3 / 5 Stars
2 4 1 5 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#82 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 2.67 percent over the past year, -0.59 percent over the past three years, 15.02 percent over the past five years, and 11.19 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||-2.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-0.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||15.0%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||11.2%|
The investment seeks to provide maximum total return, primarily through capital appreciation, by investing primarily in securities of foreign issuers. The fund typically invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities issued by companies domiciled or doing a substantial portion of their business in countries determined by the fund's advisor to have a developing or emerging economy or securities market. It may invest in common and preferred equity securities, publicly traded in the U.S. or in foreign countries in developed or emerging markets.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
SSGA Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.25 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.