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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 May 31, 2015

Large-Company Stock Funds

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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EXPENSE RATIO
Dodge & Cox StockDODGX9.18%23.22%16.71%7.42%11.14%0.52%
Fidelity New MillenniumFMILX6.919.0416.1110.8513.530.81
Mairs & Power GrowthMPGFX6.7618.2815.488.4812.180.65
T. Rowe Price ValueTRVLX10.0323.1716.98.8210.730.82
Vanguard Dividend GrowthVDIGX9.7717.3515.749.318.060.32
S&P 500-Stock Index
11.81%19.67%16.54%8.12%9.14%
Data through May 31, 2015

Small- and Midsize-Company Stock Funds

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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EXPENSE RATIO
Akre FocusAKREX11.35%20.16%19.07%—%—%1.35%
Davenport Equity OpportunitiesDEOPX17.121.940.97
Homestead Small-Company StockHSCSX11.2519.817.2311.540.89
Parnassus Mid CapPARMX7.4717.0215.649.261.09
T. Rowe Divrs. Sm-Cap Gro.PRDSX18.722.6519.8511.230.85
T. Rowe Price Small-Cap ValuePRSVX1.0614.5712.838.6511.530.81
Vanguard Selected ValueVASVX6.821169.250.41
Russell 2000 Index
11.32%19.45%15.04%8.73%9.39%
Data through May 31, 2015

International Stock Funds

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EXPENSE RATIO
Artisan InternationalARTIX5.01%16.61%13.74%8.13%—%1.17%
FMI InternationalFMIJX10.2117.171
Harding Loevner Emerging MarketsHLEMX-3.518.196.399.191.45
Matthews Asian Growth and IncomeMACSX1.4610.48.619.310.51.08
MSCI EAFE Index
-0.06%16.13%10.44%6.05%5.64%
Data through May 31, 2015

Specialized/Commodity/Go-Anywhere Funds

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EXPENSE RATIO
FPA CrescentFPACX4.48%13.02%11.08%8.35%10.77%1.15%
Merger FundMERFX1.293.23.163.575.771.23
MSCI Emerging Markets Index
0.33%6.32%4.41%9.10%6.50%
Data through May 31, 2015

Bond Funds

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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EXPENSE RATIO
DoubleLine Total ReturnDLTNX3.82%4.12%7.12%—%—%0.73%
Fidelity Intermediate Municipal IncomeFLTMX2.042.333.523.884.790.36
Fidelity New Markets IncomeFNMIX-0.485.177.248.1411.980.84
Fidelity Total BondFTBFX2.973.164.895.140.45
Metropolitan West Unconstrained BondMWCRX1.655.140.99
Osterweis Strategic Income FundOSTIX2.215.626.346.890.85
Vanguard Short-term Investment-GradeVFSTX1.42.162.653.624.570.2
BARCLAYS US Agg Bond Index
3.03%2.21%3.90%4.61%5.72%

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