Brandes International Equity Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 25.63 percent over the past year, 4.55 percent over the past three years, 14.52 percent over the past five years, and 5.13 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.4%
1 Year 25.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.6%
5 Years (Annualized) 14.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 5.1%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests principally in common and preferred stocks of foreign companies. These companies generally have market capitalizations greater than $1 billion. It invests at least 80% of its net assets measured at the time of purchase in equity securities of issuers located in at least three countries outside of the United States. Equity securities include common and preferred stocks, warrants and rights. Up to 30% of the fund's total assets, measured at the time of purchase, may be invested in securities of companies located in countries with emerging securities markets.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Brandes International Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 1.95 percent.

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Risk

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

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