4 / 5 Stars
5 5 3 3 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
#17 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 12.79 percent over the past year, 7.69 percent over the past three years, 19.75 percent over the past five years, and 9.03 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-4.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||19.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.0%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests a substantial amount of its assets in equity securities of companies outside the United States. It expects to invest in companies across all market capitalization ranges. The fund typically focuses on developed markets, but may invest in companies from emerging markets as well. It may use derivatives, primarily futures contracts, to seek returns on the fund's otherwise uninvested cash assets. The fund may use futures contracts as a substitute for investing directly in an underlying asset or to increase returns. It may buy and sell portfolio securities actively.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Laudus International MarketMasters Fund has an expense ratio of 1.40 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.