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AAEPX American Beacon Emerging Mkts Inv

  • Fund
  • AAEPX
  • Price as of: Jan 06, 2004
  • $12.00
  • - $0.09
  • - 0.74%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

AAEPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $103 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.00
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.79%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 51.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2015-08-20

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$2,500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Emerging Markets Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Beacon Emerging Markets Fund
  • Fund Family Name American Beacon
  • Inception Date Oct 01, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Douglas C. Edman

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) are invested in equity securities of issuers that: are primarily listed on the trading market of an emerging market country; are headquartered in an emerging market country; or derive 50% or more of their revenues from, or have 50% or more of their assets in, an emerging market country. The fund may invest in companies of all market capitalizations.

AAEPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AAEPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.0% -29.2% 38.1% 13.89% 1
1 Yr 57.1% -38.0% 57.7% 0.44% 1
3 Yr N/A * -13.2% 17.0% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -11.8% 20.2% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -4.6% 6.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AAEPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 0.0% -32.2% 248.4% 86.52% 5
2016 0.0% -40.7% 241.4% 72.83% 5
2015 0.0% -47.4% 0.1% 0.33% 1
2014 0.0% -40.7% 42.6% 12.36% 1
2013 0.0% -30.3% 32.4% 32.67% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AAEPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD N/A -100.0% 38.1% N/A N/A
1 Yr N/A -25.4% 55.8% N/A N/A
3 Yr N/A * -11.1% 17.0% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -12.2% 20.2% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -4.6% 6.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AAEPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 N/A -24.1% 248.4% N/A N/A
2016 N/A -24.0% 242.0% N/A N/A
2015 N/A -24.6% 2.8% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -17.4% 60.9% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -36.9% 60.9% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

AAEPX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2015

Concentration Analysis

AAEPX Category Low Category High AAEPX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 103 M 272 81.5 B 23.33% 4
Number of Holdings 307 1 5065 6.96% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 18.1 M -154 M 16.4 B 26.81% 4
Weighting of Top 10 17.9% 0.0% 539.2% 28.99% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Mini Msci Emg Mkt Dec15 Ifus 20151218 3.91%
  2. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.85%
  3. KB Financial Group Inc 1.58%
  4. China Mobile Ltd 1.83%
  5. POSCO 1.14%
  6. China Construction Bank Corp H Shares 1.49%
  7. Cemex SAB de CV ADR 1.25%
  8. Erste Group Bank AG 1.41%
  9. Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd 1.28%
  10. Kia Motors Corp 1.18%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High AAEPX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
93.71% 0.00% 104.19% 23.04% 4
Cash
3.93% -68.34% 100.00% 8.26% 2
Other
2.01% -1.53% 31.18% 7.83% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.34% 0.00% 14.58% 7.10% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.48% 3.04% 5
Bonds
0.00% -67.79% 94.54% 7.68% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AAEPX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
22.33% 0.00% 46.47% 13.93% 3
Consumer Cyclical
16.04% 0.00% 33.56% 7.69% 2
Technology
11.12% 0.00% 36.30% 27.43% 5
Communication Services
8.55% 0.00% 20.02% 3.48% 1
Basic Materials
8.51% 0.00% 18.10% 9.87% 2
Energy
5.34% 0.00% 21.48% 15.97% 3
Industrials
5.24% 0.00% 27.34% 18.58% 3
Consumer Defense
4.75% 0.00% 50.64% 25.98% 4
Utilities
3.94% 0.00% 56.31% 5.95% 1
Real Estate
1.63% 0.00% 9.59% 17.85% 3
Healthcare
1.58% 0.00% 14.60% 21.77% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AAEPX % Rank Quintile
Non US
93.06% 0.00% 102.43% 20.72% 4
US
0.65% -3.75% 100.54% 15.94% 3

AAEPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AAEPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.79% 0.06% 935.74% 22.71% 3
Management Fee 0.83% 0.00% 2.00% 6.67% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 5.24% 1
Administrative Fee 0.30% 0.00% 0.85% 1.90% 5

Sales Fees

AAEPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AAEPX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

AAEPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AAEPX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.45% 2.00% 0.41% 5

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

AAEPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AAEPX Rank Quintile
Turnover 51.00% 0.00% 947.00% 11.64% 3

AAEPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AAEPX Category Low Category High AAEPX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 3.80% 59.61% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AAEPX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AAEPX Category Low Category High AAEPX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.61% -1.60% 5.89% 27.37% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AAEPX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

AAEPX - Managers

Douglas C. Edman

Manager

Start Date

Dec 30, 2010

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

7.9%

Douglas C. Edman, CFA,Director, Investments. Doug Edman, a limited partner of the firm’s parent company, is a Senior Analyst and a voting member of the Emerging Markets Investment Committee at Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. He performs research in the oil & gas industry. Before joining Brandes, Mr. Edman worked for Goldman Sachs as a Credit Analyst where he managed the credit rating agency relationships and commercial paper programs for clients in the energy and telecommunications industries.


Samuel Rhee

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2012

Tenure

2.83

Tenure Rank

11.1%

Samuel joined Morgan Stanley in 2000. He is an Executive Director and the Korea Equity Portfolio Manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management in Singapore. Before, Samuel was the head of Asia steel research and the Korea auto analyst at Morgan Stanley Asia. Prior to that, he was at HSBC Investment Bank in Hong Kong and London. He received a BA (Joint Honours) in Economics and Public Administration at the Royal Holloway College, University of London.


Clifford A. Smith

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2003

Tenure

11.84

Tenure Rank

1.8%

Clifford A. Smith, Senior Managing Director have been with The Boston Company since 1998, Prior to becoming portfolio managers in March 2003, he served as research analysts. Mr. Smith has served as a portfolio manager for a portion of the International Equity Fund since September 2004. Mr. Smith also serves as Director of Research for The Boston Company’s non-US Value Investment Team. Prior to joining The Boston Company, he was employed as a Telecommunications and Technology industry analyst for the Corporate Banking Division of Mellon Bank. Smith holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Christopher J. Garrett

Manager

Start Date

Dec 30, 2010

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

7.9%

Christopher J. Garrett, CFA, Institutional Portfolio Manager Chris Garrett is an Institutional Portfolio Manager with Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.’s Singapore affiliate, Brandes Investment Partners (Asia) Pte. Ltd. Prior to moving to Singapore, Mr. Garrett was an Institutional Portfolio Manager in the firm’s San Diego office. Mr. Garrett continues to serve as a member of the Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. Emerging Markets Investment Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Product Coordination team for the firm’s Emerging Market portfolios. Before joining Brandes, Mr. Garrett wor


Gerardo Zamorano

Manager

Start Date

Dec 30, 2010

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

7.9%

Gerardo Zamorano, CFA, Director, Investments. Gerardo Zamorano, a limited partner of the firm’s parent company, leads the firm’s research efforts in the telecommunications sector at Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. He is also a member of the Emerging Markets Investment Committee. Before joining Brandes, Mr. Zamorano worked for the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group, as an Assistant Investment Officer in the Latin America Department.


Warren C. Skillman

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2006

Tenure

8.84

Tenure Rank

3.9%

Skillman is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst with The Boston Capital Management. He is responsible for portfolio management, security selection and research. Prior to joining Newgate, he was an emerging markets portfolio manager at State Street Global Advisors. He is an active member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR) and the Boston Security Analysts Socie.


Gaite Ali

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2014

Tenure

1.67

Tenure Rank

13.0%

Gaite Ali is a portfolio manager on the Emerging Markets Equity team focusing on Latin America. She joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 and has 14 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, Gaite was a portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein, London. Gaite received an M.B.A. in finance and an M.A. in international affairs from Columbia University, and a B.A. in history from Vassar College.


