4 / 5 Stars
5 5 2 2 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 213 Foreign Large Blend 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 31.95 percent over the past year, 11.40 percent over the past three years, -0.98 percent over the past five years, and 12.88 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||8.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||11.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-1.0%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||12.9%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities issued by foreign companies of any market capitalization. It may invest up to 40% of its net assets in stocks of issuers in emerging market countries. The fund primarily invests in common stock but can also invest in preferred stock and convertible securities. From time to time it may invest in shares of companies through initial public offerings ("IPOs").
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock International Opportunities Portfolio has an expense ratio of 1.29 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.