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Korea Equity Fund, Inc  as of 08/29/2014

NYSE / KEF Asset Class:  Pacific Ex Japan Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  19.16%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 12.28% 14.33% 27.10% 7.81%
Lipper Pct. Rank 37 25 17 59
NAV Return 11.30% 12.17% 25.62% 8.03%
Lipper Pct. Rank 40 28 19 46
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-8.895% -9.940% -10.270%

NAV $9.95 Market Price $8.97
Net Change -$0.01 Market Change $0.01
Premium/Discount -9.85%
1 YR NAV Return 25.622%
1 YR NAV Rank 19
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 14.16%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.460
Ex-Div Date 11/28/2011
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $1.252
Ex-Div Date 12/26/2013
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 7/31/2014 $95.6
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2013 --
Portfolio Turnover 64.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.842%
Expense Ratio 1.570%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in equity securities of Korean equities.
Top Holdings (as of 4/30/2014)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 13.30%
Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd ORD 9.75%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 9.54%
NCsoft Corp ORD 6.23%
Coway Co Ltd ORD 4.74%
Dongbu Insurance Co Ltd ORD 4.66%
Korea Zinc Inc ORD 4.11%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 4.04%
Hyundai Motor Co PFD 3.54%
Hyundai Green Food Co Ltd ORD 3.35%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2014)
Consumer Goods 48.61%
Financials 17.20%
Technology 10.00%
Consumer Services 8.07%
Basic Materials 7.08%
Industrials 5.39%
Health Care 2.62%

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