Louis Y. Lau

Manager

Start Date

Dec 30, 2010

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

7.9%

Louis Y. Lau Director, Investments Louis Lau, a limited partner of the firm’s parent company, is a Senior Analyst on the Financial Institutions Research Team at Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. In addition, he is a voting member of the Emerging Markets Investment Committee and serves as a Product Coordinator for the Emerging Markets Portfolio. Before joining Brandes, Mr. Lau worked in investment banking and equity capital markets for Goldman Sachs. He earned his MBA with honors in finance and accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Ruchir Sharma

Manager

Start Date

Jul 31, 2000

Tenure

15.26

Tenure Rank

0.9%

Ruchir Sharma joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and has 12 years of investment experience. He is co-head of the Emerging Markets Equity team. Ruchir is currently a columnist with Newsweek, where he writes on the global political economy. He also is a frequent contributor to industry publications such as the Wall Street Journal and The Economic Times, for which Ruchir has been writing since 1991. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked with Prime Securities Ltd (Delhi).Ruchir received a B.A. with Honors from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi in Commerce.


Ana Cristina Piedrahita

Manager

Start Date

Aug 31, 2006

Tenure

9.17

Tenure Rank

3.6%

Piedrahita, an executive director of MSIM Inc., has been associated with MSIM Inc. in an investment managing capacity since January 2002. Prior to joining MSIM Inc., Ms. Piedrahita was an equity analyst at Fidelity for more than five years. She received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Brown University and M.B.A., Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management.


D. Kirk Henry

Manager

Start Date

Jul 31, 2000

Tenure

15.26

Tenure Rank

0.9%

Henry is executive vice president, director, and portfolio manager with The Boston Company Asset Management, LLC. Henry holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Paul C. Psaila

Manager

Start Date

Jul 31, 2000

Tenure

15.26

Tenure Rank

0.9%

Mr. Psaila has been associated with Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc in an investment management capacity since 1994.


Eric Carlson

Manager

Start Date

Aug 31, 2006

Tenure

9.17

Tenure Rank

3.6%

Carlson, a managing director of MSIM Inc., has been associated with MSIM Inc. in an investment management capacity since September 1997.


Munib Madni

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2012

Tenure

2.83

Tenure Rank

11.1%

Munib joined Morgan Stanley in 2005 and has 10 years of investment experience. He is a portfolio manager for our Asian ex-Japan Equity portfolios. Prior to joining the Firm, he was Associate Director of Australian Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management. Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager, Australian Equities at Equitilink Investment Management. Munib received a Bachelor of Business with honors from the University of Technology in Sydney He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Gregory Rippel

Manager

Start Date

Dec 30, 2010

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

7.9%

Greg Rippel, CFA, Senior Analyst. Greg Rippel is a Senior Analyst on the Consumer Products Team and is responsible for fundamental research on companies in several consumer-related industries at Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. He is also a voting member of the firm's Emerging Markets Investment Committee. Before joining Brandes, Mr. Rippel worked as an Underwriter at Greyrock Capital, a subsidiary of Bank of America and as a Senior Associate for Coopers & Lybrand. He earned his MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and his BA in business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Rippel is a Certified Public Accountant and has been in accounting, finance and investment industry since 1995.


Kirk L. Brown

Manager

Start Date

Jul 31, 2000

Tenure

15.26

Tenure Rank

0.9%

Kirk Brown serves as Senior Portfolio Manager, Asset Management for American Beacon Advisors, Inc. and is responsible for monitoring the investment advisors to several American Beacon Funds as well as investments in alternative products (including private equity). He is also responsible for monitoring the international, high yield bond, emerging markets and currency overlay investment advisors to AMR Corporation’s pension plans. Prior to joining American Beacon in 1994, Mr. Brown served in operational and business planning roles for American Airlines, Inc. Mr. Brown received his BA from the State University of New York at Brockport in 1986 and an MBA from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management in 1988. He is a CFA charterholder.


Gene L. Needles

Manager

Start Date

Feb 29, 2012

Tenure

3.67

Tenure Rank

9.4%

Mr. Needles has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of American Beacon Advisors, Inc. since April 2009 and has served on the portfolio management team since May 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Needles was President of Touchstone Investments from 2008 to 2009, President of AIM Distributors from 2003 to 2007 and CEO of AIM Distributors from 2004 to 2007.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.7

Category Average

5.71

Category Mode

3.7