4 / 5 Stars
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Standard & Poor's
1 / 5 Stars
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 19.12 percent over the past year, 9.42 percent over the past three years, and 16.35 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||13.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||9.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||16.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of international non-U.S. companies with market capitalizations at the time of purchase greater than $2 billion that the subadviser believes have strong earnings growth potential. It invests in securities of companies that are diversified across economic sectors, and attempts to maintain sector concentrations that approximate those of the MSCI World Growth ex-U.S. Index. The fund may invest in initial public offerings (IPOs).
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
John Hancock Funds International Growth Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.35 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.