4 / 5 Stars
4 5 1 4 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 180 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 5.42 percent over the past year, 4.04 percent over the past three years, 0.30 percent over the past five years, and 16.61 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||0.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||16.6%|
The investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in emerging market companies. It principally invests in equity securities, including common stock and preferred stock of companies that are economically tied to emerging market countries and in depositary receipts. The fund invests in large, medium and small capitalization companies. Its securities are denominated principally in foreign currencies and are typically held outside the U.S. A portion of the fund's net assets may be "illiquid securities."
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Russell Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.50 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.