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GEMRX Aberdeen Emerging Markets R

  • Fund
  • GEMRX
  • Price as of: Jul 24, 2017
  • $15.31
  • + $0.02
  • + 0.13%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

GEMRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.9%
  • Net Assets $8.78 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.31
$12.17
$15.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.78%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.19%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2013-02-22

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.69%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Aberdeen Emerging Markets Fund
  • Fund Family Name Aberdeen
  • Inception Date May 21, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Devan Kaloo

GEMRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GEMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.7% -29.2% 33.8% 54.68% 3
1 Yr 17.3% -38.0% 57.7% 63.95% 4
3 Yr 0.8% * -23.7% 12.6% 48.23% 3
5 Yr 2.9% * -11.8% 16.2% 71.58% 4
10 Yr 5.2% * -4.9% 7.8% 3.25% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GEMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 10.4% -32.2% 248.4% 18.38% 1
2015 -15.8% -47.4% 3.8% 54.03% 3
2014 -7.0% -40.7% 42.6% 64.29% 4
2013 -8.8% -30.3% 32.4% 85.96% 5
2012 -6.6% -23.9% 37.9% 89.26% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GEMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.7% -11.8% 33.8% 55.24% 3
1 Yr 17.3% -25.4% 55.8% 56.43% 3
3 Yr 0.8% * -11.1% 12.6% 43.55% 3
5 Yr 2.9% * -12.2% 16.2% 68.76% 4
10 Yr 5.2% * -4.7% 7.8% 2.85% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GEMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 10.4% -24.1% 248.4% 20.77% 2
2015 -14.4% -24.6% 6.9% 54.53% 3
2014 -3.3% -17.4% 60.9% 50.92% 3
2013 -8.5% -14.9% 60.9% 91.72% 5
2012 -4.3% -36.9% 83.1% 96.38% 5

NAV & Total Return History

GEMRX - Holdings

Filings data as of: May 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

GEMRX Category Low Category High GEMRX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 8.78 B 272 76.8 B 1.59% 1
Number of Holdings 66 1 4748 19.86% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 2.81 B 0 12.6 B 1.30% 1
Weighting of Top 10 31.9% 0.0% 188.6% 12.17% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 4.95%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.98%
  3. China Mobile Ltd 2.63%
  4. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV ADR 2.70%
  5. Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 3.90%
  6. AIA Group Ltd 3.03%
  7. Grupo Financiero Banorte SAB de CV Class O 2.56%
  8. PT Astra International Tbk 2.96%
  9. ITC Ltd 2.75%
  10. Bank Bradesco SA ADR 2.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High GEMRX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.91% 0.00% 100.53% 12.75% 2
Cash
3.14% -68.34% 100.00% 11.59% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.95% 0.00% 7.87% 5.51% 1
Other
0.00% -1.53% 31.18% 25.36% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 11.12% 1.59% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 97.26% 7.25% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High GEMRX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
24.68% 0.00% 49.78% 9.72% 2
Consumer Defense
16.21% 0.00% 44.19% 2.18% 1
Technology
12.96% 0.00% 37.10% 25.69% 4
Consumer Cyclical
11.38% 0.00% 29.84% 16.26% 3
Basic Materials
9.80% 0.00% 17.57% 6.68% 1
Real Estate
7.17% 0.00% 13.88% 1.60% 1
Communication Services
4.39% 0.00% 20.02% 15.67% 3
Industrials
4.34% 0.00% 27.34% 23.51% 4
Energy
3.78% 0.00% 22.05% 21.19% 4
Healthcare
1.21% 0.00% 15.57% 24.53% 4
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 52.38% 25.69% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High GEMRX % Rank Quintile
Non US
94.85% 0.00% 100.53% 13.48% 2
US
1.06% -3.75% 100.01% 11.01% 2

GEMRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GEMRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.78% 0.05% 935.74% 25.00% 3
Management Fee 0.90% 0.02% 2.00% 5.80% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 2.16% 4
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.00% 0.55% 2.45% 5

Sales Fees

GEMRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High GEMRX 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

GEMRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High GEMRX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.50% 2.00% 0.41% 4

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.

GEMRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High GEMRX Rank Quintile
Turnover 9.19% 0.00% 947.00% 18.17% 1

GEMRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GEMRX Category Low Category High GEMRX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 3.56% 28.67% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

GEMRX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

GEMRX Category Low Category High GEMRX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.69% -2.15% 6.38% 25.58% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

GEMRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

GEMRX - Managers

Devan Kaloo

Manager

Start Date

May 11, 2007

Tenure

10.15

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

10.15

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Hugh Young is a Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC and Managing Director of the Group's Asian business. He is in overall charge of active equities, fixed income, property and solutions for the Group. Hugh joined Aberdeen in 1985 to manage Asian equities from London, having previously held posts at Fidelity International and MGM Assurance. He founded Singapore-based Aberdeen Asia in 1992 and since then he has built the company into one of the largest and most well-respected managers of such assets globally. Hugh graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.


Joanne Irvine

Manager

Start Date

May 11, 2007

Tenure

10.15

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Joanne Irvine is Head of Emerging Markets (ex-Asia), on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team in London. Joanne joined Aberdeen in 1996 in a group development role, and moved to the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team in 1997. Prior to Aberdeen, Joanne 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

10.15

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Mark Gordon-James is a Senior Investment Manager on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team. Mark joined 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

7.5

Tenure Rank

3.8%

Flavia Cheong is the Head of Asia Pacific ex Japan Equity on the Asian Equities team, where, as well as sharing responsibility for company research, she oversees regional portfolio construction. Before joining 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. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

23.6

Category Average

5.15

Category Mode

2.5