Dreyfus Global Absolute Return Fund

  • Ticker: DGPIX
  • Product Code: 6215
  • CUSIP: 007565344
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Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser

The investment adviser for the fund is The Dreyfus Corporation (Dreyfus). Investment decisions for the fund are made by the Global Asset Allocation Team of Mellon Capital, consisting of Vassilis Dagioglu, James Stavena, Torrey Zaches and Joseph Miletich, each of whom serves as a primary portfolio manager of the fund. Messrs. Dagioglu and Stavena have been primary portfolio managers of the fund since its inception. Messrs. Dagioglu, Stavena and Miletich are Managing Directors of Mellon Capital, where they have been employed since 1999, 1998 and 2008, respectively. Prior to 2008, Mr. Miletich was a partner and senior consultant at New England Pension Consultants and previously worked with Tower Perrin as an actuarial analyst. Mr. Zaches is a Director of Mellon Capital, where he has been employed since 1998.

Portfolio Statistics

Benchmark 2 Citibank 30-Day Treasury Bill Index
Number of Holdings 5
as of 03/31/14
Portfolio Turnover Rate 0.00%
as of fiscal year end 10/31/13

Risk Measures

as of 03/31/14
R Squared 3 12.83
Beta 4 0.23
Standard Deviation 5 5.30

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. Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved.
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. 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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