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AEMSX Aberdeen Emerging Markets Instl Svc

  • Fund
  • AEMSX
  • Price as of: Jul 12, 2019
  • $15.70 - $0.01 - 0.06%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

AEMSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • Net Assets $5.47 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 38.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.70
$12.73
$15.76

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 Feb 22, 2013

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 15.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.89%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 Mark Gordon-James

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 (%)
YTD 15.9% 0.0% 24.7% 8.43%
1 Yr 8.2% -36.9% 10.1% 1.96%
3 Yr 6.0%* -8.0% 54.8% 53.24%
5 Yr -0.2%* -19.5% 24.1% 44.47%
10 Yr N/A* -8.8% 13.8% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AEMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.0% -41.9% 0.0% 24.41%
2017 28.5% 1.8% 49.7% 71.29%
2016 10.6% -23.2% 241.4% 21.46%
2015 -15.7% -47.4% -0.6% 58.30%
2014 -6.8% -46.3% 42.6% 70.91%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AEMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.9% 0.0% 24.7% 8.43%
1 Yr 8.2% -36.9% 10.1% 2.16%
3 Yr 6.8%* -4.1% 59.1% 57.29%
5 Yr 1.5%* -19.5% 28.0% 32.38%
10 Yr N/A* -8.8% 18.6% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AEMSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.0% -41.9% 0.0% 31.30%
2017 29.9% 1.8% 50.4% 72.67%
2016 11.8% -10.0% 249.7% 22.67%
2015 -13.8% -33.4% 1.2% 48.38%
2014 -2.7% -46.2% 48.2% 44.55%

NAV & Total Return History

AEMSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AEMSX Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank
Net Assets 5.47 B 5.4 M 89.1 B 8.63%
Number of Holdings 64 2 5006 83.92%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.1 B 691 K 17.7 B 8.24%
Weighting of Top 10 38.26% 3.9% 539.2% 26.08%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.93%

  2. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 5.56%

  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 4.86%

  4. Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 4.10%

  5. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 4.03%

  6. Bank Bradesco SA ADR 3.65%

  7. AIA Group Ltd 2.79%

  8. Naspers Ltd Class N 2.67%

  9. Kweichow Moutai Co Ltd 2.39%

  10. Vale SA ADR 2.28%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AEMSX % Rank
Stocks
98.29% 0.00% 102.58% 37.06%
Cash
1.71% -4.59% 22.40% 57.45%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.93% 79.22%
Other
0.00% -1.18% 15.14% 81.57%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 19.50% 77.45%
Bonds
0.00% -13.31% 94.08% 79.41%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AEMSX % Rank
Financial Services
27.53% 0.00% 51.75% 25.54%
Technology
24.99% 0.00% 36.49% 38.70%
Consumer Defense
10.74% 0.00% 44.58% 27.31%
Consumer Cyclical
9.83% 0.00% 33.57% 64.64%
Basic Materials
8.82% 0.00% 15.85% 19.65%
Real Estate
5.64% 0.00% 11.64% 9.43%
Energy
4.03% 0.00% 24.07% 66.80%
Industrials
3.67% 0.00% 14.62% 75.25%
Communication Services
2.35% 0.00% 19.11% 51.47%
Healthcare
0.68% 0.00% 13.32% 83.50%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 52.39% 93.52%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AEMSX % Rank
Non US
97.61% 0.00% 102.33% 33.53%
US
0.68% -1.93% 100.31% 52.94%

AEMSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AEMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.16% 0.05% 13.96% 77.84%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 2.00% 38.82%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.00% 0.85% 90.88%

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

AEMSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.40% 2.00% 50.29%

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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 20.39% 2.00% 238.00% 16.47%

AEMSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AEMSX Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.20% 36.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AEMSX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AEMSX Category Low Category High AEMSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.89% -1.57% 5.89% 53.14%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

AEMSX - Managers

Mark Gordon-James

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 11, 2007

12.15

12.2%

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.


Devan Kaloo

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 11, 2007

12.15

12.2%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 11, 2007

12.15

12.2%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 11, 2007

12.15

12.2%

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.


Flavia Cheong

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2009

9.5

9.5%

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

0.5

Category High

13.14

Category Average

7.16

Category Mode

7.84