Artisan International Fund

5 / 5 Stars
5 5 2 4 2
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
D+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 209 Foreign Large Blend 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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The fund has returned 20.55 percent over the past year, 12.42 percent over the past three years, 21.52 percent over the past five years, and 8.55 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.4%
1 Year 20.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 12.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 21.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.6%

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The investment seeks maximum long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in developed markets but also may invest in emerging and less developed markets. It is substantially fully invested in common stocks and similar securities, and invests at least 65% of its net assets at market value at the time of purchase in securities of non-U.S. companies. There are no restrictions on the size of the companies in which the fund may invest. The fund may also invest to a limited extent in equity-linked securities that provide economic exposure to a security of one or more non-U.S. companies without a direct investment in the underlying securities.


Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Artisan International Fund has an expense ratio of 0.97 percent.

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

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Fund Opinions

The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 3 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 3 for one year, 3 for five years, and 3 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 4 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.

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The fund appears on the 2011 Money 70 list of recommended mutual and exchange-traded funds.

Money 70 2011-01-21

"Yockey's willingness to look at a broad universe of companies has allowed this fund to take advantage of shifts in the types of opportunities presented by the marketplace at different points in time. Thus, Artisan International has at times looked like an international blend fund, while other times looked quite growth oriented."

Litman Gregory 2011-01-01