3 / 5 Stars
5 5 2 2 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 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 26.44 percent over the past year, 11.14 percent over the past three years, -1.70 percent over the past five years, and 8.50 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||5.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||11.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-1.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.5%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests its assets primarily in foreign equity securities, including emerging market equity securities. Equity securities include common stocks, preferred stocks, securities convertible into stocks, and depositary receipts for such securities. It may invest a large percentage of the fund's assets in issuers in a single country, a small number of countries, or a particular geographic region.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
MFS Research International Fund has an expense ratio of 1.26 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.