Brandes International Equity Fund Class A (BIEAX)

Net Asset Value
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Overall Morningstar Rating
Foreign large value
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
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Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests principally in common and preferred stocks of foreign companies. These companies generally have market capitalizations greater than $1 billion. It invests at least 80% of its net assets measured at the time of purchase in equity securities of issuers located in at least three countries outside of the United States. Equity securities include common and preferred stocks, warrants and rights. Up to 30% of the fund's total assets, measured at the time of purchase, may be invested in securities of companies located in countries with emerging securities markets.


1 month+1.40% 3 years+9.17%
3 months+2.81% 5 years--
1 year+0.49% Since inception+3.26%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large value

Performance 5-yr return--+4.27%
Expense ratio1.23%1.33%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.330.33
Net assets$496.5M$1.4B
Average market cap$26.3B$33.5B
Average P/E13.614.4
Portfolio turnover40%40%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBrandes
Fund manager & tenureBrent Woods / 18 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


International stock98.31%
U.S. stock1.57%
Fixed income0.12%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Telecommunication 23.51%
Financial service 16.80%
Healthcare 12.45%
Consumer service 11.55%
Consumer goods 10.44%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- GlaxoSmithKline PLC3.47%
-- GDF Suez3.39%
-- Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets PLC3.18%
-- Nissan Motor2.66%
-- CRH PLC2.48%
-- Canon Inc2.42%
-- MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc2.38%
-- Eni SpA2.34%
PBRA Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ADR2.34%
-- Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd2.34%

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