A BNY MELLON COMPANY

Dreyfus Emerging Markets Fund

  • Ticker: DRFMX
  • Product Code: 0327
  • CUSIP: 26201H104
Share Class:

Snapshot

Fund Type: Equity
Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser: D. Kirk Henry
Clifford Smith
Warren Skillman
Inception Date June 28, 1996
Total Assets (000s) Class A (as of 04/17/14): $153,506
Portfolio (as of 04/17/14): $737,634
Minimum Initial Investment $1,000
Minimum Subsequent Investment $100
Dividend Schedule Declared Annually,
Distributed Annually,
Paid Annually
Fiscal Year End May 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
at NAV
-1.69% -6.36% 11.01% 7.69% 8.31% 06/28/96
with Sales Charge Max Sales Charge:  5.75%  Front-End
-7.32% -8.18% 9.70% 7.06% 7.95%  
MSCI Emerging Markets Index 2
-1.07% -2.54% 14.83% 10.45%    

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.

Daily Statistics

Price
as of 04/17/14
$9.87
Change up arrow 0.07
12 Month High
(05/08/13)
$10.17
12 Month Low
(06/24/13)
$8.57

Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

Total Expenses 1.82%
Net Expenses 1.62% 3

Dreyfus Investment Style 4

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Objective/Approach

The fund seeks long-term capital growth. 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. Investors should consider, when deciding whether to purchase a particular class of shares, the investment amount, anticipated holding period and other relevant factors, and should read the prospectus carefully.
  2. Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects reinvestment of gross dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to measure the equity performance in global emerging markets. The index consists of 26 MSCI emerging market national indices. MSCI Indices reflect investable opportunities for global investors by taking into account local market restrictions on shareownership by foreigners.
  3. The Dreyfus Corporation has agreed to waive receipt of a portion of the Fund's management fee in the amount of .20% of 1% of the value of the Fund's average daily total assets until October 1, 2014.
  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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