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SEKAX DWS Emerging Markets Equity A

  • Fund
  • SEKAX
  • Price as of: Jun 05, 2019
  • $18.80 - $0.12 - 0.63%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities
  • Fund Company
  • DWS

SEKAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • Net Assets $403 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.80
$17.26
$20.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.55%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 34.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.98%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name DWS Emerging Markets Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name DWS
  • Inception Date May 29, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Sean Taylor

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in emerging market equities (equities traded mainly in emerging markets or issued by companies that are organized in emerging markets or have more than half of their business there). It may invest up to 20% of net assets in equities from the U.S. or other developed markets. The fund may also invest up to 20% of net assets in U.S. or emerging market debt securities when portfolio management believes these securities may perform at least as well as equities.

SEKAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SEKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.9% 0.0% 18.8% 70.33%
1 Yr -7.7% -36.9% 7.1% 44.88%
3 Yr 10.6%* -8.0% 55.7% 7.71%
5 Yr 2.4%* -19.5% 23.6% 11.78%
10 Yr 3.3%* -8.8% 13.2% 53.96%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SEKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.9% -41.9% 0.0% 8.68%
2017 36.8% 1.8% 49.7% 36.71%
2016 9.4% -23.2% 241.4% 30.02%
2015 -13.2% -47.4% -0.6% 39.35%
2014 -1.4% -46.3% 42.6% 22.32%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SEKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.9% 0.0% 18.6% 68.37%
1 Yr -7.7% -36.9% 8.5% 48.82%
3 Yr 10.6%* -4.1% 60.1% 12.78%
5 Yr 2.4%* -19.5% 27.4% 16.94%
10 Yr 3.3%* -8.8% 17.8% 71.29%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SEKAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.9% -41.9% 0.0% 11.05%
2017 36.8% 1.8% 50.4% 43.85%
2016 9.4% -10.0% 249.7% 38.54%
2015 -13.2% -33.4% 1.2% 43.20%
2014 -1.4% -46.2% 48.2% 30.52%

NAV & Total Return History

SEKAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SEKAX Category Low Category High SEKAX % Rank
Net Assets 403 M 5.4 M 89.1 B 52.85%
Number of Holdings 115 2 5013 45.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 127 M 691 K 17.7 B 53.63%
Weighting of Top 10 31.48% 3.7% 539.2% 47.15%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.34%

  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 4.91%

  3. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.90%

  4. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 2.93%

  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 2.86%

  6. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 2.63%

  7. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 2.62%

  8. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd Class H 2.24%

  9. China Construction Bank Corp Class H 2.14%

  10. Reliance Industries Ltd ADR 1.91%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SEKAX % Rank
Stocks
93.32% 0.00% 107.28% 83.89%
Cash
6.69% -7.31% 22.40% 7.86%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.93% 37.13%
Other
0.00% -1.03% 15.14% 46.17%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 19.50% 28.09%
Bonds
0.00% -13.31% 94.08% 36.54%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SEKAX % Rank
Financial Services
25.43% 0.00% 51.75% 33.66%
Technology
25.15% 0.00% 36.49% 26.97%
Consumer Cyclical
10.16% 0.00% 33.57% 64.37%
Basic Materials
9.61% 0.00% 15.91% 13.58%
Energy
8.07% 0.00% 24.43% 21.65%
Consumer Defense
6.77% 0.00% 42.54% 61.81%
Communication Services
3.44% 0.00% 19.11% 39.17%
Real Estate
2.82% 0.00% 11.64% 37.99%
Industrials
1.59% 0.00% 14.62% 94.88%
Utilities
0.15% 0.00% 52.39% 73.62%
Healthcare
0.12% 0.00% 14.73% 90.75%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SEKAX % Rank
Non US
93.29% 0.00% 106.73% 70.14%
US
0.03% -1.93% 100.31% 68.17%

SEKAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SEKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.55% 0.05% 13.96% 45.58%
Management Fee 0.70% 0.00% 2.00% 11.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.23% 0.00% 1.00% 22.00%
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 0.85% 52.92%

Sales Fees

SEKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.40% 5.75% 9.90%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SEKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.40% 2.00% 15.79%

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.

SEKAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 34.00% 2.00% 238.00% 35.95%

SEKAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SEKAX Category Low Category High SEKAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.20% 66.80%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SEKAX Category Low Category High SEKAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.98% -1.57% 5.89% 47.54%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

SEKAX - Managers

Sean Taylor

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2014

5.08

5.1%

Joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management in 2013. Prior to his current role, he joined GAM as investment director in January 2004. Prior to joining GAM, he was head of global equity at SG Asset Management where he was also a member of the Asset Allocation Committee and head of the Emerging Markets Desk. Mr. Taylor was previously a fund manager at Capel-Cure Myers which he joined in 1994 from HSBC James Capel Investment Management.


Marc Currat

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 17, 2017

1.87

1.9%

Marc Currat, Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager, joined Deutsche Asset Management in 2012 with 6 years of professional experience, thereof one year in the financial industry. Prior to joining, he served as an equities and quant analyst at Surperformance SAS. Prior to that he was an auditor advisor at Currat & Associes SA. He holds a BSc in Management from CIBU – California International Business University and MBA in Finance from International School of Management, Paris & St. John’s University and Investment Management Certificate (IMC).


Luiz Maria Ribeiro

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 17, 2017

1.87

1.9%

Luiz Ribeiro is Senior Equities Portfolio Manager, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management in 2012. Prior to joining Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Luiz served as the Head of Latin America — Internal Equities at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Previously, he served as a Senior Portfolio Manager at HSBC Bank. Prior to HSBC Bank, Luiz worked as an Investment Officer at IFC — World Bank and as an Analyst and then as a Senior Portfolio Manager at ABN AMRO Bank. He began his investment career as a Trader at Dibran DTVM Ltda. He holds a BA in Business Administration from University of São Paulo (USP) and a MBA in Finance from Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC). He is also a CFA Charterholder.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.49

Category Average

6.29

Category Mode

10.42