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MGRCX - MFS International Growth C

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MFS International Growth C (MGRCX)
Expense Ratio: 2.12%
Expected Lifetime Fees: $56,274.93


The MFS International Growth C fund (MGRCX) is a Foreign Large Growth fund started on 7/1/1996 and has $2.00 billion in assets under management. The current manager has been running MFS International Growth C since 2/4/2010. The fund is rated by Morningstar. In addition to trading fees and broker commissions, this fund has 12b-1 fees of 1.00%

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iShares MSCI EAFE Growth Index (EFG)
Expense Ratio: 0.40%
Expected Lifetime Fees: $12,680.81


The iShares MSCI EAFE Growth Index (EFG) is an Exchange Traded Fund. It is a "basket" of securities that index the Foreign Large Growth investment strategy and is an alternative to a Foreign Large Growth mutual fund. Fees are very low compared to a comparable mutual fund like MFS International Growth C because computers automatically manage the stocks.




The Following Foreign Large Growth Funds Have Lower Fees Than MFS International Growth C (MGRCX). Why are these metrics important?
Mutual Fund Name Ticker Symbol Turnover Assets (M) Annual Fees
AllianceBern Intl Growth A AWPAX 67.0% 795 1.30%
AllianceBern Intl Growth Adv AWPYX 67.0% 795 1.00%
AllianceBern Intl Growth C AWPCX 67.0% 795 2.03%
AllianceBern Intl Growth I AWPIX 67.0% 795 0.90%
AllianceBern Intl Growth K AWPKX 67.0% 795 1.28%
AllianceBern Intl Growth R AWPRX 67.0% 795 1.59%
American Century Intl Growth A TWGAX 125.0% 1,400 1.57%
American Century Intl Growth Instl TGRIX 125.0% 1,400 1.12%
American Century Intl Growth Inv TWIEX 125.0% 1,400 1.32%
American Century Intl Growth R ATGRX 125.0% 1,400 1.82%
Calamos International Growth A CIGRX 59.6% 751 1.41%
Calamos International Growth I CIGIX 59.6% 751 1.16%
Columbia Marsico Intl Opp A MAIOX 86.0% 425 1.50%
Columbia Marsico Intl Opp Z NMOAX 86.0% 425 1.25%
Dreyfus International Stock A DISAX 5.1% 1,500 1.27%
Dreyfus International Stock I DISRX 5.1% 1,500 0.93%
Driehaus International Discovery DRIDX 119.0% 199 1.72%
Fidelity Advisor Canada A FACNX 104.0% 3,400 1.12%
Fidelity Advisor Canada C FCCNX 104.0% 3,400 1.86%
Fidelity Advisor Canada I FICCX 104.0% 3,400 0.82%
Fidelity Advisor Canada T FTASZ 104.0% 3,400 1.42%
Fidelity Advisor Canada T FTCNX 104.0% 3,400 1.42%
Fidelity Advisor International Growth A FIAGX 68.0% 121 1.46%
Fidelity Advisor International Growth I FIIIX 68.0% 121 1.21%
Fidelity Advisor International Growth T FITGX 68.0% 121 1.71%
Fidelity Advisor Intl Capital App A FCPAX 254.0% 114 1.45%
Fidelity Advisor Intl Capital App I FCPIX 254.0% 114 1.20%
Fidelity Advisor Intl Capital App T FIATX 254.0% 114 1.70%
Fidelity Canada FICDX 104.0% 3,400 0.82%
Fidelity International Capital Apprec FIVFX 254.0% 662 1.16%
Fidelity International Growth FIGFX 68.0% 121 1.20%
Frost International Equity A FANTX 26.0% 235 1.39%
Frost International Equity Inst FITNX 26.0% 235 1.14%
Hansberger International Growth Adv HIGGX 62.0% 535 1.06%
Hansberger International Growth Inst HITGX 62.0% 535 0.86%
Harbor International Growth Adm HRIGX 112.0% 1,200 1.12%
Harbor International Growth Instl HAIGX 112.0% 1,200 0.87%
Harbor International Growth Inv HIIGX 112.0% 1,200 1.25%
