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    BNY Mellon International Fund

    Why invest in this Fund?

    The fund seeks long-term capital growth.

    To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 65% of its total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers. Foreign issuers are companies organized under the laws of a foreign country, whose principal trading market is in a foreign country or with a majority of their assets or business outside the United States. The fund invests principally in common stocks, but the fund's equity investments also may included preferred stocks and convertible securities, including those purchased in initial public offerings (IPOs) or shortly thereafter. The fund may invest in companies of any size and will limit its investments in any single company to no more than 5% of the fund's assets at the time of purchase. The fund may also invest in American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are U.S. dollardenominated securities that represent indirect ownership of securities issued by foreign companies, as well as in exchangetraded funds (ETFs) and similarly structured pooled investments in order to provide exposure to certain equity markets while maintaining liquidity.

    The fund's cash inflows are invested in equity securities of companies located in the foreign countries represented in the Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australia and Far East Index (MSCI EAFE Index).

    The stocks purchased may have value and/or growth characteristics. The portfolio managers employ a bottom-up investment approach which emphasizes individual stock selection. The stock selection process is designed to produce a diversified portfolio that, relative to the MSCI EAFE Index, has a below-average price/earnings ratio and an above-average earnings growth trend.
    Class Inception Date
    07/15/98
    Fund Assets
    $254,927,979  As of  05/23/24
    Class Assets
    $238,836,341  As of  05/23/24
    Portfolio Turnover Rate
    63.06% As of fiscal year end  08/31/23
    Morningstar Category
    Foreign Large Blend
    Benchmark
    MSCI EAFE® Index
    Fund Holdings
    70 As of 04/30/24

    Portfolio Managers

    • James A. Lydotes

      James A. Lydotes, CFA

      Deputy CIO, Newton Investment Management North America, LLC

      Managing Fund Since 2015

      Joined Firm in 1998

      Joined Industry in 1998


    Total Returns

    Average Annual
    As of 04/30/24
    Name 3 MO
    04/30/24
    YTD
    04/30/24
    1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
    BNY Mellon International Fund
    MPITX
    2.12 1.60 5.06 1.00 4.73 3.34 4.42
    MSCI EAFE® Index
    2.49 3.08 9.28 2.86 6.18 4.38 -
    Average Annual
    As of 03/31/24
    Name 3 MO
    03/31/24
    YTD
    03/31/24
    1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
    BNY Mellon International Fund
    MPITX
    4.44 4.44 11.46 2.76 5.89 3.69 4.55
    MSCI EAFE® Index
    5.78 5.78 15.32 4.78 7.33 4.80 -

    The MSCI EAFE Index (Europe, Australasia, Far East) is a free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada. Investors cannot invest directly in any index.

    Growth of $10,000 Investment

    Historical Performance

      Yearly Total Return


      Prospectus Fee Table Expense Ratios

      As of  12/29/23 Fee Description Expense Ratio (%)
      Management Fee 0.85%
      Administration Fee 0.14%
      Other Expenses 0.08%
      Total Expenses 1.07%
      Expenses Reimbursed 0.20%
      Net Expenses 0.87%
      The fund's investment adviser, BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc., has contractually agreed to waive receipt of a portion of its management fee in the amount of .20% of the value of the fund's average daily net assets until December 29, 2024. On or after December 29, 2024, BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc. may terminate this waiver agreement at any time.

      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 North America, LLC (Newton), to serve as the fund's sub-investment adviser. James A. Lydotes, CFA is the fund's primary portfolio manager of the fund since December 2015. Mr. Lydotes is a managing director and senior portfolio manager for the Global Equity team at Newton.

