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SFVLX Seafarer Overseas Value Investor

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Fund SFVLX Seafarer Overseas Value Investor SCHE Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF™ FPMAX Fidelity® Emerging Markets Idx Premium  
100% 88% 87%
Annual Fees
(1.15% Exp. Ratio)
(0.13% Exp. Ratio)
(0.14% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.56% annual return
$35,814.55 $48,731.61 $48,585.44
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$12,917.06 +$12,770.89
As of 9/30/16
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 16.51%
3 YR 0.24%
5 YR 3.03%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 16.48%
3 YR 0.18%
5 YR 2.91%
10 YR --
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in common stocks, preferred stocks, and debt obligations of foreign companies (which the fund regards as companies located outside the United States). The fund's portfolio is generally comprised of securities identified through a bottom-up security selection process based on thorough fundamental research.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the total return of the FTSE Emerging Index. The fund invests at least 90% of net assets in stocks that are included in the index. The index is comprised of large- and mid- capitalization companies in emerging market countries, as defined by the index provider. It will concentrate its investments (i.e., hold 25% or more of its total assets) in a particular industry, group of industries or sector to approximately the same extent that the index is so concentrated.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the total return of emerging stock markets. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's assets in securities included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and in depository receipts representing securities included in the index. The adviser uses statistical sampling techniques based on such factors as capitalization, industry exposures, dividend yield, price/earnings (P/E) ratio, price/book (P/B) ratio, earnings growth, country weightings, and the effect of foreign taxes to attempt to replicate the returns of the index.

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