Harding Loevner International Eq Instl HLMIX 15.0% 1,600 0.86%
Harding Loevner International Eq Inv HLMNX 15.0% 1,600 1.25%
Hartford Intl Growth A HNCAX 88.0% 115 1.53%
Hartford Intl Growth I HNCJX 88.0% 115 1.21%
Hartford Intl Growth R3 HNCRX 88.0% 115 1.60%
Hartford Intl Growth R4 HNCSX 88.0% 115 1.30%
Hartford Intl Growth R5 HNCTX 88.0% 115 1.00%
Hartford Intl Growth Y HNCYX 88.0% 115 0.95%
Ivy International Growth A IVINX 49.0% 192 1.62%
Ivy International Growth I IGIIX 49.0% 192 1.25%
Ivy International Growth Y IVIYX 49.0% 192 1.58%
Janus Overseas Fund Class A JDIAX 32.0% 7,100 1.04%
Janus Overseas Fund Class C JIGCX 32.0% 7,100 1.78%
Janus Overseas Fund Class I JIGFX 32.0% 7,100 0.76%
Janus Overseas Fund Class R JDIRX 32.0% 7,100 1.44%
Janus Overseas Fund Class S JIGRX 32.0% 7,100 1.19%
Janus Overseas T JAOSX 32.0% 7,100 0.94%
JHancock3 International Growth A GOIGX 55.0% 133 1.60%
JHancock3 International Growth I GOGIX 55.0% 133 1.17%
Laudus International MarketMasters Inv SWOIX 78.0% 1,500 1.41%
Laudus International MarketMasters Sel SWMIX 78.0% 1,500 1.26%
Marsico International Opportunities MIOFX 103.0% 129 1.56%
MFS Instl International Equity MIEIX 29.0% 3,000 0.75%
MFS International Growth A MGRAX 58.0% 2,000 1.37%
MFS International Growth I MQGIX 58.0% 2,000 1.12%
MFS International Growth R3 MGRTX 58.0% 2,000 1.37%
MFS International Growth R4 MGRVX 58.0% 2,000 1.12%
Oppenheimer International Growth A OIG2Z 19.0% 5,700 1.27%
Oppenheimer International Growth A OIGAX 19.0% 5,700 1.27%
Oppenheimer International Growth C OIGCX 19.0% 5,700 2.04%
Oppenheimer International Growth N OIGNX 19.0% 5,700 1.56%
Oppenheimer International Growth N OIGTZ 19.0% 5,700 1.56%
Oppenheimer International Growth Y OIGYX 19.0% 5,700 0.87%
RS International Growth A GUBGX 15.0% 558 1.40%
RS International Growth Fund Class Y RSIGX 15.0% 558 1.04%
Scout International UMBWX 13.0% 7,200 0.94%
T. Rowe Price International Stock Adv PAITX 43.0% 7,800 1.05%
T. Rowe Price International Stock Fd PRITX 43.0% 7,800 0.85%
T. Rowe Price International Stock R RRITX 43.0% 7,800 1.40%
Thornburg International Growth A TIGAX 142.6% 417 1.54%
Thornburg International Growth I TINGX 142.6% 417 0.99%
Thornburg International Growth R3 TIGVX 142.6% 417 1.50%
Thornburg International Growth R4 TINVX 142.6% 417 1.40%
Thornburg International Growth R5 TINFX 142.6% 417 0.99%
Thornburg International Value A TGVAX 20.8% 26,000 1.25%
Thornburg International Value B THGBX 20.8% 26,000 2.06%
Thornburg International Value C THGCX 20.8% 26,000 1.99%
Thornburg International Value I TGVIX 20.8% 26,000 0.88%
Thornburg International Value R3 TGVRX 20.8% 26,000 1.45%
Thornburg International Value R4 THVRX 20.8% 26,000 1.25%
Thornburg International Value R5 TIVRX 20.8% 26,000 0.99%
Vanguard International Growth Adm VWILX 43.0% 15,600 0.34%
Vanguard International Growth Inv VWIGX 43.0% 15,600 0.47%
Virtus Foreign Opportunities A JVIAX 31.0% 1,100 1.47%
Virtus Foreign Opportunities I JVXIX 31.0% 1,100 1.22%
Waddell & Reed International Gr A UNCGX 58.0% 458 1.51%
WHV International Equity I WHVIX 2.2% 288 1.25%
William Blair Instl International Gr WBIIX 111.0% 1,600 0.99%
William Blair International Growth I BIGIX 103.0% 3,200 1.15%
William Blair International Growth N WBIGX 103.0% 3,200 1.45%



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