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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 18.55 percent over the past year, 15.01 percent over the past three years, 4.12 percent over the past five years, and 11.29 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||13.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||15.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||11.3%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets in companies with market capitalizations comparable to those of companies included in the MSCI World Small-Cap Index. It invests in companies organized or headquartered in at least eight different countries (one of which may be the United States) and the majority of foreign investments may be in Japan and Western Europe. The fund invests no more than 25% of assets in issuers that are organized or headquartered in any one country outside the U.S., other than France, Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
AllianzGI Global Small-Cap Fund has an expense ratio of 2.34 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.