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    BNY Mellon Sustainable U.S. Equity Fund, Inc.

    Why invest in this Fund?

    The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. To pursue this goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in stocks (or derivatives) of U.S. companies that demonstrate attractive investment attributes and sustainable business practices and have no material unresolvable environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. The fund focuses on companies with market caps of $5 billion or more. The fund may invest up to 20% of its assets in foreign securities, including up to 10% in emerging markets securities.
    Min. class investment
    $1,000
    Class Inception Date
    08/31/99
    Fund Assets
    $445,186,498  As of  02/27/24
    Class Assets
    $1,238,222  As of  02/27/24
    Portfolio Turnover Rate
    21.98% As of fiscal year end  05/31/23
    Morningstar Category
    Large Blend
    Benchmark
    S&P 500® Index
    Fund Holdings
    43 As of 01/31/24

    Portfolio Managers

    • Nick  Pope

      Nick Pope

      Portfolio Manager, Newton Investment Management

      2 yr(s). on fund

    • Julianne D. McHugh

      Julianne D. McHugh

      Senior Portfolio Manager, Newton Investment Management North America, LLC

      Since March 2023


    Total Returns

    Click here to see SALES CHARGE  Max Sales Charge:  1.00%  CDSC Load
    Average Annual
    As of 01/31/24
    Name 3 MO
    01/31/24
    YTD
    01/31/24
    1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
    BNY Mellon Sustainable U.S. Equity Fund, Inc.
    DTCCX
    16.02 1.15 17.27 6.45 12.83 9.90 9.25
    S&P 500® Index
    16.01 1.68 20.82 10.99 14.30 12.62 -
    Average Annual
    As of 12/31/23
    Name 3 MO
    12/31/23
    YTD
    12/31/23
    1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
    BNY Mellon Sustainable U.S. Equity Fund, Inc.
    DTCCX
    10.99 21.77 21.77 5.54 13.96 9.29 9.22
    S&P 500® Index
    11.69 26.29 26.29 10.00 15.69 12.03 -

    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 S&P 500® Index is widely regarded as the best single gauge of large-cap U.S. equities. The index includes 500 leading companies and captures approximately 80% coverage of available market capitalization. Investors cannot invest directly in any index.

    The total return performance figures presented for Class C shares of the fund represent the performance of the fund's Class Z for periods prior to August 31, 1999, the inception date for Class C shares, and the performance of Class C, respectively, from that inception date. Performance reflects the applicable class' distribution/servicing fees since the inception date. Had these fees and expenses been reflected for periods prior, performance would have been different.


    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

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Historical Performance

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

      Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

       

      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  09/29/23 Fee Description Expense Ratio (%)
      Management Fee 0.60%
      12B-1 Fee 0.75%
      Service Fee 0.25%
      Other Expenses 0.27%
      Total Expenses 1.87%
      Expenses Reimbursed 0.17%
      Net Expenses 1.70%
      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.
      The fund's investment adviser, BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc., has contractually agreed, until September 29, 2024, to waive receipt of its fees and/or assume the direct expenses of the fund so that the direct expenses of none of the fund's share classes (excluding Rule 12b-1 fees, shareholder services fees, taxes, interest expense, brokerage commissions, commitment fees on borrowings and extraordinary expenses) exceed .70%.  On or after September 29, 2024, BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc. may terminate this expense limitation agreement at any time.

      Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser

      Newton Investment Management Limited (NIM), the fund's sub-adviser, has entered into a sub-sub- investment advisory agreement with its affiliate, Newton Investment Management North America, LLC (NIMNA), to enable NIMNA to provide certain advisory services to NIM for the benefit of the fund, including, but not limited to, portfolio management services.

      Nick Pope and Julianne McHugh are the fund's primary portfolio managers. Mr. Pope and Ms. McHugh have been primary portfolio managers of the fund since January 2022 and March 2023, respectively. Mr. Pope is a portfolio manager on the Sustainable Equity strategy at NIM. Ms. McHugh is Head of Sustainable Equities and a senior portfolio manager at NIMNA. NIM's Responsible Investment team provides input to the portfolio managers, including supporting fundamental research and company-level ESG analysis, which helps to identify sustainable investment themes, as well as controversy monitoring, company engagement and active proxy voting.

