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Touchstone International Equity Fund

Touchstone International Equity Fund

Daily NAV
$
Overall Morningstar Rating™
Foreign Large Blend

Morningstar

Overall Morningstar Rating™ is calculated against 644 funds in the Foreign Large Blend category.

The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or “star rating,” is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds and separate accounts) with at least a 3-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The Morningstar Rating™ does not include any adjustment for sales load. The top 10% of products in each product category receive five stars, the next 22.5% receive four stars, the next 35% receive three stars, the next 22.5% receive two stars, and the bottom 10% receive one star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% 3-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% 5-year rating/40% 3-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% 5-year rating/20% 3-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent 3-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.
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Class A Shares star ratings do not include any front-end sales load and are intended for those investors who have access to such purchase terms.

Active Share
94 %

Active Share

Active Share measures the percentage of the Fund’s holdings that differ from those of the benchmark. It is calculated by taking the sum of the absolute difference between all of the holdings and weights in the portfolio and those of the benchmark holdings and weights and dividing the results by two.

Active
Closet Index
Passive
 100%-80%  80%-60%  60%-40% 40%-20%   20%-0%
Generally, a Fund with an active share of more than 60% is considered actively managed. Active Share is not a performance measurement. A high degree of Active Share does not assure outperformance of a fund relative to its benchmark index. 
 

Overview

Overview

Actively Managed and Sub-Advised by Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Objective

The fund seeks long-term capital growth.

International Equity Fund Commentary

Investment Style

  • Invests primarily in common stocks of established companies across the capitalization spectrum located in or that conduct their business mainly in one or more foreign countries
  • Focuses on quality at a reasonable price, beginning with a regular quantitative screening in order to narrow the investable universe
  • Analyzes companies based on the following five fundamental factors: business quality, valuation, growth, management and balance sheet strength
  • Manages risk through portfolio diversification, by individual issuer, sector, and country
  • Index-agnostic portfolio construction approach typically results in a concentrated, high-conviction portfolio
A WORD ABOUT RISK

The Fund invests in equities which are subject to market volatility and loss. The Fund invests in foreign and emerging market securities, and depositary receipts, such as American Depositary Receipts, Global Depositary Receipts, and European Depositary Receipts, which carry the associated risks of economic and political instability, market liquidity, currency volatility and differences in accounting standards. The risks associated with investing in foreign markets are magnified in emerging markets due to their smaller economies. Current and future portfolio holdings are subject to risk. The Advisor engages a sub-advisor to make investment decisions for the Fund’s portfolio; it may be unable to identify and retain a sub-advisor who achieves superior investment returns relative to other similar sub-advisors.

Fund Facts

Fund Facts for Share Class
Symbol
CUSIP
Share Class Inception Date
Total Share Class Net Assets as of 03/31/2019
Total Fund Net Assets as of 03/31/2019 $156,473,232
Asset Class International / Global Equity
Morningstar Category Foreign Large Blend
Benchmark MSCI EAFE® Index
Distribution Frequency Annually
Portfolio Turnover Rate
Fiscal Year End
Prospectus Date 10/30/2018

Performance 

Daily Returns as of
NAV NAV $ Change
Touchstone International Equity Fund -
HISTORICAL DAILY NAV
as of 04/30/2019
1 Month 3 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Touchstone International Equity Fund -
Including Sales Charge
Touchstone International Equity Fund -
Excluding Sales Charge
MSCI EAFE® Index 2.81% 6.10% 13.07% -3.22% 7.24% 2.60% 7.95% --
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. The maximum front-end sales charge for Class A Shares of Touchstone U.S. Equity, International/Global Equity and Multi-Asset/Alternative Investment Funds excluding Touchstone Flexible Income Fund is 5.00%.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Performance for Class C Shares is adjusted for the contingent deferred sales charges (CDSC) in effect at the end of the specified period. The CDSC for Class C Shares is 1.00% the first year you hold the shares and declines to 0% after the first year.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Class Y Shares are sold at net asset value (NAV), without an initial sales charge and are not subject to a 12b-1 fee or contingent deferred sales charges.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Class INST Shares are sold at net asset value (NAV), without an initial sales charge and are not subject to a 12b-1 fee or contingent deferred sales charges.
The performance presented for Class C, Y, and INST Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A Shares) from the Fund's inception, 03/01/93, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.
Prior to October 30, 2017, the performance, rating and ranking history is that of the Sentinel International Equity Fund.
as of 03/31/2019
1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Touchstone International Equity Fund -
Including Sales Charge
Touchstone International Equity Fund -
Excluding Sales Charge
MSCI EAFE® Index -3.71% 7.27% 2.33% 8.96% --
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. The maximum front-end sales charge for Class A Shares of Touchstone U.S. Equity, International/Global Equity and Multi-Asset/Alternative Investment Funds excluding Touchstone Flexible Income Fund is 5.00%.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Performance for Class C Shares is adjusted for the contingent deferred sales charges (CDSC) in effect at the end of the specified period. The CDSC for Class C Shares is 1.00% the first year you hold the shares and declines to 0% after the first year.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Class Y Shares are sold at net asset value (NAV), without an initial sales charge and are not subject to a 12b-1 fee or contingent deferred sales charges.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Class INST Shares are sold at net asset value (NAV), without an initial sales charge and are not subject to a 12b-1 fee or contingent deferred sales charges.
The performance presented for Class C, Y, and INST Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A Shares) from the Fund's inception, 03/01/93, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.
Prior to October 30, 2017, the performance, rating and ranking history is that of the Sentinel International Equity Fund.

