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Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap (DSCVX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap (DSCVX) Fund

    Last Trade: $34.66 on 5/26/2017, Change: +0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) ManagerFund Manager - David A. Daglio

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.8 years
Fund Family: Dreyfus
Fund Category: Small Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.57)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Lipper Awards (2011),
Daglio has been employed by Dreyfus as a portfolio manager since April 2001 and he is also a senior vice president of The Boston Company Asset Management, LLC, an affiliate of Dreyfus, which he joined in 1997. Prior to that, David served as a senior consultant with Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group. Previous to that, he spent six years with The Dannon Company in a variety of engineering and managerial capacities. Daglio holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  Get more insights on David A. Daglio

 

Graph of Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) ProfileDreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund seeks capital appreciation. Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in the stocks of companies with market capitalizations within the range of companies in the Russell 2000 Value Index at the time of purchase.

 

Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap (DSCVX) Fund Strength What we like about Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap (DSCVX) Fund

Data for Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) management has been with Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund for 11.8 years
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 7.54% vs 6.96% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Blend average: 1.09% vs 1.22%
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) Weakness What we are cautious about Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap (DSCVX) Fund

Data for Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -6.94% vs -5.18% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 7.60% vs 7.84% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) is less safe compared to its Small Blend peers
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 74.06% that is higher than the Small Blend average of 52.13%. This could mean Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -5.01 is worse than category average of -4.16, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.48
  • Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 18.25 that is higher than category average of 14.58
See Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap1.67-6.947.547.60
Voya Small Company W (ISMWX)5.840.399.509.36Compare
Natixis Vaughan Nelson Small Cap Value A (NEFJX)4.84-1.7410.7010.01Compare
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Compare Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX)Compare with Small Blend category ETFs

Some Small Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY)5.61%0.29%9.84%
Wilshire Micro-Cap ETF (WMCR)000
Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (VB)000
Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (VIOO)000
WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings ETF (EES)000

 

Graph of Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) Net Asset TrackingDreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap (DSCVX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap fund (DSCVX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$809.99M
03/2016$778.47M
02/2016$712.84M
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Track portfolio allocation change of Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap fund (DSCVX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20161.1%97.33%0%1.57%
03/20162.84%97.16%0%0%
01/20160.67%99.33%0%0%
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Discover what Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. Common Sto [3.63%]
SVB Financial Group [3.12%]
SLM Corporation [2.9%]
GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR [2.74%]
CommVault Systems, Inc. [2.7%]
Methanex Corp [2.58%]
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. [2.53%]
CoreLogic, Inc. Common Stock [2.38%]
Flamel Technologies SA ADR [2.27%]
NEW GOLD INC. [2.27%]

Mar 30, 2016
SVB Financial Group [3.11%]
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. Common Sto [2.87%]
CommVault Systems, Inc. [2.7%]
GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR [2.49%]
SLM Corporation [2.47%]
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. [2.46%]
Methanex Corp [2.41%]
CoreLogic, Inc. Common Stock [2.36%]
TrueBlue, Inc. Common Stock [2.33%]
NEW GOLD INC. [2.24%]

Jan 30, 2016
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. Common Sto [3.64%]
SVB Financial Group [3.42%]
CoreLogic, Inc. Common Stock [2.83%]
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. [2.82%]
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc [2.4%]
SLM Corporation [2.29%]
FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. Cl [2.24%]
Realogy Holdings Corp. Common S [2.19%]
TrueBlue, Inc. Common Stock [2.17%]
GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR [2.15%]
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