3 / 5 Stars
4 4 1 3 4
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#25 in Diversified Emerging Mkts
U.S. News evaluated 189 Diversified Emerging Mkts Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 3.08 percent over the past year, 1.09 percent over the past three years, 16.46 percent over the past five years, and 11.21 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||-2.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||1.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||11.2%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of total assets in equities of issuers located in countries with developing capital markets. Countries with developing capital markets can be found in regions such as Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Africa. For this purpose, developing capital markets include, but are not limited to, the markets of all countries that comprise the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Emerging Markets Index. It normally invests in at least three countries at any given time. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.67 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.