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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.
-8.71 -2.39 - - 2.60
Market Price (%)   -8.98 -2.77 - - 2.30
Benchmark (%)   -6.08 -3.16 15.43 10.79 1.91
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   -8.98 -2.77 - - 2.30
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   -4.27 -1.55 - - 2.24
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-0.12 5.38 -0.12 0.66 -8.71 -6.99 - - 11.37
Market Price (%)   -0.12 5.38 -0.12 0.60 - - - - 10.00
Benchmark (%)   -0.41 5.03 -0.41 0.57 -6.08 -9.18 104.93 178.53 8.25
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   -0.12 5.38 -0.12 0.60 -8.98 -8.08 - - 10.00
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   -0.07 3.04 -0.07 0.55 -4.27 -4.57 - - 9.76
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - - -23.13 30.89 -6.61
Market Price (%)   - - -21.91 32.90 -8.89
Benchmark (%)   - 17.02 -23.64 25.50 -4.17


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.
Distributions Schedule
Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Dec 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 $0.131476 $0.131476 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 27, 2013 Jul 5, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 $0.450748 $0.450748 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 18, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 Dec 20, 2012 $0.055667 $0.055667 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2012 Jun 28, 2012 Jun 25, 2012 $0.375923 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.375923
Dec 20, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 22, 2011 $1.155067 $1.155067 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2011 Jun 28, 2011 Jun 24, 2011 $0.336658 $0.336658 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 23, 2010 $0.077338 $0.077338 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2010 Jun 29, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 $0.215379 $0.215379 $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  

Jan 10, 2014

0.76%
Greatest Discount  

Feb 3, 2014

-2.31%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 40
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 65.57%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   25
NAV   1
Discount   35

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

6

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

20

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

20

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

8

≥ -1.5 up to -1.0

5

≥ -2.0 up to -1.5

1

≥ -2.5 up to -2.0

1

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Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 22-Apr-2014

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
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939

CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP.

4.90 Banks China $300,986 431,320 0.70 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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1398

INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL BANK OF CH

4.44 Banks China $272,671 440,400 0.62 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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ITUB4

ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA PREF

4.02 Banks Brazil $247,171 15,500 15.95 XBSP USD BRL 2.25
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HDB

HDFC BANK LTD. ADS

3.69 Banks India $226,786 5,691 39.85 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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3988

BANK OF CHINA LTD.

3.29 Banks China $201,892 455,000 0.44 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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BBDC4

BANCO BRADESCO S/A

3.26 Banks Brazil $200,365 13,500 14.84 XBSP USD BRL 2.25
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SBER

SBERBANK RUSSIA SPONSORED ADR REPR

2.49 Banks Russian Federation $152,740 17,470 8.74 London Stock Exchange USD USD 1.00
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2628

CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO. LTD. (CHI

1.98 Insurance China $121,894 45,000 2.71 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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IBN

ICICI BANK LTD. ADS

1.94 Banks India $119,082 2,720 43.78 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00
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055550

SHINHAN FINANCIAL GROUP CO. LTD.

1.86 Banks Korea (South) $114,524 2,550 44.91 Korea Exchange (Stock Market) USD KRW 1,037.60

as of 22-Apr-2014

Ticker Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 22-Apr-2014
  China 25.24%
  Brazil 13.47%
  Korea (South) 8.12%
  South Africa 7.81%
  Taiwan 7.36%
  India 5.63%
  Malaysia 4.21%
  Poland 3.9%
  Indonesia 3.74%
  Thailand 3.46%
  Mexico 3.29%
  Turkey 3.16%
  Russian Federation 2.49%
  Colombia 1.81%
  Philippines 1.52%
  Other 4.6%
Show all 16 countries
as of 22-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

Banks

70.07%

Insurance

12.83%

Diversified Financials

9.89%

Real Estate

6.88%

Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipmen

0.14%

S-T Securities

0.02%

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets $6,101,397
Inception Date Jan 20, 2010
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Financials Index

Shares Outstanding 250,000
Number of Holdings

as of 22-Apr-2014

179
CUSIP 464289172
Price  

as of 23-Apr-2014

24.45
20 Day Avg. Volume 442
Premium/Discount  

as of 23-Apr-2014

-0.02%
Options Available No

FEES as of 8/31/2013
Management Fee 0.67%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.67%
Net Expense Ratio 0.67%

FEES as of 12/31/2013
Management Fee   0.67%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.67%
Net Expense Ratio 0.67%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

13.87
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.75

Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.26
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 31-Mar-2014

23.34%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

2.40%
Distribution Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.04%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

2.39%

% Stock 99.80%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash 0.02%
% Other  

as of 22-Apr-2014

0.18%

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