Fund Currently Managed
Lord Abbett Small Cap Blend Fund/A (LSBAX), since inception in June, 2001.
Investment Style Overview
Invests in small-cap stocks that have both growth and value characteristics. Uses quantitative and fundamental research to construct a portfolio of stocks trading at the lower end of their historic valuation range and with growth prospects that are expected to exceed the growth rate of the U.S. economy.
Key Stock Selection Criteria
*Undervalued, trading at low end of historic valuation range.
*Positive earnings and improving fundamentals.