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#9 in Foreign Large Growth
U.S. News evaluated 78 Foreign Large Growth 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 16.64 percent over the past year, 12.70 percent over the past three years, and 2.10 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||8.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund primarily invests in a portfolio of common stocks and other equity securities of companies that are located outside of the United States. To a limited degree, it may also invest in companies based in the United States. The fund typically invests in the securities of medium to large size companies, but will also invest in smaller companies. Its holdings may be limited to the securities of 40 to 60 different issuers and may focus its investments in companies located in or tied economically to particular countries or regions.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
First Investors International Fund has an expense ratio of 1.82 percent.
Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.