NerdWallet examined all 7,000+ mutual funds that were in existence for the full decade ending December 31, 2012. Below are the top performing small-cap value funds of that ten year time period. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
|Fund Name||Symbol||Annual Return||Annual Volatility||Assets Under Management||Expense Ratio|
|Pacific Advisors Small Cap Value||PASMX||15.69%||32%||91,681,272||2.88%|
|Transamerica Small/Mid Cap Value||IIVBX||13.37%||25%||678,490,291||2.08%|
|Natixis Vaughan Nelson Small Cap Value||NEFJX||12.10%||18%||329,402,538||1.36%|
|Stratton Small-Cap Value||STSCX||11.96%||20%||827,393,185||1.20%|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Small Cap Value||SSMVX||11.85%||21%||3,544,874,624||1.33%|
|DFA US Small Cap Value||DFLVX||11.62%||22%||7,043,948,576||0.52%|
|DWS Dreman Small Cap Value||KDSAX||11.37%||21%||1,857,716,254||1.21%|
|Thrivent Partner Small Cap Value||AALVX||11.33%||22%||220,956,008||1.36%|
|Diamond Hill Small Cap||DHSCX||11.32%||20%||788,550,520||1.33%|
|Columbia Small Cap Value Fund II||NSVAX||10.83%||22%||1,400,019,857||1.06%|
|Franklin Small Cap Value||FRVLX||10.49%||23%||1,686,386,563||1.26%|
|James Small Cap||JASCX||10.19%||22%||129,280,942||1.50%|
|MassMutual Select Small Company Value||MSVSX||10.18%||21%||471,869,181||1.05%|
|Harbor Small Cap Value||HISVX||9.70%||21%||504,349,060||1.22%|
|Putnam Small Cap Value||PSLAX||9.11%||28%||154,429,548||1.30%|
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