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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 -5.18 percent over the past year, -4.60 percent over the past three years, and -1.39 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||-3.3%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-4.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||-1.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of global (U.S. and foreign) equity securities of any size. It normally will invest at least 40% of its assets in the securities of foreign issuers. The fund may invest up to 20% of assets in bonds of any maturity rated as low as CC by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) or Ca by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (Moody's) and their unrated equivalents (bonds rated BB and below by S&P or Ba and below by Moody's are considered below investment-grade (i.e., "junk bonds")).
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
John Hancock Global Opportunities Fund has an expense ratio of 2.25 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.