Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How is Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index Fund (SFILX) Performing?

Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index (SFILX) a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) seeks investment results that correspond generally (before fees and expenses) to the total return of the Russell RAFI Developed ex US Small Company Index.

This Non US – Equity fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in three major groups; Foreign Stock, High Yield Bond and Precious Metal. Further, as of the last filing, FAMILYMART COMPANY LTD, VEDANTA RESOURCES and WASTE CONNECTIONS INC were the top holdings for SFILX.

The Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index fund, managed by Schwab Funds, carries an expense ratio of 0.49%. Moreover, SFILX requires a minimal initial investment of $100.

SFILX has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 1, 3, 5 year benchmarks; 1 year 16.99%, 3 year 5.92% and 5 year 9.82%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here .

SFILX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 23% in 1 year, top 3% over the past 3 years, and in the 5% over the past 5 years.

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May 16, 2017 at 04:09PM

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