Consider Touchstone International Equity Fund for Your Portfolio

Touchstone International Equity Fund invests primarily in common stock of established companies across the capitalization spectrum located in or that conduct business mainly in one or more foreign countries. It seeks to provide long-term capital growth.
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Morningstar Rating™

Portfolio

as of 03/31/2019
Number of Holdings
41
Active Share
94%

Active Share

Active Share measures the percentage of the Fund’s holdings that differ from those of the benchmark. It is calculated by taking the sum of the absolute difference between all of the holdings and weights in the portfolio and those of the benchmark holdings and weights and dividing the results by two.

Active
Closet Index
Passive
 100%-80%  80%-60%  60%-40% 40%-20%   20%-0%
Generally, a Fund with an active share of more than 60% is considered actively managed. Active Share is not a performance measurement. A high degree of Active Share does not assure outperformance of a fund relative to its benchmark index. 
 
Weighted Average Market Capitalization
$64.2 B
Median Market Capitalization
$6.6 B
Price To Earnings Ratio
(Weighted Harmonic Average)
17.2x
Price to Book Ratio
(Weighted Harmonic Average)
2.7x
as of 03/31/2019
Composition % of Portfolio
Equities Non-U.S. Developed Markets 60.1
Equities Emerging Markets 25.2
Equities U.S. 7.6
Cash Equivalents 7.1
Data may not total due to rounding.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 03/31/2019
Country % of Portfolio
United Kingdom 22.5
Germany 10.4
Switzerland 9.4
United States 7.6
Canada 6.6
India 6.4
France 5.1
Japan 4.5
Hong Kong 3.9
Greece 3.4
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 03/31/2019
Sector % of Portfolio
Consumer Discretionary 20.0
Industrials 15.5
Information Technology 11.1
Health Care 10.2
Communication Services 10.1
Consumer Staples 9.4
Materials 4.8
Financials 4.5
Real Estate 3.9
Energy 1.9
Utilities 0.0
There is no guarantee that the Fund will continue to hold any one particular security or stay invested in any one particular sector. Holdings are subject to change. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. Data may not total due to rounding. 
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 04/30/2019
Security Description % of Portfolio
BRENNTAG AG 3.8
OPAP SA 3.8
ISS A/S 3.6
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROU 3.5
ADECCO GROUP AG-REG 3.5
JCDECAUX SA 3.4
RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC 3.4
NESTLE SA-REG 3.2
MEDTRONIC PLC 3.2
BCA MARKETPLACE PLC 3.2
There is no guarantee that the Fund will continue to hold any one particular security or stay invested in any one particular sector. Holdings are subject to change. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. Data may not total due to rounding. 
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 03/31/2019
Security Description
Country
Shares Par Value
Current Price ($)
Market Value ($)
% of Portfolio
ADECCO GROUP AG-REG CH 91,000 53.40 4,859,818 3.11
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING-SP ADR CN 19,000 182.45 3,466,550 2.22
AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC GB 340,000 6.80 2,312,484 1.48
AVEVA GROUP PLC GB 72,500 42.05 3,048,657 1.95
BARRICK GOLD CORP CA 205,288 13.71 2,814,290 1.80
BCA MARKETPLACE PLC GB 1,616,766 2.57 4,160,995 2.66
BEFESA SA LU 54,000 43.58 2,353,330 1.51
BLACKBERRY LTD CA 419,000 10.09 4,227,710 2.71
BRENNTAG AG DE 105,000 51.49 5,406,298 3.46
COMPASS GROUP PLC GB 144,000 23.50 3,384,406 2.17
CORE LABORATORIES N.V. NL 43,800 68.93 3,019,134 1.93
DREYFUS GOV'T CASH MANAGEMENT US 14,111,493 1.00 14,111,493 9.03
EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS FR 160,000 17.49 2,799,003 1.79
EXPERIAN PLC GB 123,000 27.07 3,329,057 2.13
FANUC CORP JP 17,500 171.01 2,992,739 1.92
FOXTONS GROUP PLC GB 1,750,000 0.83 1,451,913 0.93
FRESENIUS SE & CO KGAA DE 68,000 55.82 3,795,660 2.43
GALAXY ENTERTAINMENT GROUP L HK 490,000 6.82 3,339,357 2.14
