Equity

MDEFX

EuroFund

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
-19.92 -3.50 -4.06 3.96 7.04
-24.13 -5.22 -5.09 3.40 6.85
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EMU Net TR Index in USD.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. -16.90 2.55 -0.53 4.66 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Europe Stock -13.73 5.84 1.71 8.69 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 110/116 99/100 66/70 48/49 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 4 4 4 4 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) European Region Funds -16.39 1.01 -0.56 6.57 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 129/149 122/130 87/93 54/60 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 4 4 4 4 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
-19.92 -5.68 -17.15 -19.92 -10.14 -18.70 47.42 679.83
-24.13 -10.63 -21.50 -24.13 -14.86 -22.97 39.68 638.91
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EMU Net TR Index in USD.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. -16.90 -5.00 -14.11 -16.90 7.85 -2.60 57.68 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Europe Stock 6.68 6.68 0.32 -13.73 18.58 8.84 130.16 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) European Region Funds -16.39 -5.23 -14.34 -16.39 3.40 -2.11 94.22 -
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. -9.68 0.17 -8.09 22.08 -19.92
Annual w/ Sales Charge (%) Max Sales Charge: 5.25 -14.42 -5.09 -12.91 15.67 -24.13
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI EMU Net TR Index in USD<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. -6.18 -2.84 -0.40 25.51 -16.90
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Europe Stock -7.30 1.70 -1.66 23.70 -15.13
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The performance information for periods prior to the inception date of the share class is based on the Fund’s Institutional Shares, adjusted to reflect the fees and expenses applicable to such share class. See the fund prospectus for more details.

The Fund’s returns prior to October 23, 2018 are the returns of the Fund when it followed different investment strategies. 

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Mar 22, 2019 $76.5 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 22, 2019 $114.5 M
Share Class launch date Oct 21, 1994
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Stock
Lipper Classification European Region Funds
Benchmark Index MSCI EMU Net TR Index in USD
CUSIP 09251N106
Number of Holdings as of Feb 28, 2019 40
Max Offer Price as of Mar 22, 2019 $13.96
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Feb 28, 2019 98%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Feb 28, 2019 $ 54,947.8 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Sep 30, 2018 91.57
Beta (3y) as of Sep 30, 2018 0.93
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending May 31, 2017 12.67%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -17.15%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Sep 30, 2018 11.44

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Jan 31, 2019 out of 133, 12,205, 133, 30 and 133 Funds, respectively in Lipper's European Region Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
SANOFI SA 5.39
SAFRAN SA 5.36
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUITTON SE 5.14
AIRBUS SE 4.17
SAP SE 3.53
Name Weight (%)
VINCI SA 3.51
ALLIANZ SE 3.28
THALES SA 3.26
GALP ENERGIA SGPS SA 3.16
UNILEVER NV 2.98

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andreas Zoellinger
Andreas Zoellinger
Tom Joy
Tom Joy
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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