2 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
#19 in Foreign Small/Mid Growth
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 19.23 percent over the past year, 10.59 percent over the past three years, 2.76 percent over the past five years, and 11.26 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||14.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||10.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||11.3%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. To pursue its objective, the fund invests principally in stocks of companies principally based outside the United States. It normally intends to invest at least 65% of its net assets in equity securities of small companies generally having a market capitalization at the time of purchase of less than $5 billion. The fund may invest its remaining assets in equity securities of mid-sized or larger companies. It also may invest in derivatives for "speculative" purposes to increase its investment return or income.
Fees are Below Average compared to funds in the same category.
Lord Abbett International Fund has an expense ratio of 1.52 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.