A type of mutual fund with a balanced load. These type of share have small back-end loads that are usually around 1% and there is a possibility for this to disappear when the shares have been held for a year. They have lesser cost ratios compare to class B shares, but greater cost ratios than class A shares. Investors who will merchandise after a short period but will claim the shares for a minimum of a year, can make this share as a good alternative.