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Korea Equity Fund, Inc  as of 08/31/2015

NYSE / KEF Asset Class:  Pacific Ex Japan Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -17.12%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 5.87% 4.97% -18.68% -6.36%
Lipper Pct. Rank 50 34 34 34
NAV Return 5.89% 5.38% -15.60% -2.92%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 34 34 17
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.147% -9.597% -10.590%

NAV $8.31 Market Price $7.21
Net Change -$0.03 Market Change $0.00
Premium/Discount -13.24%
1 YR NAV Return -15.601%
1 YR NAV Rank 34
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 1.15%
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 7/31/2015 $85.1
% 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 4/30/2015)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 13.20%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 9.60%
Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd ORD 5.85%
Korea Zinc Inc ORD 4.94%
Coway Co Ltd ORD 4.76%
Dongbu Insurance Co Ltd ORD 4.72%
Youngone Corp ORD 4.08%
NC Soft Corp ORD 4.03%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 3.75%
Samsung Life Insurance Co Ltd ORD 2.79%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2015)
Consumer Goods 41.17%
Financials 16.76%
Technology 11.46%
Basic Materials 8.50%
Consumer Services 5.99%
Industrials 5.94%
Health Care 2.70%
Non Classified Equity 2.37%
Telecommunications 2.08%

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