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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.
The fund has returned 18.79 percent over the past year, 9.81 percent over the past three years, and 26.12 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||1.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||9.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||26.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks total return which exceeds that of its benchmark index consistent with prudent investment management. The fund invests in non-U.S. equity derivatives, backed by a portfolio of Fixed Income Instruments. In managing the fund's investments in Fixed Income Instruments, PIMCO utilizes an absolute return approach, which is designed to have flexibility with respect to duration, overall sector exposures, non-U.S. exposures and credit quality, both as a function of the strategy's investment guidelines and lack of a fixed income index benchmark. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in junk bonds rated B or higher. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
PIMCO International StocksPLUS® AR Strategy Fund (Unhedged) has an expense ratio of 0.64 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.