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Overview of Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund (DSCVX)

Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap ( DSCVX ) a Zacks Ranked #2 (Buy) seeks to provide capital appreciation. DSCVX invests a lion's share of its assets in stocks of small companies. DSCVX's stock investments include common stocks, preferred stocks and convertible securities of both U.S. and foreign issuers, including those purchased in initial public offerings (IPOs). Dividends and capital gains are distributed annually.

This Small Value fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in three major groups; Small Value, Small Growth, Foreign Stock. Further, as of the last filing, SVB FINANCIAL GROUP, EMERGENT BIOSOLUTIONS and INFOBLOX INC were the top holdings for DSCVX.

The Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap fund, managed by Dreyfus Prem , carries an expense ratio of 1.10. Moreover, DSCVX requires a minimal initial investment of $2,500.

DSCVX has a history of strong positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund's returns over the 1, 3, 5 year benchmarks; 1 year 0.20%, 3 year 16.04%, and 5 year 15.89%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, please click here .

DSCVX's performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 48% in 1 year, top 17% over the past 3 years, and in the 37% over the past 5 years.

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