3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#18 in Technology
U.S. News evaluated 51 Technology 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 26.96 percent over the past year, 11.65 percent over the past three years, 24.47 percent over the past five years, and 6.71 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||0.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||11.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||24.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||6.7%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in the stocks of growth companies of any size that The Dreyfus Corporation believes to be leading producers or beneficiaries of technological innovation. Up to 25% of the fund's assets may be invested in foreign securities. In choosing stocks, the fund looks for technology companies with the potential for strong earnings or revenue growth rates. Its investment process centers on a multi-dimensional approach that looks for opportunities across emerging growth, cyclical or stable growth companies.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Technology Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.39 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.