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3 Best-Rated Dreyfus Mutual Funds to Consider

The Dreyfus Corporation - a segment of BNY Mellon - was founded in 1951 and has around $286 billion of assets under management allocated across a wide range of equity and fixed-income mutual funds. Meanwhile, established in 1784 by Alexander Hamilton, BNY Mellon currently has nearly $1.6 trillion assets under management invested throughout the globe. It provides services including investment management, investment services and wealth management across 35 countries.

Below we share with you three top-rated Dreyfus mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and is expected to outperform its peers in the future. To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all Dreyfus mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of Dreyfus funds .

Dreyfus Global Equity Income A ( DEQAX ) invests a large portion of its assets in equity securities. DEQAX invests in dividend-paying companies situated in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Western Europe. DEQAX may invest a maximum 30% of its assets in emerging markets. DEQAX seeks total return. The Dreyfus Global Equity Income A fund has a three-year annualized return of 7.1%.

As of January 2016, DEQAX held 55 issues with 5.52% of its assets invested in Philip Morris International Inc

Dreyfus International Equity A ( DIEAX ) seeks capital appreciation over the long run. DIEAX invests the majority of its assets in securities of foreign companies. DIEAX focuses on companies that are located in Canada and countries included in the Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australasia and Far East (MSCI EAFE) Index. The Dreyfus International Equity A fund has a three-year annualized return of 2.3%.

DIEAX has an expense ratio of 1.12% compared to the category average of 1.22%.

Dreyfus Municipal Bond ( DRTAX ) invests a major portion of its assets in municipal debt securities that are expected to provide return exempted from federal income tax. DRTAX invests the majority of its assets in securities that are rated A or higher. DRTAX is believed to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of more than 10 years. The Dreyfus Municipal Bond fund has a three-year annualized return of 3.5%.

Daniel Marques is one of fund managers of DRTAX since 2009.

To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all Dreyfus mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of Dreyfus funds .

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