HIEMX: Virtus Vontobel Emerging Markets Opps I

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HIEMX Virtus Vontobel Emerging Markets Opps I


Profile

HIEMX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $7.03 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.48
$10.60
$11.91

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.25%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 30.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.56%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Virtus Vontobel Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Virtus
  • Inception Date
    Oct 20, 1997
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Matthew Benkendorf

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Categories

Performance

HIEMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HIEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.6% -7.3% 8.8% 40.69%
1 Yr 7.0% -25.6% 37.0% 53.55%
3 Yr 5.3%* -14.2% 16.2% 44.34%
5 Yr N/A* -11.9% 26.8% 34.97%
10 Yr N/A* -10.8% 10.9% 3.19%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HIEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.0% -19.9% 42.0% 60.96%
2018 -17.5% -41.9% 1.7% 38.79%
2017 33.5% 0.0% 50.3% 55.99%
2016 N/A -10.1% 241.4% N/A
2015 N/A -33.9% -1.5% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HIEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.6% -7.3% 8.8% 40.69%
1 Yr 7.0% -25.6% 37.0% 53.55%
3 Yr 5.6%* -14.2% 17.5% 51.63%
5 Yr N/A* -11.9% 29.8% 39.32%
10 Yr N/A* -10.8% 15.4% 3.98%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HIEMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.0% -19.9% 42.0% 60.96%
2018 -17.5% -41.9% 1.7% 46.12%
2017 34.5% 0.0% 50.4% 56.30%
2016 N/A -10.0% 249.7% N/A
2015 N/A -33.9% -1.5% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

HIEMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

HIEMX Category Low Category High HIEMX % Rank
Net Assets 7.03 B 967 K 88.6 B 6.87%
Number of Holdings 55 1 4875 89.16%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.88 B 123 K 20.7 B 5.36%
Weighting of Top 10 39.59% 4.8% 100.0% 24.49%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 6.85%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.45%
  3. HDFC Bank Ltd 3.96%
  4. SK Hynix Inc 3.92%
  5. Ambev SA ADR 3.78%
  6. Unilever NV 3.34%
  7. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd 3.27%
  8. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV ADR 3.24%
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.93%
  10. Heineken NV 2.86%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High HIEMX % Rank
Stocks
98.86% 80.08% 102.28% 32.06%
Cash
1.14% -8.91% 14.08% 61.10%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.34% 90.43%
Other
0.00% -5.57% 13.99% 88.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 18.70% 88.52%
Bonds
0.00% -0.07% 4.42% 89.31%

Expenses

HIEMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

HIEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.25% 0.04% 59.58% 69.78%
Management Fee 0.96% 0.00% 2.00% 54.39%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.01% 0.85% 66.78%

Sales Fees

HIEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.20% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

HIEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

HIEMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 30.00% 2.00% 254.00% 23.05%

Distributions

HIEMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

HIEMX Category Low Category High HIEMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.86% 90.72%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

HIEMX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

HIEMX Category Low Category High HIEMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.56% -1.40% 5.73% 41.43%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

HIEMX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Matthew Benkendorf


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 08, 2016

3.9

3.9%

Mr. Benkendorf ,Managing Director,Chief Investment Officer,Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst - Mr. Benkendorf joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc. in October 1999 in trade support. After being promoted to trader in 2000, Mr. Benkendorf became a research analyst in 2002 and moved into portfolio management in 2006 as deputy portfolio manager of Vontobel’s European Equity Strategy.Mr. Benkendorf has held various positions with Vontobel, including Deputy Portfolio Manager from 2013 to 2016, Executive Director from 2012 to 2013;Director from 2009 to 2012;Vice President from 2007 to 2009.

Brian Bandsma


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2016

3.67

3.7%

Mr. Brian Bandsma, Executive Director, Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst Mr. Bandsma joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in November 2002 as a senior research analyst. Mr. Bandsma focuses on researching companies in the Information Technology, Financial, Telecom Services and Consumer Discretionary sectors. In 2013, in addition to his research responsibilities he was promoted to deputy portfolio manager of the Vontobel Far East Equity Strategy and became the lead portfolio manager of the strategy in 2016 while also becoming deputy portfolio manager on the firm’s Emerging Markets Equity Strategy. In addition to his portfolio management duties, Mr. Bandsma continues to conduct research analysis on individual stocks which may be included in the firm’s other strategies. This is consistent with the investment team structure at Vontobel. Prior to joining Vontobel, Mr. Bandsma began his financial career in 1998 at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co where he was a senior associate and analyst until 2002. He received an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from NYU Stern School of Business and a B.A. in finance from Grand Valley State University.

Jin Zhang


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2016

3.67

3.7%

Mr. Jin Zhang, Executive Director, Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst Mr. Zhang joined Vontobel Asset Management in November 2005 as a senior research analyst and was promoted to deputy portfolio manager of the firm’s Emerging Markets Equity Strategy in June 2016. In additional to his portfolio management responsibilities Mr. Zhang maintains his research responsibilities focusing on the consumer staples and financial sectors. Mr. Zhang began his financial career in 2000 as an equity analyst at Lehman Brothers. Previously, Mr. Zhang worked in the finance department of General Electric (China) where he graduated from the Financial Management Program in 1998. Mr. Zhang received an M.B.A. in financial management from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.A. in economics from Beijing University. Jin Zhang is a CFA® charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 32.95 5.7 0.59