Van Eck Emerging Markets Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 1 3 4
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

#22 in Diversified Emerging Mkts

U.S. News evaluated 213 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 15.77 percent over the past year, 4.48 percent over the past three years, 14.45 percent over the past five years, and 12.37 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 4.8%
1 Year 15.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 14.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 12.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities in emerging markets around the world. Under normal conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies that are organized in, maintain at least 50% of their assets in, or derive at least 50% of their revenues from, emerging market countries. It is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Van Eck Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.63 percent.

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Risk

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

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