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U.S. News evaluated 27 Europe Stock 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 14.97 percent over the past year, 4.73 percent over the past three years, -3.89 percent over the past five years, and 6.85 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||6.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-3.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||6.9%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation primarily through investment in equities of corporations domiciled in European countries. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities, including common stock and convertible securities, of companies located in Europe. The adviser currently expects that a majority of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities of companies in Western European countries, but may also invest in emerging markets in Eastern European countries. The fund may invest in companies of any size.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock EuroFund Fund has an expense ratio of 3.35 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.