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PERFORMANCE



The Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
2.14 4.71 -0.06 - -4.07
Market Price (%)   2.02 5.62 -0.18 - -4.10
Benchmark (%)   2.97 5.32 0.89 11.70 -3.63
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   1.63 4.31 -0.40 - -4.37
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   1.53 3.77 0.11 - -2.92
as of
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
0.71 -9.19 -3.44 4.00 2.14 14.80 -0.28 - -24.86
Market Price (%)   -0.05 -9.43 -3.32 4.12 2.02 17.81 -0.90 - -25.03
Benchmark (%)   1.29 -9.14 -3.25 4.32 2.97 16.81 4.56 202.41 -22.45
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   0.36 -9.19 -3.44 3.65 1.63 13.50 -2.00 - -26.51
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   0.60 -5.20 -1.95 2.48 1.53 11.74 0.53 - -18.43
as of
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   89.85 9.03 -24.19 13.51 -4.26
Market Price (%)   86.82 9.29 -24.69 15.36 -5.27
Benchmark (%)   93.12 9.57 -22.85 14.54 -3.53

Past performance is not a guide to future performance and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product. The price of the investments may go up or down and the investor may not get back the amount invested.

Source: BlackRock.  Performance data is displayed on a Net Asset Value basis, net of fees. Brokerage or transaction fees will apply.

Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Jun 25, 2014 Jul 2, 2014 Jun 27, 2014 $0.478482 - - - -
Dec 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 $0.227523 $0.227523 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 27, 2013 Jul 5, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 $0.677579 $0.677579 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 27, 2012 Jan 3, 2013 Dec 31, 2012 $0.022102 $0.022102 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 18, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 Dec 20, 2012 $0.163478 $0.163478 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2012 Jun 28, 2012 Jun 25, 2012 $0.656560 $0.656560 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 22, 2011 $0.272750 $0.272750 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2011 Jun 28, 2011 Jun 24, 2011 $0.544572 $0.544572 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 29, 2010 Jan 5, 2011 Dec 31, 2010 $0.035555 $0.035555 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 23, 2010 $0.415455 $0.415455 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2010 Jun 29, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 $0.402756 $0.402756 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 29, 2009 Jan 6, 2010 Dec 31, 2009 $0.025403 $0.025403 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Dec 24, 2009 $0.212124 $0.212124 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2009 Jun 29, 2009 Jun 25, 2009 $0.161875 $0.161875 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 29, 2008 Jan 5, 2009 Dec 31, 2008 $0.044650 $0.044650 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 23, 2008 Dec 31, 2008 Dec 26, 2008 $0.335870 $0.335870 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 25, 2008 Jun 30, 2008 Jun 27, 2008 $0.156227 $0.156227 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 24, 2007 Jan 4, 2008 Dec 27, 2007 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
Greatest Premium  

Aug 8, 2014

1.33%
Greatest Discount  

Jul 17, 2014

-1.34%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 41
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 64.06%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   35
NAV   2
Discount   27

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 1.0 up to 1.5

2

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

9

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

26

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

15

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

10

≥ -1.5 up to -1.0

2

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 21-Oct-2014

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
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700

TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD

4.77 Information Technology China $16,088,139 1,081,300 14.88 London Stock Exchange USD HKD 7.76
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941

CHINA MOBILE LTD.

4.49 Telecommunication Services China $15,144,833 1,288,000 11.76 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76
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939

CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP.

3.19 Financials China $10,757,745 15,088,370 0.71 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76
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1398

INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL BANK OF CH

2.88 Financials China $9,709,198 15,275,050 0.64 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76
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GAZP

GAZPROM OAO

2.42 Energy Russian Federation $8,173,124 2,489,528 3.28 Standard-Classica-Forts USD RUB 40.94
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ITUB4

ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA PREF

2.39 Financials Brazil $8,074,280 588,027 13.73 XBSP USD BRL 2.47
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3988

BANK OF CHINA LTD.

2.23 Financials China $7,515,481 16,560,000 0.45 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76
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ABEV3

AMBEV SA

1.86 Consumer Staples Brazil $6,285,865 993,965 6.32 XBSP USD BRL 2.47
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BBDC4

BANCO BRADESCO S/A

1.77 Financials Brazil $5,977,650 423,208 14.12 XBSP USD BRL 2.47
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PETR4

PETROBRAS PETROLEO BRASILEIRO (PFD

1.77 Energy Brazil $5,975,990 883,214 6.77 XBSP USD BRL 2.47
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 21-Oct-2014
  China 44.54%
  Brazil 24.29%
  India 17.14%
  Russian Federation 10.95%
  Hong Kong 2.83%
  Other 0.01%
Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 21-Oct-2014

% of Market Value

Financials

29.92%

Energy

17.39%

Information Technology

10.89%

Consumer Staples

9.09%

Telecommunication Services

7.59%

Materials

6.97%

Industrials

5.23%

Consumer Discretionary

5.13%

Utilities

3.88%

Health Care

2.77%

Other/Undefined

1.16%

Allocations are subject to change.
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KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 22-Oct-2014

$339,536,432
Inception Date Nov 12, 2007
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index MSCI BRIC Index
Index Ticker NDUEBRIC

Shares Outstanding 9,200,000
Number of Holdings

as of 21-Oct-2014

304
CUSIP 464286657
Closing Price  

as of 22-Oct-2014

36.60
20 Day Avg. Volume   30,188
Premium/Discount  

as of 22-Oct-2014

-0.94%
Options Available No

FEES as of 31-Aug
Expense Ratio   0.67%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 30-Sep-2014

17.95
P/B Ratio  

as of 30-Sep-2014

3.48

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Sep-2014

1.25
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 30-Sep-2014

21.04%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 30-Sep-2014

1.89%
Distribution Yield  

as of 30-Sep-2014

2.61%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 30-Sep-2014

2.55%

% Stock 99.76%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash 0.01%
% Other  

as of 21-Oct-2014

0.23%

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