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 Thursday, Oct. 25.
Hennessy Cornerstone Growth allocated about 1.10% of its total portfolio as of March 31, according to Thomson Financial.
Manitowoc comprised about 1.06% of the
( LSEQX)Leuthold Select Equities fund as of March 31.
( SVFBX)Morgan Stanley Special Value Fund held 1.42% of shares outstanding as of Jan. 31, according to Thomson Financial. This accounted for 1.43% of its total portfolio.
Franklin Microcap Value Fund held 1.55% of shares outstanding on Jan. 31, about 2.24% of its total portfolio, according to Thomson Financial.
Range Resources was the largest stock holding by percentage for FMC Strategic Value, accounting for 6.79% of the fund's total assets as of March 31, according to Thomson Financial.
Fidelity Select Energy allocated about 4.24% of its portfolio as of Feb. 28, according to Thomson Financial.
Lubrizol comprised 5.64% of
( NRVSX)New River Small Cap fund's portfolio as of Feb. 28, according to Thomson Financial.
On Feb. 28,
( CPEQX)Cookson Peirce Core Equity dedicated 3.47% of its total portfolio to Lubrizol, according to Thomson Financial.
ING Small Cap Value Choice allocated about 3.39% of its portfolio on Feb. 28, according to Thomson Financial.
Lincoln Electric comprised 3.36% of
( PMCIX)Allianz CCM Emerging Companies fund's total assets on Feb. 28, according to Thomson Financial.
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