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AEMSX Aberdeen Emerging Markets Instl Svc

  • Fund
  • AEMSX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $15.59
  • + $0.06
  • + 0.39%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

AEMSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.6%
  • Net Assets $5.66 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.59
$12.73
$15.78

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.16%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 20.39%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2013-02-22

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.89%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Aberdeen Emerging Markets Fund
  • Fund Family Name Aberdeen
  • Inception Date Nov 23, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Devan Kaloo

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks, but may also invest in other types of equity securities, including, but not limited to, preferred stock and depositary receipts. It invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of emerging market companies. The fund may invest in securities denominated in U.S. Dollars and currencies of emerging market countries in which it is permitted to invest. It may invest in securities of any market capitalization, including small and mid-cap securities.

AEMSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AEMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 15.1% -37.5% 38.1% 28.80% 2
1 Yr -5.5% -38.0% 57.7% 29.26% 2
3 Yr 8.3% * -13.2% 15.9% 51.13% 3
5 Yr 2.6% * -11.8% 12.0% 57.49% 3
10 Yr 10.6% * -4.6% 13.8% 6.73% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AEMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.0% -41.9% 248.4% 32.31% 2
2017 28.5% -40.7% 130.6% 56.08% 3
2016 10.6% -28.0% 241.4% 16.64% 1
2015 -15.7% -47.4% 15.1% 59.18% 4
2014 -6.8% -40.7% 42.6% 66.01% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AEMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 15.1% -100.0% 38.1% 28.95% 2
1 Yr -5.5% -26.8% 55.8% 25.92% 2
3 Yr 8.3% * -11.1% 15.9% 47.59% 3
5 Yr 2.6% * -12.2% 12.0% 54.01% 3
10 Yr 10.6% * -4.6% 13.8% 6.41% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AEMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.0% -41.9% 248.4% 32.62% 2
2017 28.5% -24.0% 132.6% 56.76% 3
2016 10.6% -23.6% 242.0% 19.18% 1
2015 -14.0% -24.6% 43.0% 55.14% 3
2014 -2.8% -36.9% 60.9% 49.60% 3

NAV & Total Return History

AEMSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

AEMSX Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.66 B 272 87 B 2.32% 1
Number of Holdings 63 1 5068 21.30% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 2.12 B 0 16.9 B 2.17% 1
Weighting of Top 10 37.4% 0.0% 539.2% 9.71% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 5.19%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 5.12%
  3. Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 3.55%
  4. AIA Group Ltd 2.72%
  5. Bank Bradesco SA ADR 3.36%
  6. Tencent Holdings Ltd 6.18%
  7. Vale SA ADR 2.33%
  8. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 3.63%
  9. Kweichow Moutai Co Ltd 2.83%
  10. PJSC Lukoil ADR 2.44%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.94% 0.00% 105.33% 6.09% 1
Cash
1.05% -68.34% 100.00% 21.45% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.58% 8.55% 5
Other
0.00% -1.53% 31.18% 15.80% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 19.46% 2.46% 5
Bonds
0.00% -13.31% 92.82% 6.67% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
25.58% 0.00% 53.82% 10.30% 2
Technology
25.20% 0.00% 36.30% 7.98% 2
Consumer Cyclical
10.82% 0.00% 34.97% 19.45% 3
Consumer Defense
10.72% 0.00% 45.01% 9.43% 2
Basic Materials
9.40% 0.00% 22.45% 6.10% 1
Real Estate
6.16% 0.00% 11.64% 2.18% 1
Industrials
4.13% 0.00% 27.34% 24.09% 4
Energy
3.93% 0.00% 24.54% 22.64% 4
Communication Services
2.40% 0.00% 20.02% 21.19% 3
Healthcare
0.61% 0.00% 14.79% 26.12% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 53.60% 25.40% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank Quintile
Non US
98.33% 0.00% 103.30% 6.23% 1
US
0.61% -3.75% 100.54% 15.51% 3

AEMSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AEMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.16% 0.05% 935.74% 30.96% 1
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 2.00% 6.09% 3
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.00% 0.85% 3.00% 5

Sales Fees

AEMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AEMSX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.40% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

AEMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AEMSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.40% 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.

AEMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AEMSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 20.39% 0.00% 947.00% 18.31% 1

AEMSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AEMSX Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.19% 30.00% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AEMSX Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.89% -1.60% 5.89% 24.56% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

AEMSX - Managers

Devan Kaloo

Manager

Start Date

May 11, 2007

Tenure

11.9

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Devan Kaloo is Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities for Aberdeen, taking up that position in 2005. He is also Global Head of Equities for the group. Devan joined Aberdeen in 2000 as part of the Asian equities team in Singapore, before later transferring to London. He started in fund management with Martin Currie in 1994 covering Latin America, before subsequently working with the North American equities, global asset allocation and eventually the Asian equities teams.


Hugh Young

Manager

Start Date

May 11, 2007

Tenure

11.9

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Hugh Young is Managing Director − Asia for Aberdeen Standard Investments. He was formerly a board director and head of Investment for Legacy Aberdeen (before its merger with Standard Life plc). Mr. Young joined Legacy Aberdeen in 1985 to manage Asian equities form its London office, having started his investment career in 1980. He founded Singapore-based Aberdeen asset Management Asia Limited in 1992. Mr. Young is a director of a number of Legacy Aberdeen subsidiary companies and of investment trusts and funds managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments. Mr. Young graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.


Joanne Irvine

Manager

Start Date

May 11, 2007

Tenure

11.9

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Joanne Irvine is Head ofEmerging Markets (ex-Asia) on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team of Aberdeen Standard Investments. Ms. Irvine joined Legacy Aberdeen in 1996 in a group development role and moved to the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team in 1997. Prior to joining Legacy Aberdeen, Ms. Irvine was with Rutherford Manson Dowds (subsequently acquired by Deloitte), specializing in raising private equity and bank funding for private companies. Joanne has a BA in Accounting from Caledonian University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Hardie Caldwell LLP in Glasgow, Scotland.


Mark Gordon-James

Manager

Start Date

May 11, 2007

Tenure

11.9

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Mark Gordon-James, CFA, is a Senior Investment Manager on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team of Aberdeen Standard Investments. Mr. Gordon-James joined Legacy Aberdeen in 2004 from Merrill Lynch Investment Managers where he worked with the emerging markets team. Mark graduated with a BSc in Geography and Economics from the London School of Economics. Mark is a CFA Charterholder.


Flavia Cheong

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2009

Tenure

9.25

Tenure Rank

3.9%

Flavia Cheong, CFA, is the Head of Asia Pacific Equities on the Asian Equities Team of Aberdeen Standard investments, where, as well as sharing responsibility for company research, she oversees regional portfolio construction. Before joining Legacy Aberdeen in 1996, she was an economist with the Investment Company of the People’s Republic of China, and earlier with the Development Bank of Singapore. Flavia graduated with a BA in Economics and an MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Auckland. She is a CFA charterholder.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.3

Category Average

5.87

Category Mode

4.3