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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 14.38 percent over the past year, 9.44 percent over the past three years, and 4.40 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||8.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||9.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term total return. To pursue its goal, the fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in stocks. The fund's investments will be focused on companies located in the developed markets. Examples of "developed markets" are the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Western Europe. It may invest in the securities of companies of any market capitalization. The fund's sub-investment adviser, Walter Scott & Partners Limited (Walter Scott), seeks investment opportunities in companies with fundamental strengths that indicate the potential for sustainable growth.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus Global Stock Fund has an expense ratio of 2.05 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.