T. Rowe Price Emerging Markets Stock Fund

Class No Load (PRMSX)
Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 4 1 5 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

#67 in Diversified Emerging Mkts

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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Performance

The fund has returned -3.06 percent over the past year, -2.88 percent over the past three years, 15.43 percent over the past five years, and 9.27 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date -0.6%
1 Year -3.1%
3 Years (Annualized) -2.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.4%
10 Years (Annualized) 9.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term growth of capital through investments primarily in the common stocks of companies located (or with primary operations) in emerging markets. The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in emerging market companies. It may purchase the stocks of companies of any size. While the fund invests with an awareness of the global economic backdrop and the outlook for industry sectors and individual countries, bottom-up stock selection is the focus of the fund's managers decision-making. Security selection reflects a growth style.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
T. Rowe Price Emerging Markets Stock 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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Fund Opinions

The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 5 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-04-10

The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 4 for one year, 4 for five years, and 3 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-04-10

The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 5 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.

Value Line 2014-04-10

The fund appears on the 2011 Money 70 list of recommended mutual and exchange-traded funds.

Money 70 2011-01-21

The fund appears on the 2010 "Kiplinger 25" list of the best no-load mutual funds.

Kiplinger 25 2010-09-16