4 / 5 Stars
4 3 3 1 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
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 16.38 percent over the past year, 11.38 percent over the past three years, 3.89 percent over the past five years, and 13.22 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||8.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||11.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||3.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||13.2%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests its assets primarily in foreign equity securities, including emerging market equity securities. Equity securities include common stocks, preferred stocks, securities convertible into stocks, and depositary receipts for those securities. It focuses on investing its assets in the stocks of companies which it believes to have above average earnings growth potential compared to other companies (growth companies). The fund may invest a large percentage of its assets in issuers in a single country, a small number of countries, or a particular geographic region.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
MFS International New Discovery Fund has an expense ratio of 2.16 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.