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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.
1.73 16.97 6.95 8.28 6.53
Market Price (%)   1.58 17.48 6.84 8.26 6.52
Benchmark (%)   1.94 17.17 7.03 8.43 6.81
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   1.25 16.72 6.80 8.18 6.19
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   1.46 13.68 5.78 7.19 5.58
as of
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-10.07 -4.25 -11.29 -9.70 1.73 60.04 39.90 121.53 223.22
Market Price (%)   -11.05 -4.19 -11.45 -9.92 1.58 62.15 39.19 121.09 222.70
Benchmark (%)   -10.01 -4.20 -11.17 -9.70 1.94 60.86 40.46 124.62 239.70
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   -10.50 -4.25 -11.29 -10.12 1.25 59.03 38.96 119.44 204.81
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   -5.28 -2.40 -6.39 -5.06 1.46 46.89 32.41 100.16 174.09
as of
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   25.11 8.48 -18.10 30.72 31.18
Market Price (%)   20.74 8.26 -17.68 32.46 30.82
Benchmark (%)   25.15 8.44 -18.08 30.90 31.37

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 $0.631212 - - - -
Dec 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 27, 2013 Jul 5, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 $0.434901 $0.434901 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 18, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 Dec 20, 2012 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2012 Jun 28, 2012 Jun 25, 2012 $0.581480 $0.581480 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 22, 2011 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2011 Jun 28, 2011 Jun 24, 2011 $0.674439 $0.674439 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 23, 2010 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2010 Jun 29, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 $0.285174 $0.285174 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Dec 24, 2009 $0.013859 $0.013859 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2009 Jun 29, 2009 Jun 25, 2009 $0.543719 $0.543719 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 23, 2008 Dec 31, 2008 Dec 26, 2008 $0.073218 $0.073218 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 25, 2008 Jun 30, 2008 Jun 27, 2008 $1.149355 $1.149355 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 24, 2007 Jan 4, 2008 Dec 27, 2007 $0.517954 $0.517954 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2006 Dec 29, 2006 Dec 22, 2006 $0.508185 $0.508185 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 23, 2005 Dec 30, 2005 Dec 28, 2005 $0.115831 $0.115831 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 23, 2004 Dec 30, 2004 Dec 28, 2004 $0.194300 $0.194256 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2003 Jan 2, 2004 Dec 24, 2003 $0.200500 $0.200456 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 23, 2002 Jan 2, 2003 Dec 26, 2002 $0.121600 $0.121554 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Aug 24, 2001 Aug 31, 2001 Aug 28, 2001 $0.189000 $0.187300 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.001700
Aug 24, 2000 Aug 31, 2000 Aug 28, 2000 $2.531600 $0.163100 $1.031800 $1.293400 $0.043300
Aug 25, 1999 Aug 31, 1999 Aug 27, 1999 $0.468500 $0.106600 $0.000000 $0.354200 $0.007700
Dec 22, 1998 Dec 30, 1998 Dec 24, 1998 $0.039900 $0.000000 $0.000300 $0.039600 $0.000000
Aug 25, 1998 Aug 31, 1998 Aug 27, 1998 $0.272500 $0.177500 $0.012300 $0.002100 $0.080600
Aug 25, 1997 Aug 29, 1997 Aug 27, 1997 $0.131400 $0.040500 $0.066200 $0.000000 $0.024700
Aug 26, 1996 Aug 30, 1996 Aug 28, 1996 $0.119000 $0.037600 $0.007800 $0.000000 $0.073600

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

0.97%
Greatest Discount  

Aug 5, 2014

-0.97%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 57
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 89.06%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   31
NAV   0
Discount   33

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

4

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

27

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

30

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

3

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Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 30-Oct-2014

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

BAYER AG

10.45 - Germany $496,109,098 3,574,959 138.77 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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SIE

SIEMENS AG

7.96 Industrials Germany $377,954,040 3,427,800 110.26 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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BAS

BASF SE

7.24 Materials Germany $343,615,323 3,970,338 86.55 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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DAI

DAIMLER AG

6.71 Consumer Discretionary Germany $318,420,006 4,162,413 76.50 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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ALV

ALLIANZ SE

6.52 Financials Germany $309,340,219 1,973,349 156.76 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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SAP

SAP

5.58 Information Technology Germany $264,712,643 3,982,749 66.46 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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DTE

DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG

4.18 Telecommunication Services Germany $198,480,865 13,469,481 14.74 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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DBK

DEUTSCHE BANK AG

3.85 Financials Germany $182,874,339 5,962,599 30.67 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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LIN

LINDE AG

3.22 Materials Germany $152,857,722 802,578 190.46 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
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BMW

BAYERISCHE MOTORENWERKE AG BMW

3.16 Consumer Discretionary Germany $150,005,627 1,431,402 104.80 Xetra USD EUR 0.79 -
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Oct-2014
  Germany 98.45%
  Other 0.85%
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 30-Oct-2014

% of Market Value

Consumer Discretionary

20.39%

Financials

16.96%

Industrials

13.41%

Materials

13.40%

Other/Undefined

11.16%

Information Technology

6.96%

Health Care

4.93%

Utilities

4.62%

Telecommunication Services

4.43%

Consumer Staples

3.75%

Allocations are subject to change.
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KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 30-Oct-2014

$4,746,879,628
Inception Date Mar 12, 1996
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index MSCI Germany Index
Index Ticker NDDUGR

Shares Outstanding 177,300,000
Number of Holdings

as of 30-Oct-2014

55
CUSIP 464286806
Closing Price  

as of 30-Oct-2014

26.84
20 Day Avg. Volume   1,141,535
Premium/Discount  

as of 30-Oct-2014

0.25%
Options Available Yes

FEES

Expense Ratio  

0.51%

FEES as of 30-Sep-2014

Expense Ratio  

0.48%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 30-Sep-2014

19.17
P/B Ratio  

as of 30-Sep-2014

2.80

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Sep-2014

1.43
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 30-Sep-2014

19.69%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 30-Sep-2014

2.28%
Distribution Yield  

as of 30-Sep-2014

4.24%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 30-Sep-2014

2.31%

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