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4 Dreyfus Mutual Funds to Add to Your Portfolio

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Founded in 1951, Dreyfus Corporation invests its assets in mutual funds from different categories, including both equity and fixed-income funds. With nearly $63 billion assets under management as of Jan 31, 2019, Dreyfus is considered one of the leaders in investment management and the distribution domain in the United States.

Separately, its parent company BNY Mellon seeks to offer a wide range of financial services including investment management, investment services and wealth management across 35 countries. BNY Mellon was established in 1784 by Alexander Hamilton.

Below we share with you four top-ranked Dreyfus mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) or #2 (Buy) and expected to outperform its peers in the future. Investors can click here to see the complete list of Dreyfus funds.

Dreyfus Large Cap Equity I (DLQIX - Free Report) seeks growth of capital for the long run. DLQIX invests the majority of its assets in equity securities of large-cap companies. Dreyfus Large Cap Equity I has three-year annualized returns of 14.2%. 

As of February 2019, DLQIX held 81 issues, with 3.27% of its assets invested in Amazon.com Inc.

Dreyfus Tax Sensitive Total Return Bond Fund Class I (SDITX - Free Report) invests a bulk of its assets in bonds. SDITX primarily invests a large portion of its assets in municipal bonds that offer income free from federal personal income tax. The fund seeks above-average, after-tax returns. Dreyfus Tax Sensitive Total Return Bond Fund Class I has three-year annualized returns of 2.2%.

Thomas C. Casey is one of the fund managers of SDITX since 2010.   

Dreyfus Growth & Income (DGRIX - Free Report) uses a blend strategy to maintain a diversified portfolio by investing in stocks of companies worldwide. DGRIX selects securities by applying computer modeling techniques and bottom-up fundamental analysis. The Dreyfus Growth & Income is a non-diversified fund and has three-year annualized returns of 13.3%.

DGRIX has an expense ratio of 0.89% compared with the category average of 1.07%.

Dreyfus International Stock Fund Class I (DISRX - Free Report) seeks appreciation total return in the long run. The fund invests the lion’s share of its assets in stocks of non-U.S. companies from the developed markets. Such markets include Canada, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Western Europe. Dreyfus International Stock Fund Class I has three-year annualized returns of 10.9%.

Jane E Henderson is one of the fund managers of SDITX since 2009.   

To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all Dreyfus mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of Dreyfus funds.

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