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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 16.49 percent over the past year, 3.31 percent over the past three years, and 2.84 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||4.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||3.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of small cap companies located in "emerging market countries." It invests predominantly in equity securities, primarily common stock. The investment manager employs a strategy of investing in securities of companies with a market capitalization at the time of initial purchase within the range of the market capitalizations of companies included in the MSCI All Country World Small Cap Index. The fund also invests in depositary receipts. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Templeton Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund has an expense ratio of 1.80 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.