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BEMAX Brandes Emerging Markets Value A

  • Fund
  • BEMAX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $8.83 - $0.11 - 1.23%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

BEMAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.9%
  • Net Assets $1.47 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.83
$7.88
$9.61

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.37%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.66%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.62%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Brandes Emerging Markets Fund
  • Fund Family Name Brandes
  • Inception Date Jan 31, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding 30082092
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) measured at the time of purchase in equity securities of companies located or active mainly in emerging markets. It typically invests in companies that have market capitalizations (market value of publicly traded equity securities) greater than $3 billion.

BEMAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.8% 0.0% 32.5% 82.32%
1 Yr -7.5% -35.1% 5.2% 55.82%
3 Yr 6.2%* -7.5% 56.3% 70.99%
5 Yr -0.9%* -18.4% 25.7% 84.45%
10 Yr N/A* -6.8% 15.0% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.9% -41.9% 0.0% 35.11%
2017 24.1% 1.8% 49.7% 84.52%
2016 23.1% -23.2% 241.4% 3.04%
2015 -21.7% -47.4% -0.6% 94.93%
2014 -12.4% -46.3% 42.6% 93.39%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.8% 0.0% 32.5% 82.71%
1 Yr -6.4% -35.1% 6.7% 52.07%
3 Yr 8.7%* -4.1% 60.8% 51.93%
5 Yr 1.6%* -18.4% 29.7% 66.81%
10 Yr N/A* -6.8% 19.9% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.8% -41.9% 0.0% 28.40%
2017 28.9% 1.8% 50.4% 75.99%
2016 25.6% -10.0% 249.7% 2.64%
2015 -20.6% -33.4% 1.2% 94.12%
2014 -8.9% -46.2% 48.2% 91.12%

NAV & Total Return History

BEMAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BEMAX Category Low Category High BEMAX % Rank
Net Assets 1.47 B 5.19 M 87 B 32.61%
Number of Holdings 79 2 5068 72.50%
Net Assets in Top 10 423 M 691 K 16.9 B 31.83%
Weighting of Top 10 28.75% 3.8% 539.2% 56.78%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. China Mobile Ltd 4.33%

  2. Embraer SA ADR 3.55%

  3. Fibra Uno Administracion SA de CV Series 11 3.01%

  4. Cemex SAB de CV ADR 2.95%

  5. Sberbank of Russia PJSC 2.73%

  6. Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Class B 2.69%

  7. KT&G Corp 2.67%

  8. YPF SA ADR 2.50%

  9. Dongfeng Motor Group Co Ltd Class H 2.35%

  10. S-1 Corp 2.07%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BEMAX % Rank
Stocks
96.04% 0.00% 104.30% 66.01%
Other
2.00% -0.87% 19.82% 5.89%
Cash
1.96% -4.59% 20.55% 50.10%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.64% 77.41%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 19.46% 72.30%
Bonds
0.00% -13.31% 89.58% 76.42%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BEMAX % Rank
Financial Services
17.74% 0.00% 53.82% 79.53%
Consumer Cyclical
14.71% 0.00% 34.97% 29.13%
Communication Services
13.04% 0.00% 18.76% 3.15%
Industrials
10.43% 0.00% 16.07% 9.45%
Consumer Defense
8.92% 0.00% 45.01% 42.32%
Energy
8.56% 0.00% 24.54% 19.29%
Technology
6.99% 0.00% 35.28% 91.93%
Real Estate
6.89% 0.00% 11.64% 2.95%
Basic Materials
4.92% 0.00% 22.45% 61.81%
Utilities
2.38% 0.00% 53.60% 34.65%
Healthcare
1.46% 0.00% 14.79% 70.28%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BEMAX % Rank
Non US
93.62% 0.00% 103.30% 70.33%
US
2.42% -1.60% 100.31% 20.83%

BEMAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.37% 0.05% 13.96% 60.31%
Management Fee 0.95% 0.00% 2.00% 49.90%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 47.67%
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.00% 0.85% 14.13%

Sales Fees

BEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.40% 5.75% 22.77%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

BEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 2.00% 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.

BEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.66% 2.00% 218.00% 43.42%

BEMAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BEMAX Category Low Category High BEMAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.19% 30.06%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BEMAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BEMAX Category Low Category High BEMAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.62% -1.57% 5.89% 25.15%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BEMAX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.32

Category Average

6.24

Category Mode

5.16