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    BNY Mellon Global Equity Income Fund

    Why invest in this Fund?

    The fund seeks total return (consisting of capital appreciation and income). To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities. The fund seeks to focus on dividend-paying stocks of companies located in the developed capital markets, such as the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Western Europe.
    Min. class investment
    $1,000
    Class Inception Date
    10/18/07
    Fund Assets
    $342,499,241  As of  02/03/23
    Class Assets
    $13,817,210  As of  02/03/23
    Portfolio Turnover Rate
    52.78% As of fiscal year end  10/31/22
    Morningstar Category
    Global Large-Stock Value
    Benchmark
    FTSE World Index
    Morningstar Overall Rating
    Fund Holdings
    58 As of 12/31/22

    Morningstar Rating™ as of December 31, 2022 for the Class C class shares; other classes may have different performance characteristics. Overall rating for the Global Large-Stock Value category. Fund ratings are out of 5 Stars: Overall 4 Stars (153 funds rated); 3 Yrs. 3 Stars (153 funds rated); 5 Yrs. 4 Stars (148 funds rated); 10 Yrs. 4 Stars (89 funds rated). The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products with at least a 3-year history. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance (not including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees if applicable), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Managed products; including open-end mutual funds, closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds; are considered a single population for comparative purposes. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. © Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete, or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The fund represents a single portfolio with multiple share classes that have different expense structures. Other share classes may have achieved different results.

     

    Portfolio Managers

    • Jon Bell

      Jon Bell

      Portfolio Manager,

      2 yr(s). on fund

    • Robert Hay

      Robert Hay

      Portfolio Manager,

      2 yr(s). on fund


    Total Returns

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    Average Annual
    As of 01/31/23
    Name 3 MO
    01/31/23
    YTD
    01/31/23
    1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
    BNY Mellon Global Equity Income Fund
    DEQCX
    10.70 4.19 0.48 6.49 5.96 7.33 5.15
    Average Annual
    As of 12/31/22
    Name 3 MO
    12/31/22
    YTD
    12/31/22
    1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
    BNY Mellon Global Equity Income Fund
    DEQCX
    14.72 -5.27 -5.27 4.14 5.65 7.18 4.83
    FTSE World Index
    10.28 -17.54 -17.54 5.08 6.22 8.91 -

    The performance data quotes represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Yield, share price and investment return fluctuate and an investor’s shares may be worth more or less than original cost upon redemption. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Click above for month-end returns.

    The FTSE World Index is a market capitalization-weighted index representing the performance of the large- and mid-cap stocks from the Developed and Advanced Emerging segments of the FTSE Global Equity Index Series. Investors cannot invest directly in any index.

    Growth of $10,000 Investment

    Historical Performance

      These figures do not reflect the maximum sales charge which, if included, would reduce return.

      Yearly Total Return

      Investment return fluctuates and past performance is no guarantee of future results.


      Redemption Charge

      As of    REDEMPTION YEAR CDSC
      Year  1 1.00

      Class C shares are subject to a contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC) imposed on Class C shares redeemed within one year of purchase.

      Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

      As of  03/01/22 Fee Description Expense Ratio (%)
      Management Fee 0.75%
      12B-1 Fee 0.75%
      Service Fee 0.25%
      Other Expenses 0.20%
      Total Expenses 1.95%
      Total Expenses is the total annual operating expense ratio for the fund, before any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. Net Expenses is the total annual operating expense ratio for the fund, after any applicable fee waivers or expense reimbursements. The Total Expenses, or Net Expenses (if including fee waivers or expense reimbursements) is the actual fund expense ratio applicable to investors.

      Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser

      The fund's investment adviser is BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc. (BNYM Investment Adviser). BNYM Investment Adviser has engaged its affiliate, Newton Investment Management Limited (NIM), to serve as the fund's sub-adviser. The fund is managed by a team of portfolio managers employed by NIM. The team consists of Jon Bell and Robert Hay. Messrs. Bell and Hay have each been a primary portfolio manager of the fund since March 2020. Messrs. Bell and Hay are investment managers for NIM 's Global Equity Income strategy.

      Top Holdings

      As of 12/31/22

      Asset Allocation


          Daily Statistics

          As of 02/03/23 Name NAV Change 04/08/22  12 Month 
          High Nav
          09/30/22  12 Month 
          Low Nav
          YTD Return
          DEQCX
          $14.15
          -$0.13
          -0.91%
          $15.86 $12.93 4.89%

          Performance Metrics

          Overall Morningstar Rating


          MORNINGSTAR CATEGORY Global Large-Stock Value


          Morningstar Rating™ as of 12/31/22 for the Class C shares; other classes may have different performance characteristics. Overall rating for the Global Large-Stock Value. Fund ratings are out of 5 Stars: Overall 4 Stars (153 funds rated); 3 Yrs. 3 Stars (153 funds rated); 5 Yrs. 4 Stars (148 funds rated); 10 Yrs. 4 Stars (89 funds rated).
          The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products with at least a 3-year history. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance (not including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees if applicable), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Managed products; including open-end mutual funds, closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds; are considered a single population for comparative purposes. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5-,and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. © Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete, or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The fund represents a single portfolio with multiple share classes that have different expense structures. Other share classes may have achieved different results.

