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U.S. News evaluated 34 Foreign Small/Mid 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 23.85 percent over the past year, and 7.39 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||17.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. It invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of small-and mid-capitalization non-U.S. companies. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests significantly (at least 40%--unless market conditions are not deemed favorable by the Adviser) in securities of non-U.S. companies. It invests, under normal circumstances, in the equity securities of companies located in at least three countries (and normally substantially more) other than the United States.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
AllianceBernstein International Discovery Equity Portfolio has an expense ratio of 1.55 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.