      Top Holdings

      As of 04/30/24

      Asset Allocation


          Daily Statistics

          As of 05/23/24 Name NAV Change 05/16/24  12 Month 
          High Nav
          10/27/23  12 Month 
          Low Nav
          YTD Return
          MPITX
          $14.44
          -$0.07
          -0.48%
          $14.67 $12.63 5.02%

          Main Risks

          Equity funds are subject generally to market, market sector, market liquidity, issuer, and investment style risks, among other factors, to varying degrees, all of which are more fully described in the fund's prospectus.
          The fund's performance will be influenced by political, social and economic factors affecting investments in foreign issuers. These special risks include exposure to currency fluctuations, less liquidity, less developed or less efficient trading markets, lack of comprehensive company information, political and economic instability and differing auditing and legal standards. Investments in foreign currencies are subject to the risk that those currencies will decline in value relative to the U.S. dollar, or, in the case of hedged positions, that the U.S. dollar will decline relative to the currency being hedged.
          Emerging markets tend to be more volatile than the markets of more mature economies, and generally have less diverse and less mature economic structures and less stable political systems than those of developed countries.
          Please refer to the prospectus for a more complete discussion of the fund's main risks.

          Risk Metrics

          As of  04/30/24  3-Year Trailing Standard Deviation Alpha Beta R-Squared Sharpe Ratio
          MPITX
          17.62 0.89 1.02 90.63 -0.03

          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 ex USA Index.



          Dividend Schedule

          Declared
          Annually
          Distributed
          Annually
          Paid
          Annually
          Fiscal Year End
          Aug 31
          Year Dividend ($) Capital Gains ($)
          2023 0.5243 0.0000
          2022 0.5641 0.0000
          2021 0.2868 0.0000
          2020 0.3086 0.0000
          2019 0.3390 0.0000
          2018 0.2530 0.0000
          2017 0.2076 0.0000
          2016 0.2248 0.0000
          2015 0.1588 0.0000
          2014 0.1882 0.0000

          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
          12/13/23 12/14/23 12/14/23 0.0000 0.5243 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.5243
          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
          12/13/22 12/14/22 12/14/22 0.0000 0.5641 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.5641
          12/14/21 12/15/21 12/15/21 0.0000 0.2868 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.2868
          12/14/20 12/15/20 12/15/20 0.0000 0.3086 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.3086
          12/12/19 12/13/19 12/13/19 0.0000 0.3390 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.3390
          12/12/18 12/13/18 12/13/18 0.0000 0.2530 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.2530
          12/13/17 12/14/17 12/14/17 0.0000 0.2076 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.2076
          12/14/16 12/15/16 12/15/16 0.0000 0.2248 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.2248
          12/14/15 12/15/15 12/15/15 0.0000 0.1588 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1588
          12/15/14 12/16/14 12/16/14 0.0000 0.1882 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1882
          12/16/13 12/17/13 12/17/13 0.0000 0.2006 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.2006
          12/17/12 12/18/12 12/18/12 0.0000 0.3188 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.3188
          12/14/11 12/15/11 12/15/11 0.0000 0.3275 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.3275
          12/15/10 12/16/10 12/16/10 0.0000 0.2089 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.2089
          12/15/09 12/16/09 12/16/09 0.0000 0.2532 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.2532
          12/15/08 12/16/08 12/16/08 0.0000 0.4090 0.0000 0.0000 0.2560 0.6650
          12/17/07 12/18/07 12/18/07 0.1327 0.1573 0.3025 0.3585 1.6860 2.6370
          12/13/06 12/14/06 12/14/06 0.1149 0.1880 0.1670 0.2733 1.6652 2.4084
          12/14/05 12/15/05 12/15/05 0.0918 0.1396 0.1377 0.2097 1.1568 1.7356
          12/14/04 12/15/04 12/15/04 0.0230 0.1770 0.0239 0.1809 0.4236 0.8284
          12/05/03 12/08/03 12/08/03 0.0314 0.1552 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1866
          12/05/02 12/06/02 12/06/02 0.1400 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.1400
          12/06/01 12/07/01 12/07/01 0.1510 0.0000 0.0120 0.0000 0.0000 0.1630
          12/13/00 12/14/00 12/14/00 0.0040 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0040
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