ObjectiveThe TETON Westwood SmallCap Equity Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in smaller capitalization equity securities.
Principal Investment Strategies:
In selecting securities for the Fund, the Sub-Adviser considers companies which offer:
Frequently small capitalization companies exhibit one or more of the following traits:
The Fund may invest in relatively new or unseasoned companies, which are in their early stages of development, or small companies in new and emerging industries.
Because smaller growth companies are less actively followed by stock analysts and less information is available on which to base stock price evaluations, the market may overlook favorable trends in particular smaller growth companies, and then adjust its valuation more quickly once investor interest is gained. Smaller growth companies may also be more subject to a valuation catalyst (such as increased investor attention, takeover efforts or a change in management) than larger companies.
The Fund may appeal to you if:
TETON Westwood SmallCap Equity Fund
Securities of smaller companies present greater risks than securities of larger, more established companies. The stocks of smaller companies may trade less frequently and experience more abrupt price movements than stocks of larger companies, therefore, investing in this sector involves special challenges.
Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund before investing. The prospectus, which contains more complete information about this and other matters, should be read carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, please call 800-GABELLI or visit www.gabelli.com.
The Gabelli Mutual Funds are distributed by G.distributors, LLC., a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA.