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What are Other Mutual Fund Classifications?

Let’s look at some of the classifications for mutual funds that are determined using criteria other than market cap and P/E ratios.

What is Mutual Fund Classification According to the Price to Earnings Ratio?
What is Mutual Fund Classification According to Market Capitalization?

Besides the main classifications for equity mutual funds which are derived from market cap and price-to-earnings ratio, many other categories for mutual funds exist. These criteria may be based on how much exposure a fund has to a specific industry, sectors or geographical regions, as well as the types of management strategies that the fund uses and which kinds of assets are held.

Read on for more information about the kinds of mutual funds that can be found in the marketplace.

What are International Equity Funds?
What are Alternative Funds?
What are Domestic Stock Funds?

Keywords: mutual funds, emerging markets, diversification, P/E ratio, market cap, bond funds, international mutual fund, sector funds,