Forward International Dividend Fund Class Investor (FFINX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Foreign large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to achieve high total return (capital appreciation and income). The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes, if any, in the equity securities of dividend paying companies located outside of the United States. It normally will invest its assets among at least fifteen but not fewer than eight countries throughout the world including countries considered to be emerging market countries. The fund may invest a significant amount of its net assets in emerging market companies. It may invest in securities of companies having any capitalization.


1 month-4.75% 3 years+9.49%
3 months-7.68% 5 years+6.80%
1 year-2.11% Since inception+4.63%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large blend

Performance 5-yr return+6.80%+6.22%
Expense ratio1.58%1.28%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.580.44
Net assets$330.3M$3.6B
Average market cap$6.4B$37.0B
Average P/E12.715.7
Portfolio turnover115%115%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyForward Funds
Fund manager & tenureDavid Ruff / 5 Years
Minimal initial investment$4,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$4,000.00


International stock90.44%
Fixed income8.27%
U.S. stock0.37%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 27.15%
Industrial materials 19.36%
Consumer goods 12.99%
Telecommunication 7.83%
Energy 7.68%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Danieli & C Officine Meccaniche SpA Rsp2.95%
-- Suncor Engy2.76%
-- Jasmine International PLC2.62%
SYT Syngenta AG ADR2.41%
-- Marine Harvest ASA2.10%
-- Investor AB2.10%
-- ZENKOKU HOSHO Co.,Ltd.1.93%
-- Osim International Ltd1.90%
-- UBS AG1.87%
-- China Petroleum & Chemical Corp H Shares1.86%

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