          Lipper Rankings

          • 1 Year
            15 out of 120
          • 3 Year
            40 out of 114
          • 5 Year
            18 out of 111
          • 10 Year
            29 out of 77

          LIPPER CLASSIFICATION Global Equity Income Funds


          Lipper Category returns and rankings are calculated by Lipper Inc., a Reuters Company, which is a nationally recognized organization that compares the performance of mutual funds with similar investment objectives. The Category returns represent the average performance of included funds, while rankings compare an individual fund's returns to those of the other funds in its category. Both are based on total return performance, with capital gains and dividends reinvested, with annual operating expenses deducted, but without including front or back-end sales charges. Rankings begin with the actual share class inception. Rankings are relative to a peer group and do not necessarily mean that the fund had high total returns. Rankings do not reflect sales loads

          Main Risks

          Equities are subject to market, market sector, market liquidity, issuer, and investment style risks to varying degrees.
          Investing in foreign denominated and/or domiciled securities involves special risks, including changes in currencyexchange rates, political, economic, and social instability, limited company information, differing auditing and legal standards, and less market liquidity. These risks generally are greater with emerging market countries.
          The use ofderivatives involves risks different from, or possibly greater than, the risks associated with investing directly in the underlying assets. Derivatives can be highly volatile, illiquid, and difficult to value and there is the risk that changesin the value of a derivative held by the portfolio will not correlate with the underlying instruments or the portfolio's other investments.
          Recent market risks include pandemic risks related to COVID-19. The effects of COVID-19 have contributed to increased volatility in global markets and will likely affect certain countries, companies, industries and market sectors more dramatically than others. To the extent the fund may overweight its investments in certain countries, companies, industries or market sectors, such positions will increase the fund's exposure to risk of loss from adverse developments affecting those countries, companies, industries or sectors.

          Risk Metrics

          As of  12/31/22  3-Year Trailing Standard Deviation Alpha Beta R-Squared Sharpe Ratio
          DEQCX
          18.74 0.53 0.86 86.38 0.26

          All risk metrics are provided by Morningstar. The index used in the calculations are determined by Morningstar which may not be the funds primary benchmark. The index Morningstar used for this analysis is MSCI ACWI Index.


          Dividend Schedule

          Declared
          Quarterly
          Distributed
          Quarterly
          Paid
          Quarterly
          Fiscal Year End
          Oct 31
          Year Dividend ($) Capital Gains ($)
          2022 0.1492 1.4232
          2021 0.1300 1.4992
          2020 0.1274 0.0000
          2019 0.1993 0.1257
          2018 0.2119 0.8196
          2017 0.1260 0.3184
          2016 0.0970 0.3782
          2015 0.2441 0.5317
          2014 0.3650 0.1185
          2013 0.2320 0.0000

          There is no guarantee that the fund will distribute any level annually. Capital gains may be short-term, long-term, or both.

