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Korea Equity Fund, Inc  as of 07/23/2014

NYSE / KEF Asset Class:  Pacific Ex Japan Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  11.32%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 13.28% 15.28% 26.02% 6.37%
Lipper Pct. Rank 37 25 9 42
NAV Return 12.28% 13.58% 22.81% 5.97%
Lipper Pct. Rank 40 30 10 64
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.101% -10.351% -10.350%

NAV $9.76 Market Price $8.85
Net Change -$0.06 Market Change $0.00
Premium/Discount -9.32%
1 YR NAV Return 22.815%
1 YR NAV Rank 10
12-Mo Yield as of 6/30/2014 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 6/30/2014 $95.7
% 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 1/31/2014)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 12.85%
Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd ORD 10.40%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 9.13%
NCsoft Corp ORD 5.72%
Dongbu Insurance Co Ltd ORD 4.47%
Korea Zinc Inc ORD 4.26%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 4.15%
Coway Co Ltd ORD 4.09%
Hyundai Green Food Co Ltd ORD 3.53%
Hyundai Motor Co PFD 3.35%
Top Sectors (as of 1/31/2014)
Consumer Goods 48.21%
Financials 17.80%
Technology 9.13%
Consumer Services 6.50%
Basic Materials 5.91%
Industrials 3.79%
Health Care 2.06%

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