3 / 5 Stars
2 3 1 5 2
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#24 in Diversified Emerging Mkts
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.
The fund has returned -6.18 percent over the past year, -2.46 percent over the past three years, and 16.10 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||-4.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-2.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to provide investment results approximating the overall performance of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The fund invests substantially all (and at least 80%) of its net assets in equity securities, in weightings that approximate the relative composition of the securities included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, in American Depository Receipts, European Depository Receipts, and Global Depository Receipts representing such securities, and in MSCI Emerging Markets Index futures approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. It may invest more than 25% of assets in a single country or geographic region.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Northern Emerging Markets Equity Index Fund has an expense ratio of 0.30 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.