4 / 5 Stars
3 4 2 3 5
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 25 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 25.82 percent over the past year, 9.45 percent over the past three years, 18.94 percent over the past five years, and 8.81 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 03.31.2014|
|Year to date||1.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||9.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||18.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.8%|
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 are High compared to funds in the same category.
Columbia European Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 2.18 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.