3 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned 18.72 percent over the past year, 12.24 percent over the past three years, and 18.73 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 03.31.2014|
|Year to date||2.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||18.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks capital appreciation, income is a secondary consideration. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies of any nation that the Sub-Adviser believes are available at market prices less than their value based on certain recognized or objective criteria (intrinsic value). Following this value-oriented strategy, it normally invests in undervalued securities (securities trading at a discount to their intrinsic value). The fund expects to invest significantly (up to 35% of its assets) in foreign securities. It may also invest in other investment companies, including exchange-traded funds.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
ING Franklin Mutual Shares Fund has an expense ratio of 0.78 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.