William Blair International Growth Fund

Class Inst (BIGIX)
Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 2 3 2
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D (Sell)

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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Performance

The fund has returned 16.42 percent over the past year, 8.56 percent over the past three years, 20.77 percent over the past five years, and 7.91 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.9%
1 Year 16.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 8.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 20.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 7.9%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments, issued by companies of all sizes domiciled outside the U.S. that the advisor believes have above-average growth, profitability and quality characteristics. Its investments are normally allocated among at least six different countries and no more than 50% of the fund's equity holdings may be invested in securities of issuers in one country at any given time.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
William Blair International Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.11 percent.

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Risk

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

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