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Korea Equity Fund, Inc  as of 05/26/2015

NYSE / KEF Asset Class:  Pacific Ex Japan Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  5.19%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 7.88% 10.46% -6.37% 4.68%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 34 84 67
NAV Return 7.76% 10.31% -5.20% 6.19%
Lipper Pct. Rank 60 34 84 67
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.023% -9.575% -10.040%

NAV $9.09 Market Price $8.06
Net Change -$0.11 Market Change -$0.10
Premium/Discount -11.33%
1 YR NAV Return -5.202%
1 YR NAV Rank 84
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 1.07%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.460
Ex-Div Date 11/28/2011
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.089
Ex-Div Date 12/18/2014
Dividend Frequency Annually
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 11/24/1993
Fund Advisor Nomura Asset Management USA Inc
Manager & Tenure Shigeto Kasahara since 2005
Phone 800-833-0018
Website www.nomura.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 4/30/2015 $90.0
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2014 --
Portfolio Turnover 19.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.847%
Expense Ratio 1.490%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in equity securities of Korean equities.
Top Holdings (as of 1/31/2015)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 13.73%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 11.23%
Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd ORD 7.32%
Coway Co Ltd ORD 4.97%
Korea Zinc Inc ORD 4.77%
NC Soft Corp ORD 4.77%
Dongbu Insurance Co Ltd ORD 4.42%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 4.10%
Samsung Life Insurance Co Ltd ORD 3.22%
Youngone Corp ORD 3.13%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2015)
Consumer Goods 38.57%
Financials 16.95%
Technology 11.23%
Basic Materials 9.43%
Consumer Services 6.17%
Industrials 3.11%
Telecommunications 2.48%
Health Care 1.85%
Non Classified Equity 1.38%

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