William Blair Emerging Markets Growth Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 1 5 2
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E (Sell)

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 15.84 percent over the past year, 2.97 percent over the past three years, and 11.81 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 7.5%
1 Year 15.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 3.0%
5 Years (Annualized) 11.8%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in emerging markets securities. It invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments (e.g., securities convertible into common stocks), issued by emerging market companies of all sizes, that the advisor believes have above-average growth, profitability and quality characteristics.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
William Blair Emerging Markets Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.68 percent.

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Risk

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

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