3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
#124 in Small Growth
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 24.42 percent over the past year, 17.61 percent over the past three years, 18.17 percent over the past five years, and 8.28 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||22.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||17.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||18.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.3%|
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 are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Virtus Small-Cap Core Fund has an expense ratio of 1.37 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.