Mid-cap value funds have offered investors one of the very few shelters from the storm during the brutal bear market, TheStreet.com reports. The average fund in the category has returned an average 3.99% during the past three years, making mid-cap and small-cap value the only two stock fund categories to remain positive, according to Morningstar.

TheStreet.com features five funds it deems to be standouts in the mid-cap value category.

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