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MMKBX Morgan Stanley Inst Emerging Mkts A

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Fund MMKBX Morgan Stanley Inst Emerging Mkts A SFGIX Seafarer Overseas Gr and Income Investor SEMFX Scout Emerging Markets  
100% 87% 89%
Annual Fees
(1.36% Exp. Ratio)
(1.08% Exp. Ratio)
(1.10% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.56% annual return
$33,620.03 $36,604.07 $36,382.70
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,984.04 +$2,762.67
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 14.95%
3 YR 0.03%
5 YR 3.72%
10 YR 3.40%
1 YR RETURN 18.03%
3 YR 4.66%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 18.07%
3 YR 0.18%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to maximize returns by investing primarily in growth-oriented equity securities in emerging markets. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities of issuers located in emerging market countries. It may, but it is not required to, use derivative instruments for a variety of purposes, including hedging, risk management, portfolio management or to earn income. The fund's use of derivatives may involve the purchase and sale of derivative instruments such as futures and other related instruments and techniques.
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation along with some current income; the fund seeks to mitigate adverse volatility in returns as a secondary objective. Normally, the fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its total assets in dividend-paying common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible securities, and debt obligations of foreign companies, foreign governments and their agencies, where "total assets" means net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes. The fund can invest without constraint in the securities of companies located in developing countries.
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of emerging market companies. Emerging market countries include those currently considered to be developing by the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the United Nations, or the countries' authorities, or countries included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index or MSCI Frontier Markets Index.

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