5 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
#1 in Small Value
U.S. News evaluated 113 Small Value 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 16.00 percent over the past year, 12.58 percent over the past three years, 10.44 percent over the past five years, and 13.20 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||9.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||10.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||13.2%|
The investment seeks above-average capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes) in the equity securities of small capitalization (or "cap") companies or in other investments with similar economic characteristics. The fund defines small cap companies as companies with market caps not exceeding $3 billion or the highest month-end market cap value of any stock in the Russell 2000® Value Index for the previous 12 months, whichever is greater. The fund may invest up to 10% of its assets in foreign securities, including emerging markets securities.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Consulting Group Small Capitalization Value Equity has an expense ratio of 0.98 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.