4 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
#11 in Foreign Large Blend
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 18.13 percent over the past year, 8.69 percent over the past three years, 1.16 percent over the past five years, and 9.22 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||9.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||1.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.2%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of non-U.S. issuers. The fund seeks to maintain a diversified portfolio of equity securities of non-U.S. issuers based on individual stock selection. It focuses on developed markets, but they may invest in emerging markets. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities. Its equity investments may include 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 Institutional International Equity Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.95 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.