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Pioneer Growth Opportunities A Fund (PGOFX) in Focus

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Pioneer Growth Opportunities A (PGOFX - Free Report) a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) was incepted in January 1968. PGOFX seeks capital appreciation over the long run. PGOFX invest the major portion of its assets in equity securities of companies with medium size market capitalizations. PGOFX may also invest a maximum of 20% in debt securities. PGOFX may also invest not more than one-fifth of its assets in securities of REITs. PGOFX may also invest a maximum of 20% in securities of foreign companies.

This fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in four major groups; Large Growth, Small Growth, Large Value and Intermediate Bond. Further, as of the last filing, Boston Scientific, Dollar Tree and Charles River Laboratories were the top holdings for PGOFX.

Pioneer Growth Opportunities A, managed by Pioneer Investment, carries an expense ratio of 1.05%. Moreover, PGOFX requires a minimal initial investment of $1,000.

PGOFX has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 1, 3, 5 year benchmarks; 1 year 8.30%, 3 year 7.52% and 5 year 14.73%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here.

PGOFX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 71% in 1 year, top 22% over the past 3 years, and in the 44% over the past 5 years.

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