BNY Mellon Appreciation Fund, Inc. - Investor Shares (DGAGX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital growth consistent with the preservation of capital; its secondary goal is current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in common stocks. It focuses on "blue chip" companies with total market capitalizations of more than $5 billion at the time of purchase, including multinational companies. In addition to direct investments, the fund may invest in securities of foreign companies in the form of U.S. dollar-denominated American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).


1 month-2.86% 3 years+15.53%
3 months+0.96% 5 years+16.19%
1 year+23.52% Since inception+11.04%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return+16.19%+13.39%
Expense ratio0.89%0.91%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.120.92
Net assets$2.1B$8.4B
Average market cap$304.0B$220.9B
Average P/E29.424.9
Portfolio turnover5%5%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBNY Mellon
Fund manager & tenureFayez Sarofim / 30 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock86.96%
International stock12.24%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 26.62%
Energy 22.18%
Healthcare 11.30%
Hardware 10.84%
Industrial materials 10.23%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
AAPL Apple8.05%
MSFT Microsoft8.05%
AMZN Amazon5.56%
FB Facebook4.79%
GOOG Google4.66%
V Visa3.44%
TXN Texas Instruments3.28%
EL Estee Lauder2.91%
ASML ASML Holding NV2.56%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc2.56%