Best- and worst-performing equity funds

By category, ranked by one-year total returns

Dec 22, 2013 @ 12:01 am (Updated 3:54 pm) EST

LARGE-CAP GROWTH
Top 10Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Morgan Stanley Inst Portfolio I (MSEQX)$1,098.143.5%16.7%25.9%0.7%
Transamerica Capital Growth A (IALAX)$771.742.8%15.6%21.3%1.5%
T. Rowe Price Institutional Large-Cap Growth Fund (TRLGX)$9,270.942.8%17.9%24.6%0.6%
Putnam Voyager Fund A (PVOYX)$4,151.242.6%10.0%22.2%1.1%
JPMorgan Dynamic Growth Fund Select (JDGSX)$198.641.9%17.0%22.4%1.0%
Columbia Select Large Cap Growth Fund Z (UMLGX)$6,461.640.3%15.2%23.7%0.9%
Columbia Active Portfolios-Select LC Growth A (CSLGX)$1,532.339.3%N/AN/A1.2%
Putnam Growth Opportunities Fund A (POGAX)$431.839.1%16.6%22.7%1.2%
T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund (TRBCX)$21,968.438.9%18.4%22.9%0.8%
T. Rowe Price Inst Large-Cap Core Growth Fund (TPLGX)$909.838.8%18.3%22.9%0.7%
Bottom 5
Polen Growth Fund Institutional (POLIX)$339.818.4%12.2%N/A1.0%
John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund A (USGLX)$1,236.824.0%15.5%19.7%1.3%
ASTON/Montag & Caldwell Growth Fund N (MCGFX)$5,387.024.4%13.7%15.7%1.1%
Eaton Vance-Atlanta Capital Focused Growth Fund I (EILGX)$174.224.9%11.1%17.2%0.9%
Neuberger Berman Select Equities Fund A (NBEAX)$101.625.1%13.6%13.9%1.2%
Classification total/average$614,935.431.2%14.2%18.9%1.2%
S&P 500 Growth Total Return Index30.0%16.4%19.2%

LARGE-CAP VALUE
Top 10Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Hotchkis & Wiley Large Cap Value Fund I (HWLIX)$687.240.3%17.0%20.5%1.1%
Sound Shore Fund Investor (SSHFX)$2,081.640.0%16.6%18.1%0.9%
Touchstone Focused Fund Y (TFFYX)$947.038.8%18.9%19.7%1.0%
Dodge & Cox Stock Fund (DODGX)$53,873.838.4%17.7%19.6%0.5%
LSV Conservative Value Equity Fund (LSVVX)$160.237.5%17.0%16.9%0.4%
Columbia Select Large-Cap Value Fund A (SLVAX)$684.837.1%17.1%19.8%1.3%
Hotchkis & Wiley Diversified Value Fund I (HWCIX)$469.236.9%15.8%20.2%1.0%
BlackRock Basic Value Fund Institutional (MABAX)$4,517.336.4%15.7%18.3%0.6%
Dreyfus Strategic Value Fund A (DAGVX)$1,560.036.4%15.0%17.1%1.0%
T. Rowe Price Value Fund (TRVLX)$17,611.536.3%17.6%20.6%0.9%
Bottom 5
ASTON/Anchor Capital Enhanced Equity Fund N (AMBEX)$159.012.4%7.0%11.1%1.2%
Cullen High Dividend Equity Fund Retail (CHDEX)$2,587.620.4%14.4%13.3%1.0%
EIC Value Fund Institutional (EICIX)$213.720.9%N/AN/A1.0%
Huntington Income Equity Fund Trust (HIEFX)$142.321.2%13.4%15.1%1.2%
Hennessy Cornerstone Value Fund Investor (HFCVX)$145.024.3%14.6%20.1%1.3%
Classification total/average$321,443.930.4%14.4%16.3%1.2%
S&P 500 Value Total Return Index30.7%15.8%16.3%

SMALL-CAP GROWTH
Top 10Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Morgan Stanley Inst Small Company Growth Port I (MSSGX)$2,269.261.1%19.0%26.7%1.1%
AllianzGI Ultra Micro Cap Fund Institutional (AUMIX)$124.656.5%22.7%33.6%2.0%
Managers Micro-Cap Fund Service (MMCFX)$228.055.9%18.9%24.1%1.4%
Franklin Small Cap Growth Fund A (FSGRX)$1,138.454.0%18.3%28.0%1.4%
William Blair Small Cap Growth Fund I (WBSIX)$640.153.2%15.3%25.8%1.3%
Conestoga Small Cap Fund (CCASX)$672.249.3%20.1%23.2%1.1%
Emerald Growth Fund A (HSPGX)$206.249.1%18.9%24.5%1.3%
TCM Small Cap Growth Fund (TCMSX)$282.448.2%15.0%19.6%0.9%
Principal SmallCap Growth Fund II Institutional (PSIIX)$213.547.4%17.2%23.0%1.0%
T. Rowe Price New Horizons Fund (PRNHX)$15,523.347.3%21.8%30.1%0.8%
Bottom 5
Wells Fargo Advantage Traditional Small Cap Growth Fund A (EGWAX)$167.320.9%8.3%19.2%1.3%
Virtus Small-Cap Core Fund I (PKSFX)$510.526.6%15.6%20.6%1.1%
ASTON/TAMRO Small Cap Fund N (ATASX)$1,350.329.7%12.5%21.0%1.3%
Wasatch Core Growth Fund Investor (WGROX)$989.729.8%17.5%25.9%1.2%
Wasatch Small Cap Growth Fund Investor (WAAEX)$2,568.430.6%14.5%24.9%1.3%
Classification total/average$136,537.8 41.4%15.4%23.2%1.4%
S&P Small Cap 600 Growth Total Return43.8%18.7%23.6%

