Although revenue surged in its mobile segment, the social-networking giant will experience slowing growth in the future, says Morningstar's Rick Summer.
Low-cost resources will allow these basic materials names to maintain their profit margins despite a slowdown in China.
A three- to five-year investment time frame and the discipline to fully understand an issuer's creditworthiness have served Dodge & Cox Income well, says manager Tom Dugan.
Management's foresight to have less rate sensitivity in the portfolio allowed the Gold-rated fixed-income fund to generate a positive return in 2013.
Comanagers Charles Pohl and Diana Strandberg are discovering growth advantages for certain players in the semiconductor and mobile data spaces, particularly in emerging markets.
Long security-holding periods and high retention of in-house personnel have contributed to this Gold-rated fund's category-leading performance.
The Gold-rated bond fund's patience with contrarian ideas and its valuation-intensive approach helped it deliver above-average returns while its peers struggled last year, says Morningstar's Sarah Bush.
This Gold-rated fund's track record is backed by the fund shop's deep pool of research and managers' willingness to stick with a stock during market ups and downs, says Morningstar's Laura Lallos.
This actively managed portfolio has a very low expense ratio, a well-rounded asset mix, and outstanding long-term performance.
The fund's plain-vanilla focus on company fundamentals allows it to uncover value in any kind of stock and has contributed to its long-term outperformance, says Morningstar's Shannon Zimmerman.