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#12 in Europe Stock
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 15.69 percent over the past year, 8.42 percent over the past three years, -1.22 percent over the past five years, and 7.51 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||7.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-1.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.5%|
The investment seeks to maximize the capital appreciation of its investments. The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its assets in equity securities issued by issuers located in European countries. European countries are defined as countries included in the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Europe Index (the "MSCI Europe Index"). It invests principally in common stocks and other equity securities (which may include depositary receipts and convertible securities). The fund may, but it is not required to, use derivative instruments for a variety of purposes, including hedging, risk management, portfolio management or to earn income.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley European Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.58 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.