SPDR S&P World ex-US ETF (GWL)

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Best Fit International Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 34 International Funds ETFs and 15 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Good
Tracking Error Typical
Bid/Ask Ratio Good
Holdings Diversity Excellent

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of an index. The fund employs a sampling strategy in seeking to track the performance of the S&P Developed Ex-U.S. BMI Index. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 80%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index or in ADRs or GDRs based on securities comprising the index. The index is a market capitalization weighted index designed to define and measure the investable universe of publicly traded companies domiciled in developed countries outside the United States. The fund is non-diversified.

Fund Snapshot Updated 07.21.2014

Previous Close $29.88 Expense Ratio 0.34%
YTD Return 4.13% Avg. 30-Day Volume 89,772
1-Year Return 15.1% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $29.93 Shares Outstanding 30,600,000
Ask $30.00 Dividends $0.83
Top 10 Holdings
Novartis Ag (NOVN) 1.74%
Nestle Sa (NESN) 1.73%
Roche Hldgs Ag (ROG) 1.54%
Hsbc Holdings Plc (HSBA) 1.36%
Samsung Electrs Ltd (—) 1.29%
Total (FP) 1.12%
Bp (BP.) 1.12%
Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) 1.10%
Glaxosmithkline (GSK) 0.94%
Cmnwlth Bk Of Aust (CBA) 0.93%
% of Total Holdings 12.90%

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Best Fit International Funds

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