Invests primarily in reasonably priced stocks of small- and mid-cap companies that exhibit positive growth characteristics.
Selects stocks through an intensive, bottom-up process that includes frequent conversations with key executives and employees, regular on-site visits, industry analysis and thorough fundamental research.
Managed by one of the industry's most experienced growth teams, comprised of portfolio managers, analysts and industry-dedicated specialists.
International investing involves special risks including currency risk, increased volatility, political risks, and differences in auditing and other financial standards.
Small-company stocks may be less liquid and subject to greater price volatility than large-capitalization stocks.
Fund shares are available exclusively as a funding vehicle for life insurance companies writing variable life insurance policies and variable annuity contracts. If you are an individual investor, contact your financial advisor or insurance company for more information on these products.
Investors should carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain a summary prospectus or prospectus containing this and other information, contact us or view the prospectus provided on this website. Please carefully read the summary prospectus or prospectus before investing.
"Category" product classifications noted at the top are Federated's internal classifications.