SSGA Emerging Markets Fund

Class Inst (SSEMX)
Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 3 1 5 1
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

#77 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.

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Performance

The fund has returned -8.80 percent over the past year, -3.36 percent over the past three years, 15.26 percent over the past five years, and 8.68 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -3.7%
1 Year -8.8%
3 Years (Annualized) -3.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.3%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.7%

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide maximum total return, primarily through capital appreciation, by investing primarily in securities of foreign issuers. The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings, if any) in equity securities issued by companies domiciled or doing a substantial portion of their business in countries determined by the fund's adviser to have a developing or emerging economy or securities market. An emerging market is any market included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, the fund's benchmark. The fund's adviser employs a proprietary quantitative model to assist in country and stock selection.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
SSGA Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.25 percent.

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Risk

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

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