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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.
4.67 - - - 2.57
Market Price (%)   4.82 - - - 2.58
Benchmark (%)   4.87 7.49 4.70 - 2.62
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   4.13 - - - 2.20
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   2.91 - - - 1.95
as of
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
2.73 -7.13 -3.30 2.92 4.67 - - - 5.09
Market Price (%)   1.41 -7.19 -3.10 2.94 4.82 - - - 5.10
Benchmark (%)   3.05 -7.02 -3.22 2.99 4.87 24.20 25.84 - 5.19
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   2.45 -7.13 -3.30 2.64 4.13 - - - 4.34
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   1.65 -4.03 -1.87 1.76 2.91 - - - 3.84
as of
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   - - - - -2.16
Market Price (%)   - - - - -2.86
Benchmark (%)   - - - 18.68 -2.20

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.

Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Dec 17, 2014 Dec 24, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 $0.639173 - - - -
Jun 25, 2014 Jul 2, 2014 Jun 27, 2014 $0.444105 - - - -
Dec 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 $0.461436 $0.461436 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 27, 2013 Jul 5, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 $0.416274 $0.416274 $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  

Sep 16, 2014

1.25%
Greatest Discount  

Jul 17, 2014

-1.07%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 46
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 71.88%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   46
NAV   1
Discount   17

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 1.0 up to 1.5

2

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

14

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

31

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

14

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

2

≥ -1.5 up to -1.0

1

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Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 18-Dec-2014

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Notional Value
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005930

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS LTD

2.97 Information Technology Korea (South) $169,793,969 147,765 1,149.08 Korea Exchange (Stock Market) USD KRW 1,101.75 -
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2330

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING

2.39 Information Technology Taiwan $136,443,705 32,595,000 4.19 Taiwan Stock Exchange USD TWD 31.41 -
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700

TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD

1.74 Information Technology China $99,799,154 6,917,000 14.43 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76 -
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941

CHINA MOBILE LTD.

1.67 Telecommunication Services China $95,649,442 8,302,500 11.52 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76 -
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939

CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP H

1.32 Financials China $75,275,519 96,339,000 0.78 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76 -
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1398

INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL BANK OF CH

1.19 Financials China $67,935,470 98,668,000 0.69 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76 -
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NPN

NASPERS LIMITED N LTD

1.17 Consumer Discretionary South Africa $66,749,837 527,902 126.44 Johannesburg Stock Exchange USD ZAR 11.52 -
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3988

BANK OF CHINA LTD.

0.99 Financials China $56,731,831 106,279,000 0.53 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.76 -
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AMXL

AMERICA MOVIL L

0.86 Telecommunication Services Mexico $49,060,560 44,853,100 1.09 Bolsa Mexicana De Valores (Mexican Stock Exchange) USD MXN 14.55 -
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ITUB4

ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA PREF

0.83 Financials Brazil $47,284,918 3,668,548 12.89 XBSP USD BRL 2.66 -
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Notional Value
Exchange-traded index futures may be used to offset cash and receivables for the purpose of tracking the benchmark index.
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 18-Dec-2014
  China 20.17%
  Korea (South) 15.02%
  Taiwan 13.15%
  Brazil 8.23%
  South Africa 7.91%
  India 7.42%
  Mexico 4.45%
  Malaysia 3.66%
  Russian Federation 2.94%
  Indonesia 2.83%
  Thailand 2.65%
  Turkey 1.8%
  Poland 1.6%
  Chile 1.4%
  Philippines 1.32%
  Hong Kong 1.03%
  Other 4.29%
Show all 17 countries
as of 18-Dec-2014

% of Market Value

Financials

27.83%

Information Technology

17.63%

Consumer Discretionary

10.30%

Materials

7.97%

Consumer Staples

7.97%

Industrials

7.71%

Energy

7.13%

Telecommunication Services

6.75%

Utilities

3.48%

Health Care

2.61%

Basic Materials

0.00%

Allocations are subject to change.
Emerging Markets insights

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 19-Dec-2014

$5,775,807,109
Inception Date Oct 18, 2012
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index
Index Ticker MIMUEMRN

Shares Outstanding 124,600,000
Number of Holdings

as of 18-Dec-2014

1,788
CUSIP 46434G103
Closing Price  

as of 19-Dec-2014

46.56
20 Day Avg. Volume   568,871
Premium/Discount  

as of 19-Dec-2014

0.51%
Options Available Yes

FEES as of 31-Aug-2013

Expense Ratio  

0.20%

Fee Waiver  

0.02%

Expense Ratio (including waivers)

0.18%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 08-Dec-2014

12.66
P/B Ratio  

as of 08-Dec-2014

1.58

Equity Beta  

as of 28-Nov-2014

1.04
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 30-Nov-2014

1.81%
Distribution Yield  

as of 30-Nov-2014

1.82%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 30-Nov-2014

2.42%

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