Mutual Funds - Profile

Dreyfus Appreciation Fund, Inc

US > Large-Cap > Core

Rank

Universe Rank

Summary

The fund seeks primarily capital appreciation and secondarily current income by investing in established companies.

The fund starts with the sector selection based on portfolio managers’ assessment of what sectors are expected to expand in the five years or longer. Managers then focus on selecting companies using fundamental research and market dominant position.

The fund prefers to invest in companies with market capitalization above $5 billion with strong balance sheets, proven track record of earnings, above-average earnings growth and an expanding global presence.

The companies are evaluated based on industry leadership, business model More

Price

  • Last Close
  • $46.28
    -0.38
  • 52 Week HL
  • $49.67 - $37.15
  • Net Assets
  • $2430 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Feb 28, 2021

Top 10 Holdings
Mar 13, 2021

Company Holding
Microsoft Corporation 7.93
Apple Inc 7.29
Amazon Com 5.28
Alphabet Inc 5.09
Facebook Inc 4.70
Company Holding
Visa Inc 3.72
Estee Lauder 3.46
Texas Instruments 3.38
ASML Holding 2.68
J P 2.52
Total 46.05%

Manager

  • Name
  • Fayez Sarofim
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor

Documents

  • Prospectus
  • Annual Reports

Performance
-5.1 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 36.48%
  • 5 Year
  • 93.15%
  • Best
  • 37.69%
    1995
  • Worst
  • -32.41%
    2008

Returns +
A

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
DGAGX -1%25%19%29%-7%19%10%-1%11%30%14%
S&P 500 -2%27%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%30%13%

Returns +
Q

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -5.1% 3.4% -17.8% 10.2% -1.9% 7.8% 1.9% -0.2% 0.6% 7.5% -
Q2 - 10.3% 20.8% 4.4% 5.1% 4.8% 2% -0.2% 6.5% -0.2% -
Q3 - 6.9% 10.1% 1.1% 5% 4.3% 1.5% -7.2% -1% 3.6% -
Q4 - 5.9% 7% 2.6% -12.5% 7.2% 1.6% 5.8% 2.1% 8.8% -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -5.1% - - - - - - - - - - -
2021 -2.6% 2.3% 3.8% 6.5% 0.6% 3% 3.6% 2.6% 0.6% -0.5% - 1.4%

Annual
Return

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