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Korea Fund, Inc  as of 10/19/2017

NYSE / KF Asset Class:  Pacific Ex Japan Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  23.01%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -2.68% 4.70% 24.23% 32.94%
Lipper Pct. Rank 80 60 80 80
NAV Return -3.37% 5.04% 21.30% 31.61%
Lipper Pct. Rank 80 60 60 20
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.395% -10.088% -10.900%

NAV $47.46 Market Price $42.38
Net Change -$0.42 Market Change -$0.21
Premium/Discount -10.70%
1 YR NAV Return 21.300%
1 YR NAV Rank 60
12-Mo Yield as of 9/30/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.40%
Distribution Yield (Market) 0.81%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.277
Ex-Div Date 12/22/2016
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.051
Ex-Div Date 12/22/2016
Dividend Frequency Annually
YTD Dividends --
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 8/22/1984
Fund Advisor Allianz Global Investors US LLC
Manager & Tenure Chan since 2007
Leung since 2014
Phone 800-331-1710
Website www.thekoreafund.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 9/30/2017 $260.3
% Leveraged Assets as of 6/30/2017 100.00%
Portfolio Turnover 67.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.748%
Expense Ratio 1.180%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investment in securities, primarily equity securities, of Korean companies.
Top Holdings (as of 4/30/2017)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 24.61%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 8.04%
Coway Co Ltd ORD 5.32%
E-Mart Inc ORD 4.84%
Hyundai Development Co Engineering & Construction ORD 4.12%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 3.57%
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co Ltd ORD 3.07%
KB Financial Group Inc ORD 3.06%
Hankook Tire Co Ltd ORD 2.94%
Posco ORD 2.90%
Top Sectors (as of 4/30/2017)
Consumer Goods 39.24%
Financials 16.08%
Industrials 11.92%
Technology 10.34%
Consumer Services 10.24%
Basic Materials 5.81%
Health Care 2.26%
Non Classified Equity 2.10%
Telecommunications 0.44%
Oil & Gas 0.43%


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