Morningstar’s Six Top Candidates for International-Stock Manager of the Year.

Morningstar has their Morningstar’s Six Top Candidates for International-Stock Manager of the Year available on their website.

This is worth a look because if you’re thinking of investing in international mutual funds, you’ll want to make sure the fund has a good manager. One way to pick good funds is to follow good managers.

With the market mayhem over the past year, the winners will really be separated from the losers – it’s hard to manage a successful fund under these conditions when you’re a follower engaged in group-think. Times like these allow the cream of the management crop to rise to the top.

That doesn’t mean that this is a list of the best for 2009 only. Each manager on this list has a solid, long term track record but has also done well so far this year.

Here’s the list:

  • The Team at American Funds EuroPacific Growth (AEPGX)
  • The Team at Dodge & Cox International Stock (DODFX)
  • David Herro and Rob Taylor of Oakmark International (OAKIX)
  • Brent Lynn of Janus Overseas (JAOSX)
  • The Team at Manning & Napier Worldwide Opportunities (EXWAX)
  • Justin Thomson of T. Rowe Price International Discovery (PRIDX)

You will have noticed that most of these are teams, and not individuals. Also, they are not official nominees, just front runners so far.

Read the full story to learn why they’re considered front runners.


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2 comments to Morningstar’s Six Top Candidates for International-Stock Manager of the Year.

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