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4 Best-Ranked MassMutual Mutual Funds

Founded in 1851, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, commonly known as MassMutual, uses a multi manger approach to offer services including life policies, money management and retirement planning to its clients throughout the globe. The company and its subsidiaries, which include OppenheimerFunds, provide investment opportunities across a number of mutual funds from different categories. MassMutual is a renowned asset management company that manages around $600 billion of assets along with its affiliates.

Below we share with you four top-rated MassMutual mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and is expected to outperform its peers in the future. To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all MassMutual mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of MassMutual funds .

MassMutual Select Fundamental Value Administrative (MFULX) seeks total return over the long run. MFULX invests the large chunk of its assets in equity securities including common and preferred stocks of undervalued companies. The fund may also invest a maximum of 20% of its assets in foreign securities and ADRs. MassMutual Select Fundamental Value Administrative has a four-week return of 2%.

Karen H. Grimes is the fund manager of MFULX since 2008.

MassMutual Premier Disciplined Value A (MEPAX) maintains a portfolio of securities that are believed to be undervalued and expected to provide a higher return than the Russell 1000 Value Index. MEPAX primarily focuses on acquiring common stocks of companies and invests in securities of companies with market capitalization of more than $200 million. MassMutual Premier Disciplined Value A has a four-week return of 1%.

MEPAX has an expense ratio of 1.08% compared with the category average of 1.10%.

MassMutual Premier Disciplined Growth Administrative (MPGLX) seeks to outperform the Russell 1000 Growth Index in terms of total return. MPGLX generally invests in common stocks of companies having market capitalization higher than $200 million. MPGLX invests in securities of companies that are expected to have an impressive growth prospect. MassMutual Premier Disciplined Growth Administrative has a four-week return of 2.9%.

As of Dec 2015, MPGLX held 469 issues with 6.36% of its assets invested in Apple Inc.

MassMutual Premier High Yield Service (DLHYX) invests the lion’s share of its assets in high yielding fixed income producing securities that are unrated or are rated below investment grade. DLHYX invests in securities that are rated lower than Baa3 and BBB- by Moody's and Standard & Poor's, respectively. MassMutual Premier High Yield Service has a four-week return of 1.4%.

DLHYX has an expense ratio of 0.75% compared with the category average of 1.07%.

To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all MassMutual Mutual Funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of funds .

About Zacks Mutual Fund Rank

By applying the Zacks Rank to mutual funds, investors can find funds that not only outpaced the market in the past but are also expected to outperform going forward. Learn more about the Zacks Mutual Fund Rank at http://www.zacks.com/funds.


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