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U.S. News evaluated 287 World 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 3.60 percent over the past year, 0.61 percent over the past three years, -0.38 percent over the past five years, and 4.82 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||4.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||0.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-0.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||4.8%|
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund pursues opportunistic growth by investing in a global universe of companies in multiple industries that may benefit from innovation. It invests in securities issued by U.S. and non-U.S. companies from multiple industry sectors in an attempt to maximize opportunity, which should also tend to reduce risk. The fund normally invests in the equity securities of companies located in at least three countries. It may, at times, invest in shares of ETFs in lieu of making direct investments in securities.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
AllianceBernstein Global Thematic Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 2.39 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.