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Dreyfus International Equity Fund

  • Ticker: DIERX
  • Product Code: 0733
  • CUSIP: 26201F405
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Total Returns 1

Average Annual Total Returns

as of 03/31/14
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
Inception
Inception
Date
23.73% 9.99% 17.43% 6.68% 6.42% 12/08/88
MSCI-EAFE(r) Index 2
17.56% 7.21% 16.02% 6.53%    

Cumulative Returns

as of 03/31/14
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
Inception
Inception
Date
23.73% 33.08% 123.34% 90.94% 382.73% 12/08/88
MSCI-EAFE(r) Index 2
17.56% 23.24% 110.17% 88.22%    

YTD Returns

as of 04/17/14
0.50%

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 (%)

Yearly

Year (%)
2013 27.51
2012 21.94
2011 -11.53
2010 8.45
2009 27.87
2008 -47.94
2007 6.51
2006 29.09
2005 17.12
2004 25.52

Morningstar Rating 3

Overall Rating: 4 stars

Morningstar Overall Rating™ for Class I shares among 306 funds in the Foreign Large Value category as of 03/31/14. 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 03/31/14 the fund received 4, 4, and 3 stars for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods out of 306, 267 and 140 funds in the category. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Other share classes may have different ratings.

Daily Statistics

Price
as of 04/17/14
$36.39
Change up arrow 0.05
12 Month High
(03/06/14)
$37.18
12 Month Low
(06/24/13)
$29.84

Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

Total Expenses 1.07%
Net Expenses 0.85% 4

Value

Change in Value of a $10,000 Initial Investment

A hypothetical $10,000 investment in the fund's Class I shares at inception on 12/8/1988 would have been worth $48,301 on 3/31/2014. 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 net dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australasia, Far East Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to measure equity performance in developed market excluding the United States and Canada. The index consists of 21 MSCI national developed market indices.
  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 Corporation and The Boston Company Asset Management LLC has contractually agreed, with respect to each class of fund shares to assume the expenses of the class so that such expenses do not exceed the annual rates of expenses of 1.12% for class A, 1.90% for class C, and .85% for class I, until the fiscal year end following such time as the expenses are equal to or less than such annual rate for each class.
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