4 / 5 Stars
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Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 37 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 16.60 percent over the past year, 10.36 percent over the past three years, 3.55 percent over the past five years, and 15.36 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||10.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||10.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||3.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||15.4%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 75% of its total assets in foreign companies in developed markets (for example, Japan, Canada and the United Kingdom) and in emerging markets (for example, China, India and Brazil). It normally invests a majority of its net assets in the common stock of small- and mid-sized companies with market capitalizations under $5 billion at the time of investment.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Columbia Acorn International Fund has an expense ratio of 0.89 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.