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U.S. News evaluated 115 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 40.11 percent over the past year, 16.16 percent over the past three years, 16.87 percent over the past five years, and 9.20 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||33.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||16.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.2%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities of small capitalized ("small cap") companies. It invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments, of small cap domestic companies that the advisor believes offer a long- term investment value. For purposes of the fund, the advisor considers a company to be a small cap company if it has a market capitalization no larger than the largest capitalized company included in the Russell 2000® Value Index at the time of the fund's investment.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
William Blair Small Cap Value Fund has an expense ratio of 1.18 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.