FMAAX - Federated Absolute Return A

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Federated Absolute Return A

Federated Equity Funds

5800 Corporate Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3779

Management Information
Dana L. Meissner,Lead Manager since February 27, 2009
Meissner joined Federated in May 2000 as an Investment Analyst of and became senior investment analyst and assistant vice president in 2003. He was an engineering consultant with AEA Technology Engineering Software from December 1994 through August 1998. Mr. Meissner has received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Pittsburgh. He received his MSIA from Carnegie Mellon University and M.S. and B.S. in Engineering from the University of Toledo.
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Fund Overview

CategoryMarket Neutral
Fund FamilyFederated
Net Assets68.87M
YTD Return-14.78%
Morningstar Rating★★
Inception DateDec 3, 2000

Fund Operations

Last Dividend0.00
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover192.00%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseFMAAXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)2.11%2.15%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio2.40%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio2.68%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee0.00%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load5.50%4.96%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A1.37%
3 Yr Expense Projection1,337N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection1,892N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection3,397N/A