Royce Special Equity Fund Investment Class (RYSEX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small value
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund's investment adviser invests the fund's assets primarily in equity securities of small-cap companies with stock market capitalizations up to $3 billion. Normally- the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. At least 65% of these securities will be issued by companies with stock market capitalizations up to $3 billion at the time of investment. Although the fund normally focuses on securities of U.S. companies- it may invest up to 5% of its net assets (measured at the time of investment) in securities of companies headquartered in foreign countries.


1 month+6.69% 3 years+8.15%
3 months+6.74% 5 years+8.54%
1 year+13.11% Since inception+9.09%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Small value

Performance 5-yr return+8.54%+9.10%
Expense ratio1.17%1.27%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.540.71
Net assets$1.4B$1.1B
Average market cap$1.4B$2.9B
Average P/E20.918.7
Portfolio turnover15%15%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyRoyce
Fund manager & tenureCharles Dreifus / 20 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock89.97%
International stock1.68%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 28.57%
Consumer service 18.88%
Industrial materials 16.40%
Hardware 10.41%
Business service 8.70%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PLCE Childrens Place Inc7.55%
UNF UniFirst Corp5.88%
AVX AVX Corp5.69%
SMP Standard Motor Products Inc4.79%
SCHL Scholastic Corp4.56%
HUBB Hubbell Inc4.51%
MDP Meredith Corp4.25%
TER Teradyne Inc3.87%
CPLA Capella Education Co3.67%
WMK Weis Markets Inc3.50%