John Hancock Global Shareholder Yield Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 2 5 3 3
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

U.S. News evaluated 304 World Stock Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 18.95 percent over the past year, 10.92 percent over the past three years, and 17.38 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.4%
1 Year 19.0%
3 Years (Annualized) 10.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 17.4%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide a high level of income; capital appreciation is a secondary investment objective. The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities of dividend-paying companies located throughout the world. It invests at least 40% of its net assets in securities of issuers located throughout the world, excluding the U.S. The fund may also invest up to 20% of its assets in securities issued by companies located in emerging markets when the subadviser believes they represent attractive investment opportunities. It may also invest up to 15% of its net assets in illiquid investments.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
John Hancock Global Shareholder Yield Fund has an expense ratio of 2.12 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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