Dreyfus Small Cap Equity Fund

  • Ticker: DSERX
  • Product Code: 0442
  • CUSIP: 26201F835
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Total Returns 1

Average Annual Total Returns

as of 12/31/16
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
16.68% 6.58% 12.89% 5.89% 11.22% 02/01/00
Russell 2500(r) Value Index 2
25.20% 8.22% 15.04% 6.94%    

Cumulative Returns

as of 12/31/16
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
16.68% 21.05% 83.35% 77.20% 504.51% 02/01/00
Russell 2500(r) Value Index 2
25.20% 26.74% 101.45% 95.66%    

YTD Returns

as of 02/17/17

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.

Historical Performance 1

12 Month Yield History

Month/Year (%)


Year (%)
2016 16.68
2015 -3.53
2014 7.55
2013 34.21
2012 12.86
2011 -4.73
2010 18.95
2009 29.24
2008 -30.46
2007 -5.12

Morningstar Rating 3

Overall Rating: 3 stars

Morningstar Overall Rating™ for Class I shares among 379 funds in the Mid-Cap 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 3, 2, and 3 stars for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods out of 379, 337 and 219 funds in the category. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Other share classes may have different ratings.

Daily Statistics

as of 02/17/17
Change up arrow 0.04
12 Month High
12 Month Low

Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

Total Expenses 1.36%
Net Expenses 1.16% 4

Value 1

Change in Value of a $10,000 Initial Investment

A hypothetical $10,000 investment in the fund's Class I shares at inception on 2/1/2000 would have been worth $60,450 on 12/31/2016. Assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Performance for the fund's other share classes would vary.

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 2500 Value Index is an unmanaged index, which measures the performance of those Russell 2500 companies with lower price-to-book ratios and lower forecasted growth values.
  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. Dreyfus and TBCAM have contractually agreed, with respect to each class of the Fund, to assume the expenses of the class so that such expenses (excluding taxes, interest, brokerage commissions, commitment fees on borrowings and extraordinary expenses) do not exceed an annual rate of 1.39% for Class A, 2.22% for Class C, and 1.16% for Class I, until the fiscal year end following such time as the expenses are equal to or less than such annual rate for the applicable class.
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