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U.S. News evaluated 297 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 23.77 percent over the past year, 2.13 percent over the past three years, 11.19 percent over the past five years, and 3.31 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||16.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||11.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.3%|
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. The Adviser employs a combination of "top-down" and "bottom-up" investment processes with the goal of identifying the most attractive securities worldwide, fitting into broader themes, which are developments that have broad effects across industries and companies. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests significantly (at least 40%--unless market conditions are not deemed favorable by the Adviser) in securities of non-U.S. companies.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
AllianceBernstein Global Thematic Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 2.23 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.