3 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 201 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 -17.86 percent over the past year, -3.08 percent over the past three years, and 12.38 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-7.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-3.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||12.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including, for this purpose, any borrowings for investment purposes) in the securities of emerging markets issuers. It is an international fund and generally invests in large capitalization equity securities of emerging market companies. Normally, the fund will invest primarily in common stocks. It may also purchase other investment funds, including, but not limited to, registered funds, including exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Laudus Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.52 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.