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#35 in Foreign Large Growth
U.S. News evaluated 79 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 14.53 percent over the past year, 7.23 percent over the past three years, and 15.59 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||9.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||15.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests predominantly in equity securities, primarily common stock, of mid- large-capitalization companies located outside the U.S., including developing or emerging market countries. It invests predominantly in securities listed or traded on recognized international markets in developed countries included in the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Europe, Australasia, Far East (EAFE) Index. The fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in emerging market countries. Mid- large-capitalization companies are generally companies with market capitalizations of greater than $2 billion.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Franklin International Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.49 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.