4 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#19 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 4.59 percent over the past year, 3.29 percent over the past three years, 0.46 percent over the past five years, and 10.54 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||2.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||3.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||0.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||10.5%|
The investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund diversifies its investments among many countries, favoring those with mature markets (such as Europe and Canada). It invests at least 65% of its assets in companies with their headquarters and major assets and earnings outside the U.S. The fund diversifies its investments across industries, companies, and countries. It looks for companies with growing revenues and earnings, favoring companies trading for less than the adviser's assessment of intrinsic value, which typically means companies with low price/earnings multiples, low price to cash flow, and higher dividend yields.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Sextant International Fund has an expense ratio of 1.10 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.