          Distributions History

          Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Payable Date Ordinary 
          Non-Qualified 
          Dividends
          Qualified 
          Dividends
          Non-Qualified 
          Short-Term 
          Capital Gain
          Qualified 
          Short-Term 
          Capital Gain
          Long-Term 
          Capital Gain
          Total 
          Distribution
          Reinvest 
          NAV
          12/14/22 12/15/22 12/15/22 0.0017 0.0494 0.0018 0.0510 1.3704 1.4743 13.51
          Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Payable Date Ordinary 
          Non-Qualified 
          Dividends
          Qualified 
          Dividends
          Non-Qualified 
          Short-Term 
          Capital Gain
          Qualified 
          Short-Term 
          Capital Gain
          Long-Term 
          Capital Gain
          Total 
          Distribution
          Reinvest 
          NAV
          09/29/22 09/30/22 09/30/22 - 0.0013 - 0.0000 0.0000 0.0013 -
          06/29/22 06/30/22 06/30/22 - 0.0843 - 0.0000 0.0000 0.0843 -
          03/30/22 03/31/22 03/31/22 - 0.0125 - 0.0000 0.0000 0.0125 -
          12/15/21 12/16/21 12/16/21 0.0000 0.0285 0.0000 0.0637 1.4355 1.5277 -
          09/29/21 09/30/21 09/30/21 - 0.0008 - 0.0000 0.0000 0.0008 -
          06/29/21 06/30/21 06/30/21 - 0.0629 - 0.0000 0.0000 0.0629 -
          03/30/21 03/31/21 03/31/21 0.0000 0.0378 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0378 -
          12/15/20 12/16/20 12/16/20 0.0000 0.0365 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0365 -
          09/29/20 09/30/20 09/30/20 0.0000 0.0057 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0057 -
          06/29/20 06/30/20 06/30/20 0.0000 0.0572 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0572 -
          03/30/20 03/31/20 03/31/20 0.0000 0.0280 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0280 -
          12/13/19 12/16/19 12/16/19 0.0000 0.0604 0.0000 0.0000 0.1257 0.1861 -
          09/27/19 09/30/19 09/30/19 0.0000 0.0043 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0043 -
          06/27/19 06/28/19 06/28/19 0.0000 0.1122 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1122 -
          03/28/19 03/29/19 03/29/19 0.0000 0.0224 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0224 -
          12/13/18 12/14/18 12/14/18 0.0000 0.0857 0.0000 0.1244 0.6952 0.9053 -
          09/27/18 09/28/18 09/28/18 0.0000 0.0040 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0040 -
          06/28/18 06/29/18 06/29/18 0.0000 0.1057 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1057 -
          03/28/18 03/29/18 03/29/18 0.0000 0.0165 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0165 -
          12/27/17 12/28/17 12/28/17 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0019 0.0204 0.0223 -
          12/14/17 12/15/17 12/15/17 0.0000 0.0140 0.0000 0.0352 0.2609 0.3101 -
          09/28/17 09/29/17 09/29/17 0.0000 0.0180 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0180 -
          06/29/17 06/30/17 06/30/17 0.0000 0.0690 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0690 -
          03/30/17 03/31/17 03/31/17 0.0000 0.0250 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0250 -
          12/15/16 12/16/16 12/16/16 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0901 0.2881 0.3782 -
          09/29/16 09/30/16 09/30/16 0.0000 0.0100 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0100 -
          06/29/16 06/30/16 06/30/16 0.0000 0.0670 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0670 -
          03/30/16 03/31/16 03/31/16 0.0000 0.0200 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0200 -
          12/14/15 12/15/15 12/15/15 0.0000 0.0790 0.0000 0.0000 0.5317 0.6107 -
          09/29/15 09/30/15 09/30/15 0.0000 0.0340 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0340 -
          06/29/15 06/30/15 06/30/15 0.0000 0.0870 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0870 -
          03/30/15 03/31/15 03/31/15 0.0000 0.0441 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0441 -
          12/15/14 12/16/14 12/16/14 0.0000 0.0670 0.0000 0.0000 0.1185 0.1855 -
          09/29/14 09/30/14 09/30/14 0.0000 0.0650 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0650 -
          06/27/14 06/30/14 06/30/14 0.0000 0.1130 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1130 -
          03/28/14 03/31/14 03/31/14 0.0000 0.1200 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1200 -
          12/16/13 12/17/13 12/17/13 0.0000 0.0320 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0320 -
          09/27/13 09/30/13 09/30/13 0.0000 0.0590 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0590 -
          06/27/13 06/28/13 06/28/13 0.0000 0.1000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1000 -
          03/27/13 03/28/13 03/28/13 0.0000 0.0410 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0410 -
          12/17/12 12/18/12 12/18/12 0.0000 0.0610 0.0000 0.0165 0.0400 0.1175 -
          09/27/12 09/28/12 09/28/12 0.0000 0.0240 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0240 -
          06/28/12 06/29/12 06/29/12 0.0000 0.0710 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0710 -
          03/29/12 03/30/12 03/30/12 0.0000 0.0050 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0050 -
          12/15/11 12/16/11 12/16/11 0.0000 0.1921 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1921 -
          09/29/11 09/30/11 09/30/11 0.0000 0.0040 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0040 -
          06/29/11 06/30/11 06/30/11 0.0000 0.0120 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0120 -
          12/28/10 12/29/10 12/29/10 0.0000 0.1830 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1830 -
          09/29/10 09/30/10 09/30/10 0.0000 0.0130 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0130 -
          06/29/10 06/30/10 06/30/10 0.0000 0.0300 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0300 -
          03/30/10 03/31/10 03/31/10 0.0000 0.0040 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0040 -
          12/28/09 12/29/09 12/29/09 0.0000 0.1220 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1220 -
          09/29/09 09/30/09 09/30/09 0.0000 0.0330 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0330 -
          06/29/09 06/30/09 06/30/09 0.0000 0.0110 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0110 -
          03/30/09 03/31/09 03/31/09 0.0000 0.0110 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0110 -
          12/23/08 12/24/08 12/24/08 0.0000 0.1610 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1610 -
          09/29/08 09/30/08 09/30/08 0.0000 0.0890 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0890 -
          06/27/08 06/30/08 06/30/08 0.0000 0.1300 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1300 -
          03/28/08 03/31/08 03/31/08 0.0000 0.0470 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0470 -
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