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Royce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Royce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund

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Graph of Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) ManagerFund Manager - Charles R. Dreifus

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 19.3 years
Fund Family: Royce
Fund Category: Small Value
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.51)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: US News (2011), Money Magazine (2011),
Dreifus is a principal and senior portfolio manager of Royce & Associates, LLC. Prior to joining Royce in 1998, he was a general partner and managing director and, most recently, a limited managing director of Lazard Freres & Co., LLC.  Get more insights on Charles R. Dreifus

 

Graph of Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) ProfileRoyce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. At least 65% of these securities will be issued by companies with stock market capitalizations up to $2.5 billion at the time of investment. Although the Fund normally focuses on the securities of U.S. companies, it may invest up to 5% of its assets in foreign securities.

 

Royce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund Strength What we like about Royce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund

Data for Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) management has been with Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund for 19.3 years
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 15.00% vs Small Value average of 58.14%. It is good that Royce Special Equity Invmt management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.81, lower than category average of 14.31
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Value average: 1.15% vs 1.33%
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) Weakness What we are cautious about Royce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund

Data for Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -5.90% vs -3.44% Small Value category median performance)
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 3.06% vs 6.26% Small Value category median performance)
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 6.40% vs 7.71% Small Value category median performance)
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) is less safe compared to its Small Value peers
  • Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -6.77 is worse than category average of -3.94, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.28
See Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Aadditional top Small Value mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Royce Special Equity Invmt7.75-5.903.066.40
CornerCap Small Cap Value (CSCVX)4.881.5711.119.49Compare
Dean Small Cap Value (DASCX)9.152.098.239.21Compare
Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX)8.731.9310.6710.24Compare

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend ETF (DES)8.71%2.35%9.27%
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (SLYV)8.03%0.48%9.10%
First Trust Small Cap Val AlphaDEX ETF (FYT)000
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value (JKL)000
PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap ETF (PZI)000

 

Graph of Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) Net Asset TrackingRoyce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Royce Special Equity Invmt fund (RYSEX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.46B
03/2016$1.48B
02/2016$1.40B
More historic net asset information on Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX)

  

Graph of Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) Portfolio TrackingRoyce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Royce Special Equity Invmt fund (RYSEX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20168.02%91.98%0%0%
12/20151.94%98.06%0%0%
09/20157.07%92.93%0%0%
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graph of Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Royce Special Equity Invmt (RYSEX) Fund

Discover what Royce Special Equity Invmt Fund (RYSEX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Unifirst Corporation Common Sto [7.2%]
AVX Corporation Common Stock [6.54%]
Meredith Corporation Common Sto [4.96%]
Neenah Paper, Inc. Common Stock [4.76%]
Standard Motor Products, Inc. C [4.5%]
Hubbell Inc Common Stock [4.29%]
Scholastic Corporation [4.26%]
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. [3.91%]
Teradyne, Inc. Common Stock [3.75%]

Dec 30, 2015
Unifirst Corporation Common Sto [9.61%]
AVX Corporation Common Stock [6.96%]
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. [5.64%]
Meredith Corporation Common Sto [4.9%]
Neenah Paper, Inc. Common Stock [4.87%]
Standard Motor Products, Inc. C [4.75%]
Scholastic Corporation [4.31%]
Hubbell Inc Common Stock [4.18%]
Weis Markets, Inc. Common Stock [3.67%]

Sep 29, 2015
Unifirst Corporation Common Sto [8.28%]
AVX Corporation Common Stock [6.37%]
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. [5.65%]
Meredith Corporation Common Sto [4.39%]
Neenah Paper, Inc. Common Stock [4.19%]
Standard Motor Products, Inc. C [4.12%]
The Finish Line, Inc. [3.59%]
Scholastic Corporation [3.35%]
Applied Industrial Technologies [3.1%]
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