NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Everything is bigger in Texas, including stock returns, says Eric Marshall, manager of the Dallas-based Hodges Small Cap Fund (HDPSX). Hodges owns a slew of Texas-based companies, including Kirby Corp. (KEX - Get Report) and Bristow Group (BRS - Get Report).The mutual fund, which garners one out of five stars from Morningstar (MORN), has returned 23% over the past year, compared with 15% for its peers. The Hodges Small Cap Fund is in the top 10% of its category over one week, one month, three months, year to date and one year.
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