      Top Holdings

      As of 01/31/24

      Asset Allocation


          Daily Statistics

          As of 02/27/24 Name NAV Change 02/23/24  12 Month 
          High Nav
          03/13/23  12 Month 
          Low Nav
          YTD Return
          DTCCX
          $13.57
          $0.01
          0.07%
          $13.58 $10.51 8.21%

          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.
          Socially responsible portfolios can limit the number of investment opportunities available to the portfolio which may produce more modest gains than portfolios that are not subject to such special investment considerations.

          Risk Metrics

          As of  01/31/24  3-Year Trailing Standard Deviation Alpha Beta R-Squared Sharpe Ratio
          DTCCX
          17.76 -4.15 1.00 97.23 0.29

          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 S&P 500® Index.


          Alpha - Alpha is a measure of a security's or portfolio's excess return.

          Beta - Beta is a measure of a security’s or portfolio’s volatility, or systematic risk.

          R-Squared - R-squared is a statistical measure that represents the percentage of a fund’s or security’s movements that are explained by movements in a benchmark index.

          Sharpe Ratio - Sharpe ratio is a risk-adjusted measure that measures reward per unit of risk. The higher the Sharpe ratio, the better.

          Standard Deviation - Standard deviation is a statistical measure of the degree to which an individual portfolio return tends to vary from the mean, based on the entire population. The greater the degree of dispersion, the greater the degree of risk. In mutual funds, the standard deviation tells us how much the return on the fund is deviating from the expected normal returns.


          Dividend Schedule

          Declared
          Annually
          Distributed
          Annually
          Paid
          Annually
          Fiscal Year End
          May 31
          Year Dividend ($) Capital Gains ($)
          2023 0.0000 0.4410
          2022 0.0000 1.6702
          2021 0.0000 0.7216
          2020 0.0000 0.3878
          2019 0.0421 0.1550
          2018 0.0681 0.2978
          2017 0.0000 2.8954
          2016 0.0290 0.5350
          2015 0.0130 1.6904
          2014 0.0238 1.7630

          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
          12/04/23 12/05/23 12/05/23 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.4410 0.4410
          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
          12/02/22 12/05/22 12/05/22 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 1.6702 1.6702
          12/01/21 12/02/21 12/02/21 0.0000 0.0000 0.0813 0.1421 0.4982 0.7216
          12/02/20 12/03/20 12/03/20 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0575 0.3303 0.3878
          12/04/19 12/05/19 12/05/19 0.0000 0.0421 0.0000 0.0100 0.1450 0.1971
          12/03/18 12/04/18 12/04/18 0.0000 0.0681 0.0000 0.0000 0.2972 0.3653
          03/20/18 03/21/18 03/21/18 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0006 0.0006
          12/01/17 12/04/17 12/04/17 0.0000 0.0000 0.4543 0.1995 2.2416 2.8954
          12/01/16 12/02/16 12/02/16 0.0000 0.0290 0.0000 0.0000 0.5350 0.5640
          12/02/15 12/03/15 12/03/15 0.0000 0.0130 0.0000 0.0941 1.5963 1.7034
          12/03/14 12/04/14 12/04/14 0.0000 0.0238 0.0000 0.1131 1.6499 1.7868
          12/04/13 12/05/13 12/05/13 0.0127 0.0619 0.0301 0.1464 0.1751 0.4262
          12/05/12 12/06/12 12/06/12 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0212 0.0212
          12/04/09 12/07/09 12/07/09 0.0000 0.0180 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0180
          11/27/01 11/28/01 11/28/01 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0731
          12/05/00 12/06/00 12/06/00 0.0550 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.8980
          12/07/99 12/08/99 12/08/99 0.0000 0.0000 0.2330 0.0000 0.0000 1.3480
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