The Kiplinger 25 is 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. See Also: 25 Best Mutual Funds for Low Fees In the tables below, you can see for each of the 25 funds, expense ratios and one-year, and annualized three-, five-, 10- and 20-year total returns (the fund’s rate of return over a given period of time, including interest, capital gains, dividends and distributions). Click the ticker symbol for its daily market snapshot. Data through April 30, 2021Large-Company Stock Funds FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YRRETURN 3-YRRETURN 5-YRRETURN 10-YRRETURN 20-YRRETURN EXPENSE RATIO DF Dent Midcap GrowthDFDMX41.76%22.45%20.94%—%—%0.98% Dodge & Cox StockDODGX62.0115.3516.6113.149.340.52 Fidelity Blue Chip GrowthFBGRX75.0131.6228.2319.3710.660.78 Mairs & Power GrowthMPGFX47.3719.4615.0813.4910.390.64 T. Rowe Price Dividend GrowthPRDGX41.6518.0116.0813.558.740.63 Vanguard Equity-IncomeVEIPX38.4012.4012.4312.028.350.28 S&P 500-Stock Index—45.98%18.67%17.42%14.17%8.35%— Data through April 30, 2021Small- and Midsize-Company Stock Funds FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YRRETURN 3-YRRETURN 5-YRRETURN 10-YRRETURN 20-YRRETURN EXPENSE RATIO American Century Small Cap ValueASVIX91.53%16.65%16.40%11.86%11.28%1.25% Parnassus Mid CapPARMX49.2715.4314.3011.82—0.98 Primecap Odyssey GrowthPOGRX54.8914.4618.8014.44—0.65 T. Rowe Price QM U.S. Small-Cap Growth EquityPRDSX54.4817.7417.9913.659.960.78 T. Rowe Price Small-Cap ValuePRSVX69.6213.6315.3611.2011.200.76 Russell 2000 Index—74.91%15.23%16.48%11.63%9.46%— Data through April 30, 2021International Stock Funds FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YRRETURN 3-YRRETURN 5-YRRETURN 10-YRRETURN 20-YRRETURN EXPENSE RATIO Baron Emerging MarketsBEXFX57.95%8.21%12.55%6.84%—%1.35% Brown Capital Management International Small CompanyBCSVX58.5418.4021.23——1.25 Fidelity International GrowthFIGFX37.7213.5512.938.43—1.00 Janus Henderson Global Equity Income HFQTX31.503.545.955.29—0.94 MSCI EAFE Index—39.88%6.27%8.87%5.22%5.26%— Data through April 30, 2021Specialized/Go-Anywhere Funds FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YRRETURN 3-YRRETURN 5-YRRETURN 10-YRRETURN 20-YRRETURN EXPENSE RATIO Fidelity Select Health Care PortfolioFSPHX31.41%20.46%17.93%17.98%11.64%0.69% Vanguard WellingtonVWELX28.1412.7811.709.948.250.24 MSCI Emerging Markets Index—48.71%7.51%12.503.59%9.89%— Data through April 30, 2021Bond Funds FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YRRETURN 3-YRRETURN 5-YRRETURN 10-YRRETURN 20-YRRETURN EXPENSE RATIO DoubleLine Total ReturnDLTNX3.03%3.73%2.72%3.81%—%0.73% Fidelity Intermediate Municipal IncomeFLTMX7.574.683.043.524.070.34 Fidelity Strategic IncomeFADMX14.865.805.584.456.510.67 Metropolitan West Total ReturnMWTRX1.715.743.524.005.380.67 TIAA-CREF Core Impact Bond FundTSBRX2.835.043.42——0.64 Vanguard Emerging Markets BondVEMBX22.0010.129.51——0.60 Vanguard High-Yield CorpVWEHX14.616.506.275.976.240.23 Vanguard Short-term Investment-GradeVFSTX4.284.172.832.513.480.20 Bloomberg Barclays US Agg Bond Index—-0.27%5.19%3.19%3.39%4.56%— Source: Morningstar Inc.