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The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and year if applicable Morningstar Rating metrics. Although "trend" means that something in the recent past tells us something about the near future, the future is also buffeted by the random events of the world. Invests primarily in common stocks may also invest in preferred stocks , convertibles, American Depositary Receipts, European Depositary Receipts, bonds and cash.

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The iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of large- and mid-capitalization equities in Europe, Australasia, and the Far East while mitigating exposure to fluctuations between the value of the component currencies and the U.S. dollar.

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Your e-mail address may be pre-filled if you have previously provided American Funds with this information. Updating your e-mail address on this page will not affect your primary email address. Class F-2 shares are available through certain registered investment advisor and fee-based programs, but are not available for purchase in most employer-sponsored retirement plans.

See the prospectus for details. Invests in companies large and small, primarily in Europe and the Pacific Basin. Read important investment disclosures. Returns with Sales Charge. Morningstar Ownership Zone TM. The fund's investment objective is to provide you with long-term growth of capital. Invests in companies based chiefly in Europe and the Pacific Basin, ranging from small firms to large corporations.

Invests primarily in common stocks may also invest in preferred stocks , convertibles, American Depositary Receipts, European Depositary Receipts, bonds and cash. Holdings Outside the U. Holdings are primarily outside the U. For Class F-2 Shares, this chart tracks the year standard deviation and year annualized return of the equity funds. Denning 36 36 Grace 28 25 Kawaja 31 27 Jonathan Knowles 26 26 Lawrence Kymisis 23 15 4. Sung Lee 24 24 Jesper Lyckeus 23 22 Suzman 25 25 Christopher Thomsen 21 21 Denning 27 36 Nicholas J.

Grace 16 25 28 Carl M. Suzman 11 25 Christopher Thomsen 10 A boldface number indicates that years of experience with Capital Group is equal to years of experience with investment industry.

Overall Morningstar Rating TM. Fund Standard Deviation Fund Breakdown by Domicile. Daily Dividend Accrual for Pay Date.

Rate As of Date 0. Current Daily Dividend Accrual. Rate As of-Date 0. Annual Management Fees 0. As of each fund's most recent prospectus. Fund as of most recent prospectus. Share Class Pricing Details. Excludes certain securities in initial period of acquisition. Effective at the end of September , Global Industry Classification Standard GICS sector classifications changed for a number of stocks in the information technology, consumer discretionary and telecommunication services sectors.

Figures include convertible securities; totals may not reconcile due to rounding. Underlying revenue data were compiled by MSCI and account for disparities in the way companies report their revenues across geographic segments.

MSCI provides revenue data figures based on a proprietary, standardized model. In this breakdown, Israel has been included in Europe. Preservation ratings are relative, rather than absolute, measures, and funds named Lipper Leaders for Preservation may still experience losses periodically; those losses may be larger for equity and mixed equity funds than for fixed income funds.

Tax Efficiency offers no benefit to investors in tax-sheltered accounts such as k plans. The Lipper ratings are subject to change every month and are based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for the Total Return, Consistent Return, Preservation, Tax Efficiency and Expense metrics.

Lipper ratings are not intended to predict future results, and Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. Calculated by American Funds. Due to differing calculation methods, the figures shown here may differ from those calculated by Morningstar.

Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance.

The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and year if applicable Morningstar Rating metrics.

While the year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.

Past results are not guarantee of results in future periods. The months indicated for dividends and capital gains paid represent the anticipated current year ex-dividend date schedule for all share classes.

Expense ratios are as of the most recent prospectus. Source for Lipper expense ratio comparison: A "centroid" plot in the middle of the Ownership Zone represents the weighted average of all the fund's holdings. A fund that is concentrated will have a small ownership zone relative to the area of the style box, and broadly diversified fund will have an ownership zone that stretches across many sizes and style.

Over a period of time, the shape and location of a fund's ownership zone may vary. Accordingly, the fund's SEC yield and distribution rate may differ. Click on the Read important investment disclosures link above for more information about Active Share. Beta relatively measures sensitivity to market movements over a specified period of time. The beta of the market represented by the benchmark index is equal to 1; a beta higher than 1 implies that a return was more volatile than the market.

A beta lower than 1 suggests that a return was less volatile than the market. Generally the higher the R-squared measure, the more reliable the beta measurement will be.

Specifies how well benchmark results have matched during declining market periods. Nikkei Yen cme. Continuous CRB Index ice futures. Nikkei gbx cme. Fed Funds 30 Day cbot. Copper High Grade gbx comex. Copper miNY gbx comex. Silver oz comex. Copper High Grade comex. Feeder Cattle gbx cme. Live Cattle gbx cme. BFP Milk gbx cme. Sugar 16 ice futures. Dow Jones Industrial Average. Market data is delayed at least 10 minutes.