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PQSAX Virtus Quality Small-Cap A

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Fund PQSAX Virtus Quality Small-Cap A BIASX Brown Advisory Small-Cap Growth Inv BCSIX Brown Capital Mgmt Small Co Inv  
100% 87% 86%
Annual Fees
(1.30% Exp. Ratio)
(1.14% Exp. Ratio)
(1.27% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.61% annual return
$34,764.39 $36,495.41 $35,082.79
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,731.02 +$318.40
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 17.98%
3 YR 7.68%
5 YR 13.47%
10 YR 7.68%
1 YR RETURN 20.69%
3 YR 9.12%
5 YR 17.08%
10 YR 10.15%
1 YR RETURN 20.10%
3 YR 9.66%
5 YR 18.56%
10 YR 13.68%
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in common stocks of small market capitalization companies. It pursues long-term capital appreciation in the small market capitalization sector while seeking to provide the risk characteristics of the less volatile large capitalization S&P 500​® Index. The fund invests in a select group of small market capitalization value companies believed to be undervalued relative to their future growth potential.
The investment seeks to achieve capital appreciation by primarily investing in equity securities. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of small domestic companies. Small companies, according to the Adviser, are companies whose market capitalizations are generally less than $6 billion at the time of purchase. It invests primarily in companies the Adviser believes have above average growth prospects.
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration in selecting portfolio investments. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of those companies with total operating revenues of $250 million or less at the time of the initial investment, ("small companies"). It typically invests in common stocks. The advisor seeks to build a portfolio of exceptional small companies with the wherewithal to become exceptional large companies. The fund typically holds a portfolio of between 40 to 65 securities which the advisor believes have the potential for growth.

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