EQUITY INCOME
Top 10Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
TCW Dividend Focused Fund N (TGIGX)$1,112.732.4%17.0%20.1%1.1%
BNY Mellon Income Stock Fund M (MPISX)$1,112.331.9%16.8%17.6%0.8%
Oppenheimer Equity Income Fund A (OAEIX)$5,572.931.8%14.0%20.8%1.1%
Parnassus Equity Income Fund Investor (PRBLX)$7,709.331.7%16.7%17.9%0.9%
Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund A (LAFFX)$7,254.731.5%12.5%13.9%0.9%
Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX)$669.731.2%16.4%19.1%1.0%
Hamlin High Dividend Equity Fund Institutional (HHDFX)$203.231.1%N/AN/A1.0%
Nicholas Equity Income Fund I (NSEIX)$480.031.0%15.4%21.1%0.8%
Principal Small-MidCap Dividend Income Fund Inst (PMDIX)$605.830.8%N/AN/A0.9%
Shelton Core Value Fund Direct (EQTIX)$194.130.8%14.9%18.1%0.9%
Bottom 5
Neuberger Berman Equity Income Fund Institutional (NBHIX)$1,810.410.0%9.0%15.3%0.7%
O'Shaughnessy Enhanced Dividend Fund I (OFDIX)$117.517.0%10.0%N/A1.0%
American Century Equity Income Fund Investor (TWEIX)$10,676.818.4%11.6%12.6%0.9%
Federated Strategic Value Dividend Fund Institutional (SVAIX)$7,844.819.2%14.6%13.7%0.8%
Invesco Dividend Income Fund Investor (FSTUX)$446.819.6%13.6%12.7%1.1%
Classification total/average$269,041.925.7%13.9%16.0%1.3%
Russell 1000 Value Total Return Index31.1%16.3%16.6%

REAL ESTATE
Top 10Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Baron Real Estate Fund Retail (BREFX)$926.528.1%22.0%1.4%
REMS Real Estate Value-Opportunity Fund Institutional (HLRRX)$311.616.8%14.7%24.8%1.7%
CGM Realty Fund (CGMRX)$1,159.48.9%7.5%18.6%0.9%
Cohen & Steers Realty Income Fund A (CSEIX)$1,329.17.6%10.6%20.2%1.3%
Principal Real Estate Securities Fund R-5 (PREPX)$1,327.47.2%11.5%18.7%1.1%
T Rowe Price Real Estate Fund (TRREX)$3,622.86.8%10.9%19.9%0.8%
John Hancock Real Estate Equity Fund NAV$234.16.6%10.7%19.4%1.0%
Cohen & Steers Institutional Realty Shares (CSRIX)$2,492.16.6%10.2%19.3%0.8%
Cohen & Steers Realty Shares (CSRSX)$5,158.46.2%10.0%19.0%1.0%
Morgan Stanley Inst US Real Estate Portfolio I (MSUSX)$909.65.7%9.6%18.4%1.0%
Bottom 5
Pimco RealEstateRealReturn Strategy Fund Institutional (PRRSX)$3,474.4-11.0%14.8%29.2%0.7%
Davis Real Estate Fund A (RPFRX)$222.70.7%9.4%16.3%1.0%
REMS Real Estate Income 50/50 Portfolio Institutional (RREIX)$128.12.1%N/AN/A0.8%
Columbia Real Estate Equity Fund Z (CREEX)$497.92.4%9.4%17.7%1.1%
Neuberger Berman Real Estate Fund Trust (NBRFX)$923.43.1%9.9%19.4%1.5%
Classification total/average$73,210.84.3%10.4%19.0%1.4%
Dow Jones U.S. Select REIT Total Return4.4%11.0%19.4%

Assets and expense ratio as of Nov. 13; returns as of Dec. 9. Distinct classes and funds with $100 million portfolio minimum only. Excludes leveraged and inverse funds. Funds closed to new investors have been omitted for the top-10 grouping. Rankings are based on unrounded figures. Three-year and five-year returns are annualized. In case of multiple share classes, the oldest share class is listed. N/A = not available (fund has been in operation for less than the year indicated). *Net prospectus Source: Lipper