Long-term total return, principally from growth of capital
Principal Investment Strategies
The underlying mutual fund invests primarily, no less than 65% of its total assets, in common and preferred stocks of foreign companies, including those located in emerging market countries. Companies in its portfolio generally have market capitalizations in excess of $1 billion at the time of purchase and are selected using a value oriented approach. Under normal market conditions, it will invest in a minimum of 10 countries throughout the world, focusing on companies located in Europe, the Pacific Basin, and emerging industrialized countries whose economies and political regimes appear stable.
Principal Investment Risks
There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.
You may lose money by investing in the Fund.
The Fund’s principal investment risks include Stock Market Risk, Issuer Risk, Style Risk, Management Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Emerging Markets Securities Risk.
Please see the Risk Glossary for additional information about the Fund’s risks.
Performance & Expenses
|Fund/Benchmark Name||Qtr||YTD||1-Yr||3-Yr||5-Yr||10-Yr||Since Inception|
|VT Harbor International||0.44%||0.44%||-8.84%||0.77%||1.41%||N/A||9.55%|
|MSCI EAFE Index (Net)a,b||-3.01%||-3.01%||-8.27%||2.23%||2.29%||1.80%||N/A|
|Morningstar Foreign Large Blenda,c||-1.98%||-1.98%||-7.99%||1.72%||1.61%||1.57%||N/A|
Fund past performance, as shown, is no guarantee of how the fund will perform in the future. The performance shown has been annualized for periods greater than one year. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For current performance, visit www.icmarc.org.
Fund performance is shown comparing it to a "benchmark" which may be a (i) broad-based securities market index (ii) a group of mutual funds with similar investment objectives, or (iii) a short term government backed debt obligation such as a U.S. Treasury Bill. An index is not available for direct investment, is unmanaged, and does not reflect the costs of portfolio management or trading. A fund's portfolio may differ from the securities held in an index.
|Total annual fund operating expensesd||1.03%|
|Underlying fund fee waiver and/or expense reimbursement||0.02%|
A contractual expense waiver exists for this fund's underlying fund and will expire on 02-28-2017.
a. Returns and/or expenses provided by Morningstar, Inc. Copyright © 2016. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. ICMA-RC does not independently verify Morningstar data.
b. The MSCI Europe Australasia Far East (EAFE) Index (Net) is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index of equity securities that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada. The net version of this index reinvests dividends after the deduction of withholding taxes, using a tax rate applicable to non-resident institutional investors who do not benefit from double taxation treaties.
c. The Morningstar Category Average is the equal-weighted average return of all funds per category, as identified by Morningstar, Inc.
d. VantageTrust Funds invest in underlying registered funds. Please refer to the underlying fund's prospectus for additional information on fund fees and expenses.
|Record Date||Ex/Payable Date||Income/Capital Gains Paid Per Share|
|Dec 17, 2015||Dec 17, 2015||$2.680940000|
|Dec 18, 2014||Dec 18, 2014||$0.995420000|
|Dec 17, 2013||Dec 17, 2013||$1.340590000|
|Dec 17, 2012||Dec 17, 2012||$1.105560000|
|Dec 16, 2011||Dec 16, 2011||$1.173280000|
Please read Making Sound Investment Decisions: A Retirement Investment Guide and the accompanying VantageTrust Fund Fees and Expenses document ("Guide") carefully for a complete summary of all fees, expenses, investment objectives and strategies, and risks before investing. For a current Guide, contact ICMA-RC by calling 800-669-7400 or log into your account at www.icmarc.org.