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Zacks Investment Research
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Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
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.
The fund has returned 34.59 percent over the past year, and 18.12 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||18.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in established and emerging franchise companies located throughout the world, with capitalizations within the range of companies included in the MSCI All Country World Index. It may invest up to 100% of the fund's net assets in foreign securities, which may include emerging market securities. Under normal market conditions, the fund typically invests at least 40% of its assets in the securities of issuers located outside of the United States. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley Institutional Global Discovery Portfolio has an expense ratio of 1.35 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.