Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser
The fund's investment adviser is The Dreyfus Corporation (Dreyfus). Thomas J. Durante, Karen Q. Wong and Richard A. Brown are the fund's primary portfolio managers. Mr. Durante has been the primary portfolio manager of the fund since January 2002. Mr. Durante is a senior portfolio manager with Mellon Capital Management Corporation (Mellon Capital), an affiliate of Dreyfus. Ms. Wong and Mr. Brown have been primary portfolio managers of the fund since October 2010. Ms. Wong is a managing director and head of equity portfolio management with Mellon Capital. Mr. Brown is a managing director of equity portfolio management with Mellon Capital. Mr. Durante, Ms. Wong and Mr. Brown also are employees of Dreyfus. Mellon Capital investment professionals manage Dreyfus-managed funds pursuant to a dual-employee arrangement, under Dreyfus' supervision, and apply their firm's proprietary investment process in managing the funds.
Top Holdings 2
|Johnson & Johnson||1.61%|
|Berkshire Hathaway, Cl. B||1.59%|
|JPMorgan Chase & Co.||1.58%|
|Facebook, Cl. A||1.38%|
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Notes & Disclosures
- Portfolio composition and allocation is as of 12/31/16 and is subject to change at any time. Totals may not be exact due to rounding. Negative exposures may represent short positions through derivatives. Asset Exposure percentages include any exposure through long future positions but do not include any short positions or currency transactions.
- The holdings listed should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell a security. Large concentrations can increase share price volatility.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- A statistical measurement of dispersion around an average which depicts how widely fund returns varied over a certain period of time. Source: Morningstar