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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 19.67 percent over the past year, 7.57 percent over the past three years, -1.35 percent over the past five years, and 9.00 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||6.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-1.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.0%|
The investment seeks a favorable long-term total return, mainly through capital appreciation, primarily from equity securities of foreign issuers. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of foreign issuers. It has a policy of maintaining investments of equity securities of foreign issuers in at least three countries other than the United States. The fund may invest in emerging markets to varying degrees, depending on the prevalence of stock specific opportunities. It typically invests in companies of all sizes, including smaller, lesser-known companies where Advisors believes it has some unique insights into the company.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 0.78 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.