Federated International Strategic Value Dividend Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 3 3 4 3
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

U.S. News evaluated 97 Foreign Large Value 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 22.14 percent over the past year, 7.79 percent over the past three years, and 11.08 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 9.3%
1 Year 22.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 7.8%
5 Years (Annualized) 11.1%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide income and long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies based in countries outside the United States, consisting principally of high dividend yielding stocks with dividend growth potential. It may use derivative contracts (such as forward contracts) to manage or hedge the fund's currency exposure. The Adviser anticipates that normally the fund will invest in companies based in developed countries, although to a lesser extent, the fund may also invest in foreign companies based in emerging markets.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Federated International Strategic Value Dividend Fund has an expense ratio of 1.85 percent.

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Risk

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

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