Columbia European Equity Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 4 2 3 5
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D+ (Sell)

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.

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Performance

The fund has returned 30.21 percent over the past year, 9.88 percent over the past three years, 20.72 percent over the past five years, and 8.67 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 3.4%
1 Year 30.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 9.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 20.7%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.7%

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Summary

The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund primarily invests in equity securities of European companies that are believed to offer growth potential. Under normal market conditions, it invests at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of European companies. Although the fund emphasizes investments in developed countries, it also may invest in securities of companies located developing or emerging markets. The fund will normally have exposure to foreign currencies.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Columbia European Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 2.18 percent.

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Risk

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

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