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REMEX Russell Inv Emerging Markets E

  • Fund
  • REMEX
  • Price as of: May 25, 2018
  • $20.86
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.10%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

REMEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.0%
  • Net Assets $2.52 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.86
$18.56
$23.34

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.76%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 50.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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 -1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Russell Investments Emerging Markets Fund
  • Fund Family Name Russell
  • Inception Date Sep 22, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James Barber

Fund Description

The fund has a non-fundamental policy to invest, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the value of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in emerging market companies. The fund principally invests in equity securities, including common stock and preferred stock of companies that are economically tied to emerging market countries and in depositary receipts.

REMEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period REMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -1.3% -29.2% 38.1% 32.60% 2
1 Yr 18.5% -38.0% 57.7% 42.59% 3
3 Yr 5.6% * -13.2% 10.9% 48.07% 3
5 Yr 4.0% * -11.8% 13.8% 51.10% 3
10 Yr 2.0% * -4.6% 7.2% 47.60% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period REMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 34.2% -32.2% 248.4% 41.19% 3
2016 10.7% -40.7% 241.4% 16.43% 1
2015 -16.0% -47.4% 0.1% 58.56% 4
2014 -5.6% -40.7% 42.6% 57.98% 4
2013 -5.1% -30.3% 32.4% 66.23% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period REMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -1.3% -11.8% 38.1% 32.64% 2
1 Yr 18.5% -25.4% 55.8% 35.82% 2
3 Yr 5.6% * -11.1% 10.9% 43.09% 3
5 Yr 4.0% * -12.2% 13.8% 48.70% 3
10 Yr 2.0% * -4.6% 7.2% 45.39% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period REMEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 34.2% -24.1% 248.4% 41.38% 3
2016 10.7% -24.0% 242.0% 18.92% 1
2015 -16.0% -24.6% 2.8% 70.49% 4
2014 -3.0% -17.4% 60.9% 51.72% 3
2013 -1.9% -36.9% 60.9% 55.01% 3

NAV & Total Return History

REMEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Apr 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

REMEX Category Low Category High REMEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.52 B 272 92.1 B 6.38% 1
Number of Holdings 737 1 5046 3.19% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 398 M 0 16.6 B 9.71% 2
Weighting of Top 10 22.5% 0.0% 293.1% 25.36% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 4.13%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 1.39%
  3. Tencent Holdings Ltd 3.10%
  4. PJSC Lukoil ADR 1.51%
  5. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.51%
  6. China Construction Bank Corp H 1.82%
  7. Itau Unibanco Holding SA ADR 1.48%
  8. Msci Emerging Markets Mini Index Futures 3.13%
  9. Kospi2 Index Futures 2.05%
  10. Msci Taiwan Index Futures 1.41%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High REMEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
93.33% 0.00% 102.41% 24.49% 4
Other
6.48% -1.53% 31.18% 1.74% 1
Preferred Stocks
2.06% 0.00% 14.58% 3.04% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.13% 0.00% 11.12% 2.17% 1
Bonds
0.00% -16.50% 99.36% 7.10% 2
Cash
-2.00% -68.34% 100.00% 29.86% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High REMEX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
26.04% 0.00% 48.80% 9.58% 2
Technology
19.83% 0.00% 37.78% 18.87% 3
Consumer Cyclical
10.97% 0.00% 34.18% 18.14% 3
Energy
7.35% 0.00% 19.61% 6.68% 1
Basic Materials
6.83% 0.00% 18.53% 14.80% 3
Consumer Defense
5.28% 0.00% 47.02% 23.37% 4
Industrials
4.79% 0.00% 27.34% 19.88% 4
Real Estate
2.40% 0.00% 8.80% 12.63% 3
Communication Services
2.21% 0.00% 20.02% 19.88% 3
Utilities
2.10% 0.00% 57.38% 12.92% 2
Healthcare
1.99% 0.00% 15.24% 20.17% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High REMEX % Rank Quintile
Non US
95.27% 0.00% 100.66% 14.64% 3
US
-1.94% -3.75% 100.97% 19.71% 5

REMEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

REMEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.76% 0.06% 935.74% 23.69% 3
Management Fee 1.14% 0.00% 2.00% 2.90% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 5.23% 1
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.85% 7.32% 2

Sales Fees

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

REMEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High REMEX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.45% 2.00% N/A N/A

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.

REMEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High REMEX Rank Quintile
Turnover 50.00% 0.00% 947.00% 11.77% 3

REMEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

REMEX Category Low Category High REMEX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 3.80% 57.64% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

REMEX Category Low Category High REMEX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.03% -1.60% 5.62% 35.47% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

REMEX - Managers

James Barber

Manager

Start Date

Apr 30, 2018

Tenure

0.0

Tenure Rank

15.2%

James Barber is Chief Investment Officer of Equities since September 2012 for Russell Investments where he is accountable for the performance of the equity funds, the quality of the investment content and investment manager recommendations within his asset class globally. Mr. Barber was a Portfolio Manager from March 2009 to August 2012. James is located in Russell’s head office in Seattle. He is a member of Russell’s investment strategy committee. James was named to this role in September 2012.


Kathrine Husvaeg

Manager

Start Date

Apr 30, 2018

Tenure

0.0

Tenure Rank

15.2%

Kathrine Husvaeg is a Portfolio Manager on Russell Investments’ Emerging Markets Equity Team, based in London.Kathrine was appointed portfolio manager in May 2014 and manages a number of Russell’s emerging markets equity funds.In this capacity she has responsibility for delivering on the funds’ risk and return objectives. Kathrine was previously head of the Emerging Markets research team, leading Russell’s research and evaluation of emerging markets managers globally.In this role, she was responsible for identifying managers that will achieve superior investment performance over time.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.4

Category Average

5.57

Category Mode

3.3