First Investors International Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 4.24 percent over the past year, 9.07 percent over the past three years, and 15.47 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.2%
1 Year 4.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 9.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.5%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

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

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
First Investors International Fund has an expense ratio of 1.45 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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