Each weekday, TheStreet.com Ratings compiles a list of the top five stocks in five categories -- fast-growth, all-around value, large-cap, mid-cap and small-cap -- and publishes these lists in the
Ratings section of our Web site.
For investors who prefer the diversification offered by mutual funds to owning individual stocks, here are some of the biggest holders of the companies that were on our list as of Monday, Oct. 8.
T. Rowe Small-Cap Value
allocated nearly 1.22%% of its total portfolio as of June 30, holding 1.86 million shares, according to the company's Web site.
Calamos Growth had 4.8 million shares as of June 30, according to the fund company's Web site.
Fidelity Contrafund had 594,200 shares as of June 30, but this represented less than 1.2% of the fund's assets, according to its quarterly shareholder report.
Royce Premier Fund was the fund with the largest holding as of Dec. 31, holding 1.92 million shares, about 5.7% of shares outstanding, according to Thomson Financial.
Calamos Growth held more than 1.48 million shares as of June 30, according to the fund company's Web site.
Keeley Small Cap Value was the fund with the largest holding as of Feb. 28, holding about 4.8% of shares outstanding, according to Thomson Financial.
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