2 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
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 19.90 percent over the past year, and 7.61 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||17.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund invests for the long term primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of non-U.S. growth companies and seeks to diversify its investments among several developed countries and developing countries throughout the world, although the fund's total exposure to developing countries will not exceed 30%. It may purchase securities of companies of any size, but expects to focus on small- and mid-sized growth companies with market capitalizations of $10 billion or less at the time of purchase.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Baron Select Funds Baron International Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 1.25 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.