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#48 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 19.10 percent over the past year, and 7.08 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||9.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities held by MSCI EAFE NDTR D Index at the time of purchase. The index is a weighted equity index designed to measure the equity performance of developed markets, excluding the United States and Canada. The fund employs a passive investment approach designed to attempt to track the performance of the index. It invests in index futures and options and exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") on a daily basis to gain exposure to the index in an effort to minimize tracking error relative to the benchmark.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Principal International Equity Index Fund has an expense ratio of 0.32 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.