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Ashmore Emerging Mkts Corp Inc A

ECDAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.9%
  • Net Assets $321 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.02
$6.02
$8.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.58%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.00%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 117.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare ECDAX to Popular Emerging Markets Bond Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$108.60

-0.02%

$17.79 B

4.42%

$4.80

-6.31%

0.39%

$14.85

-0.34%

$8.77 B

4.11%

$0.61

-3.38%

0.83%

$8.15

-0.37%

$7.45 B

4.20%

$0.34

-4.23%

0.85%

$14.51

-0.41%

$6.26 B

3.98%

$0.58

-3.91%

0.81%

$11.11

-0.45%

$5.04 B

4.65%

$0.52

-4.14%

0.90%

ECDAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 5.87%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Ashmore Emerging Markets Corporate Income Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Ashmore
  • Inception Date
    May 12, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Mark Coombs

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing principally in debt instruments of corporate issuers, which may be denominated in any currency, including the local currency of the issuer. A Corporate issuer is an issuer located in an Emerging Market Country or an issuer deriving at least 50% of its revenues or profits from goods produced or sold, investments made, or services performed in one or more Emerging Market Countries or that has at least 50% of its assets in one or more Emerging Market Countries.


ECDAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECDAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.7% -12.6% 0.8% 8.17%
1 Yr 6.3% -12.5% 13.7% 7.67%
3 Yr 4.7%* -6.2% 9.8% 19.76%
5 Yr 9.9%* -2.9% 10.2% 1.31%
10 Yr 5.2%* -1.6% 7.4% 15.11%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECDAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.5% -20.2% 99.4% 38.51%
2019 3.8% -9.9% 13.5% 92.35%
2018 -9.8% -31.2% 73.9% 32.50%
2017 7.5% -9.1% 14.2% 20.27%
2016 9.9% -9.2% 219.0% 6.08%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECDAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.7% -12.6% 0.8% 8.17%
1 Yr 2.1% -13.3% 13.7% 55.68%
3 Yr 3.2%* -6.2% 9.8% 42.77%
5 Yr 9.0%* -2.9% 10.2% 2.30%
10 Yr 4.8%* -1.6% 7.1% 28.06%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECDAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.5% -20.2% 99.4% 38.51%
2019 3.8% -9.9% 13.6% 92.94%
2018 -9.8% -31.2% 0.0% 54.69%
2017 7.5% 0.0% 17.0% 52.16%
2016 9.9% -9.2% 242.1% 20.15%

NAV & Total Return History


ECDAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ECDAX Category Low Category High ECDAX % Rank
Net Assets 321 M 612 K 17.8 B 44.20%
Number of Holdings 277 3 1478 40.72%
Net Assets in Top 10 44.3 M -102 M 1.38 B 49.31%
Weighting of Top 10 14.02% 0.4% 100.0% 71.47%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Petrobras Global Finance B.V. 6.85% 2.45%
  2. Teva Pharmaceutical Finance Netherlands III B.V. 6.75% 1.80%
  3. CBOM Finance p.l.c. 7.5% 1.67%
  4. International Airport Finance SA 12% 1.40%
  5. OI SA 10% 1.33%
  6. DTEK Finance PLC 10.75% 1.25%
  7. Digicel Group 0.5 Limited 10% 1.24%
  8. Puma International Financing S.A. 5% 1.21%
  9. Oilflow Spv 1 DAC 12% 1.20%
  10. CEDC Finance Corporation International Inc. 10% 1.17%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ECDAX % Rank
Bonds
89.63% 0.00% 133.86% 80.89%
Cash
7.79% -35.63% 102.06% 19.94%
Convertible Bonds
2.39% 0.00% 11.82% 8.03%
Stocks
0.19% -0.61% 7.24% 8.03%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 36.57%
Other
0.00% -4.95% 2.37% 40.44%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECDAX % Rank
Energy
76.44% 0.00% 100.00% 28.97%
Consumer Defense
23.56% 0.00% 38.22% 4.67%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 21.42% 57.01%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 26.73% 48.60%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 2.92% 51.40%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 55.14%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 14.37% 55.14%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 62.62%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 60.75%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 28.26% 57.01%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 65.42%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECDAX % Rank
Non US
0.13% -0.01% 7.22% 6.93%
US
0.06% -0.61% 6.01% 8.03%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECDAX % Rank
Corporate
85.34% 0.00% 92.65% 7.20%
Cash & Equivalents
7.80% 0.00% 100.00% 23.55%
Government
6.85% 0.00% 99.83% 93.91%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 57.06% 65.10%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 2.75% 39.89%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 36.29%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECDAX % Rank
Non US
88.46% 0.00% 438.46% 83.38%
US
1.17% -314.11% 14.88% 9.97%

ECDAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ECDAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.58% 0.03% 40.50% 31.92%
Management Fee 1.15% 0.00% 1.50% 98.62%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 33.33%
Administrative Fee 0.02% 0.01% 0.65% 2.17%

Sales Fees

ECDAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 4.00% 1.50% 5.75% 48.15%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ECDAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.50% 2.00% N/A

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.

ECDAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 117.00% 0.00% 302.00% 81.20%

ECDAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ECDAX Category Low Category High ECDAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.36% 43.37%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ECDAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ECDAX Category Low Category High ECDAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 5.87% -0.61% 10.00% 10.28%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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ECDAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Mark Coombs


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 08, 2010

10.23

10.2%

Mark Coombs, the Investment Manager’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Investment Committee, having been involved in emerging markets since 1983. He holds an MA (Hons) in Law from Cambridge University and joined Grindlays Bank plc in 1983. Following its acquisition by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) he was appointed Head of Emerging Markets Group for ANZ Merchant Bank Limited in 1988 and in 1991 became Head of the International Merchant Banking Division of ANZ Grindlays Bank plc and in 1997 Head of Markets for ANZ Group. He was appointed to the Board of the Emerging Markets Trade Association in 1993 and Co-Chair in 2000. He has been Chairman of the Investment Committee since he established the business as a separate division within ANZ in 1992, and is responsible for setting overall investment strategy of funds managed.

Herbert Saller


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 08, 2010

10.23

10.2%

Mr. Saller has been Senior portfolio manager and head of external debt of Ashmore since 2009, and a member of Ashmore’s investment committee since he joined Ashmore in 2002. He began his investment career in 1988 and has a business management degree from Verwaltungs-und Wirtschafts-Akademie, Munich.

Ricardo Xavier


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 08, 2010

10.23

10.2%

Ricardo Xavier is Senior portfolio manager of Ashmore since 2003, Ashmore’s head of local currency and the deputy chairman of Ashmore’s investment committee since 2014. Mr. Xavier has geographic responsibility for Latin America, and product responsibility for local currencies, local currency debt and related derivatives. He began his investment career in 1992 and has a bachelor’s degree from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, Sao Paulo.

Robin Forrest


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 02, 2012

8.67

8.7%

Robin Forrest is a Senior Portfolio Manager of Ashmore Investment Management Limited and a Member of its Investment Committee. Mr. Forrest joined Ashmore in 2006 after 13 years at JP Morgan, where he was most recently Vice President—Situational Finance, with a focus on credit intensive corporate situations in CEEMEA geographies. During this period, he had several years of experience in each of capital markets, origination, structuring, execution, syndication, risk management and credit within loan and high yield markets and in Emerging Markets. Robin has a BA (Hons) in Russian & French from Oxford University.

Fernando Assad


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2016

4.41

4.4%

Fernando Assad is a Senior Portfolio Manager of the Investment Manager and a Member of its Investment Committee. He joined Ashmore Investment Advisors Limited in 2007 as an equity portfolio manager after six years at Morgan Stanley where he was a Vice President responsible for management of Emerging Market equities and the launch of the Global Emerging and Convergence Opportunities portfolio within Global Wealth Management in London. He previously worked for SG Asset Management Emerging Markets and as an intern in Merrill Lynch Broker Services. Mr. Assad is a CFA Charterholder and has a BA in Economics from the American International University in London.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 26.18 5.69 4.86