Dreyfus Opportunistic Small Cap Fund

  • Ticker: DSCVX
  • Product Code: 0253
  • CUSIP: 26200C403
Share Class:


Fund Type: Equity
Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser: David A. Daglio
James Boyd
Dale Dutile
Inception Date December 29, 1993
Total Assets Investor Shares (as of 02/22/17): $1,055,990,806.56
Portfolio (as of 02/22/17): $1,061,107,205.21
Minimum Initial Investment $2,500
Minimum Subsequent Investment $100
Dividend Schedule Declared Annually,
Distributed Annually,
Paid Annually
Fiscal Year End Aug 31
Fund Status Closed to all new investors. See Prospectus for details.

Performance 1

Average Annual Total Returns

as of 12/31/16
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
16.48% 4.61% 15.35% 10.51% 11.83% 12/29/93
Russell 2000(r) Index 2
21.31% 6.74% 14.46% 7.07%    

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™ for Investor Shares shares among 625 funds in the Small Blend category as of 01/31/17. 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 01/31/17 the fund received 2, 3, and 4 stars for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods out of 625, 536 and 366 funds in the category. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Other share classes may have different ratings.

Daily Statistics

as of 02/23/17
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12 Month High
12 Month Low

Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

Total Expenses 1.11%

Dreyfus Investment Style 4

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The fund seeks capital appreciation. 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 Russell 2000 Index is an unmanaged index of small-cap stock market performance and is composed of the 2,000 smallest companies in the Russell 3000 Index. The Russell 3000 Index is composed of the 3000 largest U.S. companies based on total market capitalization.
  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. Ratings reflect sales loads.The fund represents a single portfolio with multiple share classes that have different expense structures.
  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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