Alger Emerging Markets Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 5 1 2 5
Zacks Investment Research
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Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 202 Diversified Emerging Mkts Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 2.09 percent over the past year, and 0.12 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -1.4%
1 Year 2.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 0.1%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities, including common stocks, American Depositary Receipts and Global Depositary Receipts, of emerging country issuers. It generally invests in at least three emerging countries, and, at times, may invest a substantial portion of its assets in a single emerging country. The fund may invest in companies of any market capitalization, from larger, well-established companies to small, emerging growth companies.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Alger Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.70 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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