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Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
#32 in World Stock
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 8.26 percent over the past year, 12.34 percent over the past three years, and 1.85 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||7.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||1.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments (e.g., securities convertible into common stocks), issued by companies of all sizes worldwide, that the advisor believes have above-average growth, profitability and quality characteristics. At least 35% of its assets will be invested in companies located outside the United States.
Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
William Blair Global Leaders Fund has an expense ratio of 1.25 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.