Templeton Foreign Smaller Companies Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 1 1 2 4
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 22 Foreign Small/Mid Value Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 14.68 percent over the past year, 3.76 percent over the past three years, 22.83 percent over the past five years, and 6.27 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.2%
1 Year 14.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 3.8%
5 Years (Annualized) 22.8%
10 Years (Annualized) 6.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in investments of smaller companies located outside the U.S., including emerging markets. The fund invests principally in equity securities, primarily common stocks. The fund may also invest a portion of its assets in the equity securities of larger foreign companies and more than 25% of its assets in the securities of issuers located in any one country.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Templeton Foreign Smaller Companies Fund has an expense ratio of 2.40 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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