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HSPGX Emerald Growth A

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Fund HSPGX Emerald Growth A SCAP AdvisorShares Cornerstone Small Cap ETF  
Similarity
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100% 94%
Annual Fees
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$122.48
(1.16% Exp. Ratio)
$95.03
(0.90% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.58% annual return
$35,962.63 $38,911.59
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,948.96
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 3.53%
3 YR 6.90%
5 YR 15.76%
10 YR 8.23%
1 YR RETURN 15.33%
3 YR 8.24%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks long-term growth through capital appreciation. Under normal conditions, the fund typically invests in equity securities, including common stocks, preferred stocks, and securities convertible into common or preferred stocks. It can invest in companies from a wide range of industries and of various sizes. This includes smaller companies, which are defined by the Adviser as those having a market capitalization equal to or less than that of the largest companies in the Russell 2000 Index.
The investment seeks to provide total return through long-term capital appreciation and current income. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in a diversified group of U.S.-traded equity securities consisting of common and preferred stock, ADRs, and REITs. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in small cap securities. The fund's sub-advisor generally defines a small cap company as one having a market capitalization less than the market cap of the largest company in the Russell 2000 Index at the time of acquisition.

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