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Dreyfus Worldwide Growth Fund

  • Ticker: PGRCX
  • Product Code: 0638
  • CUSIP: 261989305
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Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser

The Dreyfus Corporation, the fund's investment adviser, has engaged Fayez Sarofim & Co. (Sarofim & Co.), to serve as the fund's sub-investment adviser. Sarofim & Co., subject to Dreyfus' supervision and approval, provides investment advisory assistance and research and the day-to-day management of the fund's investments. The fund is managed by a team of portfolio managers employed by Sarofim & Co., consisting of Fayez Sarofim, Catherine Crain, Jeff Jacobe, Gentry Lee, Christopher Sarofim and Charles Sheedy. The team is supported by Sarofim & Co.'s Investment Committee, all the members of which are senior investment professionals at Sarofim & Co. Mr. Fayez Sarofim, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board and Chief Investment Officer, founded Sarofim & Co. in 1958 and has been a portfolio manager of the fund since its inception in July 1993.

Top Holdings 2

Philip Morris International 6.67%
Christian Dior Sa 6.54%
Roche Holdings Ltd-Spons Adr 6.24%
Exxon Mobil Corporate 5.92%
Chevron 4.62%
L'oreal, Adr 4.55%
Apple 4.51%
Nestle, Adr 4.44%
Coca-Cola 4.25%
Air Liquide-Unsponsored Adr 3.11%

Portfolio Statistics

Benchmark 3 MSCI World Index
Number of Holdings 50
as of 03/31/14
Portfolio Turnover Rate 2.97%
as of fiscal year end 10/31/13
P/E Ratio 4 15.63
as of 02/28/14

Risk Measures

as of 03/31/14
R Squared 5 82.20
Beta 6 0.72
Standard Deviation 7 13.40

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. Portfolio composition and allocation is as of 03/31/14 and is subject to change at any time. Totals may not be exact due to rounding. Negative exposures may represent short positions through derivatives.
  2. The holdings listed should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell a security. Large concentrations can increase share price volatility.
  3. Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects reinvestment of dividends, and where applicable, capital gains distributions. The Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index is designed to measure global equity performance of developed markets. The index includes 24 MSCI national developed market indices.
  4. Price/earnings for a stock is the ratio of the company's most recent month-end share price to the company's estimated earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal year. If a third-party estimate for the current year EPS is not available, Morningstar will calculate an internal estimate based on the most recently reported EPS and average historical earnings growth rates. Price/ earnings is one of the five value factors used to calculate the Morningstar Style Box. For portfolios, this historical P/E data point is calculated by taking an asset-weighted average of the earnings yields (E/P) of all the stocks in the portfolio and then taking the reciprocal of the result. Source: Morningstar
  5. Reflects the percentage of a fund's movements that can be explained by movements in a particular benchmark. An R-squared of 100 indicates fund movements that are perfectly correlated to those of the benchmark. In order to compare funds across general asset classes, Morningstar calculates R-squared values relative to a "standard" broad-based market index. For example, the R-squared of both a small cap, domestic equity fund and a domestic technology fund would be determined against the S&P 500 Index. Thus, the "standard" broad-based market index used by Morningstar may differ from the fund's actual benchmark stated in this factsheet. Source: Morningstar
  6. Beta is a measure of the systematic risk of a stock or a portfolio and is an indicator of expected return. A beta higher than 1.0 has higher risk than the overall market has and thus the stock or portfolio can be expected to perform in relation to the overall market in that way.
  7. A statistical measurement of dispersion around an average which depicts how widely fund returns varied over a certain period of time. Source: Morningstar
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