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  • T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund (PRESX)
    Ticker Symbol:
    PRESX
    Fund Status:
    Open to new Retail investors  /  Open to subsequent Retail investments
    Fund Objective
    Quick Stats
    Fiscal Year End  October
    Morningstar Category  Europe Stock
    Inception Date 02/28/1990
    Tax ID 52-1666063
    Investment Objective
    The fund's objective is long-term growth of capital through investment primarily in common stocks of both large and small European companies. Current income is a secondary objective.
    Strategy
    Invests primarily in small and large European companies. Normally, at least five countries will be represented in the portfolio.
    Investor Profile
    Those who seek enhanced appreciation potential over time and greater diversification for their equity investments and who can accept the volatility associated with investing in stocks, as well as the special risks that accompany international investing. Appropriate for both regular and tax-deferred accounts, such as IRAs.
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    This fund offers attractive long-term capital growth potential and, secondarily, income, by investing in established European companies, allowing investors to take advantage of the approximately 30% of the worldís stock market value traded in Europe. Further, the economic integration of European Union countries bodes well for the long-term prospects of well-managed European firms.

    The fund involves higher risk than a more geographically diverse international fund because of its focus on a specific region. Share prices are subject to market risk as well as risks associated with unfavorable currency exchange rates and political or economic uncertainty abroad.
    *Funds are placed in general risk/return categories based on their past performance or, for newer funds, the performance of the types of securities in which they invest. There is no assurance past trends will continue.
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