John Hancock International Growth Fund

3 / 5 Stars
4 4 3 1 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
C- (Hold)

U.S. News evaluated 76 Foreign Large Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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The fund has returned 15.16 percent over the past year, 9.11 percent over the past three years, and 15.44 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 1.3%
1 Year 15.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 9.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.4%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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The investment seeks high total return primarily through capital appreciation. The fund invests in equity investments that the subadvisor believes will provide higher returns than the MSCI EAFE Growth Index. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity investments. It typically invests in a diversified portfolio of equity investments from a number of developed markets outside the U.S.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
John Hancock International Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 2.30 percent.

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

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