A BNY MELLON COMPANY

The Dreyfus Fund Incorporated

  • Ticker: DREVX
  • Product Code: 0026
  • CUSIP: 262003106

Snapshot

Fund Type: Equity
Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser: Sean P. Fitzgibbon
David Sealy
Barry K. Mills
Inception Date May 24, 1951
Total Assets (000s) Portfolio (as of 04/23/14): $1,485,276
Minimum Initial Investment $2,500
Minimum Subsequent Investment $100
Dividend Schedule Declared Quarterly,
Distributed Quarterly,
Paid Quarterly
Fiscal Year End Dec 31
Fund Status Open to new investors.

Performance 1

Average Annual Total Returns

as of 03/31/14
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
Inception
Inception
Date
22.97% 12.16% 20.13% 6.95% 10.31% 05/24/51
S&P 500(r) Index 2
21.86% 14.66% 21.16% 7.42%    

The performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Share price and investment return fluctuate and an investor's shares may be worth more or less than original cost upon redemption. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Please use the pulldown menu above to view month-end performance.

Morningstar Rating 3

Overall Rating: 3 stars

Morningstar Overall Rating™ among 1361 funds in the Large Blend category as of 03/31/14. Ratings reflect risk-adjusted performance, and are derived from a weighted average of the fund's 3-, 5-, and 10-year (as applicable) ratings. As of 03/31/14 the fund received 2, 3, and 3 stars for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods out of 1361, 1219 and 806 funds in the category. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Daily Statistics

Price
as of 04/24/14
$11.75
Change down arrow -0.01
12 Month High
(12/20/13)
$12.63
12 Month Low
(06/24/13)
$10.51

Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

Total Expenses 0.75%

Dreyfus Investment Style 4

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Objective/Approach

The fund seeks long-term capital growth consistent with the preservation of capital. View the Strategy & Risks section for this fund for more information.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the fund carefully before investing. Download a prospectus, or a summary prospectus, if available, that contains this and other information about the fund, and read it carefully before investing.

Notes & Disclosures
  1. Performance is historical and not indicative of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate and an investor will receive more or less than the original cost upon redemption.
  2. Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects reinvestment of dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The Standard & Poor's 500 (S&P 500) Composite Stock Price Index is a widely accepted, unmanaged index of U.S. stock market performance.
  3. The Ratings formula measures the amount of variation in a fund's performance and gives more emphasis to downward variations. The top 10% of the funds in the category receive five stars; the next 22.5% four stars; the next 35% three stars; the next 22.5% two stars; and the last 10% one star.
  4. The "Dreyfus Investment Style Classification" graphically depicts the fund's investment strategy as described in its Prospectus. The horizontal and vertical axes describe the fund's investment style and market capitalization range for stocks in the fund's portfolio, respectively. It is designed to support asset allocation decisions and not to depict actual fund holdings at a point in time.
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