Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Emerging Markets Portfolio

3 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars

U.S. News evaluated 206 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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The fund has returned -2.88 percent over the past year, -1.50 percent over the past three years, 14.13 percent over the past five years, and 8.72 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date -0.7%
1 Year -2.9%
3 Years (Annualized) -1.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 14.1%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.7%

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The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to maximize returns by investing primarily in growth-oriented equity securities in emerging markets. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities of issuers located in emerging market countries. It may, but it is not required to, use derivative instruments for a variety of purposes, including hedging, risk management, portfolio management or to earn income. The fund's use of derivatives may involve the purchase and sale of derivative instruments such as futures and other related instruments and techniques.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Emerging Markets Portfolio has an expense ratio of 2.03 percent.

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

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