initial purchase, have market capitalizations within the range of companies included in the Russell 2000® Index. The fund pursues long-term capital appreciation in the small market capitalization sector while seeking to provide the risk characteristics of the less volatile large capitalization S&P 500® Index.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Virtus Small-Cap Core Fund has an expense ratio of 1.39 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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