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Kiplinger's 25 Favorite No-Load Mutual Funds

Every year, we put together the Kiplinger 25, a list of our favorite no-load mutual funds. We favor funds run by seasoned managers who take a long view and have proved themselves able to weather many a storm. And we prefer low to below-average fees.

In the tables below, see the current Kiplinger 25 funds and their one-year, and annualized three-, five-, 10- and 20-year returns, along with their expenses ratios.

Click on a fund's name to see its individual profile, or click the ticker symbol for its daily market snapshot.

Data through January 31, 2016

Large-Company Stock Funds

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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EXPENSE RATIO
Dodge & Cox StockDODGX-5.9%9.15%9.4%4.53%9.53%0.52%
Fidelity New MillenniumFMILX-4.938.349.196.7811.270.71
Mairs & Power GrowthMPGFX-2.169.0310.877.1210.420.65
T. Rowe Price ValueTRVLX-4.1610.3510.256.549.040.82
Vanguard Dividend GrowthVDIGX2.4411.6811.658.3570.32
S&P 500-Stock Index
-0.67%11.30%10.91%6.48%7.73%
Data through January 31, 2016

Small- and Midsize-Company Stock Funds

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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EXPENSE RATIO
Akre FocusAKREX1.34%12.21%14.09%—%—%1.34%
Davenport Equity OpportunitiesDEOPX-9.198.8611.10.96
Homestead Small-Company StockHSCSX-5.597.79.3880.89
Parnassus Mid CapPARMX-3.078.369.727.921.09
T. Rowe Divrs. Sm-Cap Gro.PRDSX-5.7510.4110.677.720.85
T. Rowe Price Small-Cap ValuePRSVX-6.274.097.035.4210.20.81
Vanguard Selected ValueVASVX-8.668.188.686.670.39
Russell 2000 Index
-9.92%6.11%7.25%4.92%7.54%
Data through January 31, 2016

International Stock Funds

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EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity International GrowthFIGFX-2.75%3.65%5.16%—%—%0.96%
FMI InternationalFMIJX-0.638.399.10.98
Harding Loevner Emerging MarketsHLEMX-18.8-6.11-2.242.421.45
Matthews Asian Growth and IncomeMACSX-7.28-1.652.116.19.21.08
MSCI EAFE Index
-8.04%1.11%2.04%2.12%4.42%
Data through January 31, 2016

Specialized/Commodity/Go-Anywhere Funds

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EXPENSE RATIO
FPA CrescentFPACX-5.18%5.1%6.29%6.12%9.35%1.15%
Merger FundMERFX-1.541.251.482.945.011.23
MSCI Emerging Markets Index
-20.62%-8.91%-5.23%2.16%4.74%
Data through January 31, 2016

Bond Funds

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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EXPENSE RATIO
DoubleLine Total ReturnDLTNX1.97%3.04%5.25%—%—%0.72%
Fidelity Intermediate Municipal IncomeFLTMX1.572.614.284.084.620.36
Fidelity New Markets IncomeFNMIX-0.57-0.994.766.610.350.84
Fidelity Total BondFTBFX-1.761.73.584.870.45
Metropolitan West Unconstrained BondMWCRX-0.11.721.03
Osterweis Strategic Income FundOSTIX-3.231.173.25.590.82
Vanguard Short-term Investment-GradeVFSTX0.771.422.043.494.280.2
BARCLAYS US Agg Bond Index
-0.16%2.15%3.51%4.66%5.37%

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