GRUMA S.A.B.-B MX 364,000 10.24 3,727,717 2.39
INDIAN ENERGY EXCHANGE LTD IN 956,162 2.38 2,277,398 1.46
INDIVIOR PLC GB 431,000 1.25 539,542 0.35
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROU GB 72,200 60.18 4,345,198 2.78
ISS A/S DK 172,000 30.46 5,238,553 3.35
ITV PLC GB 1,700,000 1.66 2,816,818 1.80
JCDECAUX SA FR 146,000 30.42 4,441,611 2.84
MASTERCARD INC - A US 10,500 235.45 2,472,225 1.58
MEDTRONIC PLC US 46,000 91.08 4,189,680 2.68
NESTLE SA-REG CH 61,000 95.35 5,816,375 3.72
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD AU 210,000 6.35 1,334,155 0.85
NOVARTIS AG-REG CH 42,000 96.12 4,037,021 2.58
OPAP SA GR 520,000 10.32 5,366,476 3.43
PC JEWELLER LTD IN 2,600,000 1.19 3,081,493 1.97
PRETIUM RESOURCES INC CA 389,000 8.56 3,329,840 2.13
QUALICORP CONS E CORR SEG SA BR 840,000 4.00 3,363,990 2.15
RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC GB 62,500 83.22 5,201,439 3.33
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD KR 72,000 39.44 2,839,891 1.82
SAP SE DE 41,000 115.61 4,739,807 3.03
SAVILLS PLC GB 393,000 11.79 4,633,372 2.97
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINANCE IN 255,000 18.44 4,701,766 3.01
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD CN 60,000 45.99 2,759,268 1.77
USS CO LTD JP 222,000 18.60 4,128,649 2.64
There is no guarantee that the Fund will continue to hold any one particular security or stay invested in any one particular sector. Holdings are subject to change. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. Data may not total due to rounding. 
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.

Management

Management

Actively Managed and Sub-Advised by Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.
Andrew Boczek

Andrew Boczek

Investment Experience since 1987 

Career Summary 
Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.
Sentinel Asset Management Inc.
Legend Capital Management LLC
Artisan Partners LP 

Education 
MBA - University of Chicago Booth School of Business, with honors
BA - Cornell University, Phi Beta Kappa

Fees

Expense Fees for Share Class
Total Annual Fund Operating Expense Ratio
Net Annual Fund Operating Expense Ratio
Touchstone Advisors has contractually agreed to waive a portion of its fees and/or reimburse certain Fund expenses in order to limit certain annual fund operating expenses (excluding Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses “AFFE,” and other expenses, if any) to 1.36% for Class A Shares, 2.49% for Class C Shares, 0.99% for Class Y Shares and 0.89% for Class INST Shares. These expense limitations will remain in effect until at least 10/29/2019.

Distributions

Capital Gain and Income Distribution as of
Pay Date Income Distribution Short Term Capital Gains Per Share Long Term Capital Gains Per Share Total Capital Gains Per Share

Resources

Consider Touchstone International Equity Fund for Your Portfolio

Touchstone International Equity Fund invests primarily in common stock of established companies across the capitalization spectrum located in or that conduct business mainly in one or more foreign countries. It seeks to provide long-term capital growth.
Contact Us Now

Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the fund carefully before investing. The prospectus and the summary prospectus contain this and other information about the fund. To obtain a prospectus or a summary prospectus, contact your financial advisor or download and/or request one at Resources & Tools. Please read the prospectus and/or summary prospectus carefully before investing.

Investment return and principal value of an investment in a Fund will fluctuate so that investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. All investing involves risk.

Touchstone Funds are distributed by Touchstone Securities, Inc., a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC


Investment products offered are not FDIC insured, may lose value and have no bank guarantee.

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