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FMSVX FMC Strategic Value

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Fund FMSVX FMC Strategic Value VEVFX Vanguard Explorer Value Inv PENNX Royce Pennsylvania Mutual Invmt  
100% 85% 85%
Annual Fees
(1.20% Exp. Ratio)
(0.65% Exp. Ratio)
(0.93% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.71% annual return
$36,865.65 $43,546.14 $40,010.91
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$6,680.49 +$3,145.26
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 5.33%
3 YR -4.87%
5 YR 7.53%
10 YR 3.02%
1 YR RETURN 15.83%
3 YR 7.32%
5 YR 16.31%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 16.54%
3 YR 3.35%
5 YR 12.10%
10 YR 6.28%
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in common stocks of U.S. companies with small to medium market capitalizations (between $250 million and $5 billion) that the adviser believes are selling at a market price below their true value and offer the potential to increase in value. It will generally invest in equity securities of domestic companies, but may also invest in equity securities of foreign companies and American Depositary Receipts.
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in the stocks of small and mid-size U.S. companies, choosing stocks considered by an advisor to be undervalued. Undervalued stocks are generally those that are out of favor with investors and are trading at prices that an advisor feels are below average in relation to measures such as cash flow and book value. These stocks may have above-average dividend yields. The fund uses multiple investment advisors.
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests its assets primarily in the equity securities of small-cap companies with stock market capitalizations up to $3 billion that the advisor believes are trading below its estimate of their current worth. Normally, it invests at least 65% of its net assets in the equity securities of such small-cap companies. Although the fund normally focuses on the securities of U.S. companies, it may invest up to 25% of its net assets (measured at the time of investment) in securities of companies headquartered in foreign countries.

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