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Korea Equity Fund, Inc  as of 12/18/2014

NYSE / KEF Asset Class:  Pacific Ex Japan Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  2.06%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 8.54% 8.00% -6.26% -9.13%
Lipper Pct. Rank 34 34 60 84
NAV Return 8.33% 6.24% -6.72% -8.58%
Lipper Pct. Rank 50 34 67 67
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-8.880% -9.700% -9.980%

NAV $8.42 Market Price $7.56
Net Change -$0.10 Market Change -$0.13
Premium/Discount -10.21%
1 YR NAV Return -6.725%
1 YR NAV Rank 67
12-Mo Yield as of 11/30/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 16.03%
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 11/30/2014 $84.2
% 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 7/31/2014)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 12.75%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 10.11%
Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd ORD 9.79%
Korea Zinc Inc ORD 4.80%
Coway Co Ltd ORD 4.75%
Dongbu Insurance Co Ltd ORD 4.60%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 4.40%
NCsoft Corp ORD 4.30%
Hyundai Motor Co PFD 3.23%
Hyundai Green Food Co Ltd ORD 2.78%
Top Sectors (as of 7/31/2014)
Consumer Goods 45.29%
Financials 17.51%
Technology 10.11%
Basic Materials 6.37%
Consumer Services 5.52%
Industrials 4.56%
Health Care 1.81%

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