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U.S. News evaluated 15 Japan Stock 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 22.92 percent over the past year, 15.23 percent over the past three years, and 4.91 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||18.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||15.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of Japanese companies. Its equity investments may include common stocks (including stocks purchased in initial public offerings (IPOs)), preferred stocks, warrants and other rights, and securities convertible into or exchangeable for common stocks, such as convertible bonds. The fund's investments also may include investments in Japan real estate investment trusts or funds (so-called "J-REITs") and Japan pooled investment vehicles. It invests in companies regardless of market capitalization.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Hennessy Japan Fund has an expense ratio of 1.85 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.