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BNY Mellon Global Stock Fund

Why invest in this Fund?

The fund seeks long-term total return. To pursue this goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in stocks. The fund's investments will be focused on companies located in the developed markets. Examples of developed markets are the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Western Europe.

Min. class investment
$1,000
Class Inception Date
12/29/06
Fund Assets
$1,550,793,236  As of  08/04/21
Class Assets
$47,787,112  As of  08/04/21
Portfolio Turnover Rate
4.13%  As of fiscal year end  11/30/20
Morningstar Category
World Large-Stock Growth
Benchmark
MSCI World Index
Morningstar Overall Rating
Fund Holdings
49  As of  06/30/21

Morningstar Rating™ as of June 30, 2021 for the Class A class shares; other classes may have different performance characteristics. Overall rating for the World Large-Stock Growth category. Fund ratings are out of 5 Stars: Overall 3 Stars (307 funds rated); 3 Yrs. 3 Stars (307 funds rated); 5 Yrs. 2 Stars (263 funds rated); 10 Yrs. 3 Stars (166 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. ©2021 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

  • Henderson, Jane

    Jane Henderson

    Portfolio Manager

    15 yr(s). on fund

  • Leckie, Roy

    Roy Leckie

    Portfolio Manager

    15 yr(s). on fund

  • Macquaker, Charlie

    Charlie Macquaker

    Portfolio Manager

    15 yr(s). on fund


Click here to see SALES CHARGE  Max Sales Charge:  5.75% Front End Load
As of  07/31/21 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Global Stock Fund
DGLAX
24.52 14.25 14.35 10.90 8.50 12/29/06
As of  06/30/21 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Global Stock Fund
DGLAX
25.51 14.13 14.02 10.46 8.28 12/29/06
MSCI World Index
39.04 14.99 14.83 10.65 - -
Click here to see SALES CHARGE  Max Sales Charge:  5.75% Front End Load
As of  07/31/21 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Global Stock Fund
DGLAX
24.52 49.13 95.47 181.48 228.70 12/29/06
As of  06/30/21 Name 1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception Inception Date
BNY Mellon Global Stock Fund
DGLAX
25.51 48.66 92.72 170.50 216.91 12/29/06
MSCI World Index
39.04 52.05 99.64 175.16 - -

The performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Share price, yield 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.

Important Information Regarding Equities Performance
DUE TO RECENT MARKET VOLATILITY, CURRENT PERFORMANCE MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN THE FIGURES SHOWN. Investors should note that the fund's short-term performance is highly unusual, in part to unusually favorable market conditions, and is unlikely to be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.


The MSCI World Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed markets. Investors cannot invest directly in any index.

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.

Investors should consider, when deciding whether to purchase a particular class of shares, the investment amount, anticipated holding period and other relevant factors.

Growth of $10,000 Investment

Investors should consider, when deciding whether to purchase a particular class of shares, the investment amount, anticipated holding period and other relevant factors.

Historical Performance

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

    Investors should consider, when deciding whether to purchase a particular class of shares, the investment amount, anticipated holding period and other relevant factors.

    Yearly Total Return

    Fund 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
    DGLAX
    19.20% 29.27% -1.99% 23.88% 5.78% -0.05% 2.66% 18.13% 18.52% -2.18%

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


    Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

    As of  03/31/21 Fee Description Expense Ratio (%)
    Management Fee 0.85%
    Service Fee 0.25%
    Other Expenses 0.13%
    Total Expenses 1.23%
    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.

    Sales Charge

    Investment Amount Sales Charge
    Less than $50,000 5.75%
    Less than $100,000 4.50%
    Less than $250,000 3.50%
    Less than $500,000 2.50%
    Less than $1,000,000 2.00%
    Over $1,000,000 0.00%
    There is a 1% CDSC for purchases of $1,000,000 and over if redeemed within one year of purchase.

    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, Walter Scott & Partners Limited, to serve as the fund's sub-adviser. Investment decisions for the fund have been made since the fund's inception in 2006 by Walter Scott's Investment Team, which is overseen by Walter Scott's Investment Management Committee (IMC). The members of the Investment Team with the most significant responsibility for day-to-day management of the fund and who also have this responsibility with the IMC are: Roy Leckie, a director of Walter Scott and co-leader of the IMC; Charlie Macquaker, a director of Walter Scott and co-leader of the IMC; and Jane Henderson, Managing Director of Walter Scott.

    Top Holdings

    As of 06/30/21
    Holdings % Portfolio Weight
    Microsoft 3.57
    Keyence 3.53
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, ADR 3.18
    Adobe Systems 2.78
    AIA Group 2.69
    Alphabet 2.64
    LVMH 2.56
    Novo Nordisk 2.43
    Edwards Lifesciences 2.41
    Roche 2.40

    Asset Allocation


        Daily Statistics

        As of  08/04/21 Name NAV Change 08/03/21  12 Month 
        High Nav
        10/30/20  12 Month 
        Low Nav
        YTD Return
        DGLAX
        $28.87
        -$0.08
        -0.28%
        $28.95 $22.94 13.04%

        Performance Metrics

        Overall Morningstar Rating


        MORNINGSTAR CATEGORY World Large-Stock Growth


        Morningstar Rating™ as of 06/30/21 for the Class A shares; other classes may have different performance characteristics. Overall rating for the World Large-Stock Growth. Fund ratings are out of 5 Stars: Overall 3 Stars (307 funds rated); 3 Yrs. 3 Stars (307 funds rated); 5 Yrs. 2 Stars (263 funds rated); 10 Yrs. 3 Stars (166 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
          179 out of 227
        • 3 Year
          134 out of 186
        • 5 Year
          133 out of 169
        • 10 Year
          67 out of 92

        LIPPER CLASSIFICATION Global Large-Cap Growth


        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.
        Small and midsized company stocks tend to be more volatile and less liquid than larger company stocks as these companies are less established and have more volatile earnings histories.
        Investing in foreign denominated and/or domiciled securities involves special risks, including changes in currency exchange 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.
        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  06/30/21, 3-Year Trailing Standard Deviation Alpha Beta R-Squared Sharpe Ratio
        DGLAX
        16.25 3.00 0.88 94.48 0.94

        Dividend Schedule

        Declared
        Annually
        Distributed
        Annually
        Paid
        Annually
        Fiscal Year End
        Nov 30
        Year Dividend ($) Capital Gains ($)
        2020 0.0762 1.3472
        2019 0.1042 1.0005
        2018 0.1219 1.1577
        2017 0.1474 1.4344
        2016 0.0910 0.6788
        2015 0.1893 0.8721
        2014 0.1250 0.0868
        2013 0.1040 0.0000
        2012 0.0810 0.0000
        2011 0.1000 0.1237
        There is no guarantee that the fund will distribute any level annually. Capital gains may be short-term, long-term, or both.

        Distributions History

        (Values Listed In $) 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
        DGLAX
        0.0000 0.0762 0.0000 0.0686 1.2786 1.4234 24.75
        Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Payable Date
        DGLAX
        12/11/20 12/14/20 12/14/20
        (Values Listed In $) Distribution Status 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
        DGLAX
        Final 0.0000 0.0762 0.0000 0.0686 1.2786 1.4234 24.75
        Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Payable Date
        DGLAX
        12/11/20 12/14/20 12/14/20