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#12 in Foreign Small/Mid Blend
U.S. News evaluated 28 Foreign Small/Mid Blend 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 21.32 percent over the past year, 6.17 percent over the past three years, 19.05 percent over the past five years, and 9.25 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-2.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||19.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.3%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in the equity securities of small-capitalization companies located in numerous countries outside the United States that the advisor believes offer the potential for capital appreciation. In doing so, each advisor considers, among other things, whether the company has the potential for above-average earnings growth, whether the company's securities are attractively valued, and whether the company has a sustainable competitive advantage. The fund uses multiple investment advisors.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard International Explorer Fund has an expense ratio of 0.36 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.