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Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund

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Graph of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) ManagerFund Manager - Keith L. Stransky

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.2 years
Similar Funds: DSGCX  DSGIX 
Fund Family: Dreyfus
Fund Category: Small Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: E (Score: 0.39)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) ProfileDreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund seeks capital appreciation. Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in the stocks of small cap companies. Because it may continue to hold a security whose market capitalization increases or decrease, a substantial portion of the fund's holdings can have market capitalizations outside the range of the Russell 2000 Growth Index at any given time. Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund's portfolio is constructed so as to have a growth tilt and may invest up to 15% of assets in foreign securities.

 

Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund Strength What we like about Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund

Data for Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) management has been with Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund for 9.2 years
  • Asset base in Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Growth average: 1.30% vs 1.31%

Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund

Data for Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -11.99% vs -7.74% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 4.01% vs 6.86% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 6.31% vs 7.01% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) is less safe compared to its Small Growth peers
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 148.55% that is higher than the Small Growth average of 63.11%. This could mean Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -6 is worse than category average of -3.8, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.32
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 16.06 that is higher than category average of 15.82
  • Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) carries a 5.75% load
See Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX)Compare with other top Small Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Small Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A-4.54-11.994.016.31
Thrivent Small Cap Stock A (AASMX)5.33-2.128.136.23Compare
Invesco Small Cap Growth A (GTSAX)2.31-6.349.449.20Compare
Brown Advisory Small-Cap Growth Inv (BIASX)1.441.9610.719.36Compare

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Compare Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX)Compare with Small Growth category ETFs

Some Small Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust Small Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FYC)2.08%0.72%8.41%
iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth (IJT)3.38%0.39%10.55%
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (SLYG)3.30%0.18%10.49%
Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (VIOG)2.78%0.08%10.38%
Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK)000

 

Graph of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) Net Asset TrackingDreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A fund (DSGAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$554.66M
03/2016$536.34M
02/2016$501.13M
More historic net asset information on Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX)

  

Graph of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) Portfolio TrackingDreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A fund (DSGAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160%99.87%0%0.13%
03/20160%100%0%0%
01/20160.01%99.99%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX)

 

graph of Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A (DSGAX) Fund

Discover what Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
ABIOMED, Inc. [1.29%]
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorpor [1.03%]
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. [0.98%]
Pool Corporation [0.93%]
CRCAM TOURAINE CCI [0.91%]
Tyler Technologies, Inc. Common [0.89%]
Nevro Corp. Common Stock [0.88%]
WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR [0.87%]
The Ultimate Software Group, In [0.86%]
Bank of the Ozarks [0.86%]

Mar 30, 2016
ABIOMED, Inc. [1.3%]
Bank of the Ozarks [1.01%]
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. [1.01%]
Stamps.com Inc. [1%]
MDC Partners Inc Class A [0.97%]
Pool Corporation [0.94%]
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorpor [0.92%]
CRCAM TOURAINE CCI [0.91%]
The Ultimate Software Group, In [0.89%]
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. [0.87%]

Jan 30, 2016
ABIOMED, Inc. [1.31%]
iShares Russell 2000 [1.25%]
Bank of the Ozarks [1.14%]
Pool Corporation [1.04%]
Stamps.com Inc. [1.01%]
Vail Resorts, Inc. Common Stock [0.99%]
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. [0.94%]
Nevro Corp. Common Stock [0.94%]
The Advisory Board Company [0.92%]
iShares Russell 2000 Growth [0.9%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Dreyfus Select Managers Small Cap Gr A Fund (DSGAX)

  

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