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Korea Fund, Inc  as of 01/15/2019

NYSE / KF Asset Class:  Pacific Ex Japan Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -20.13%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 6.14% 1.88% -20.46% 3.64%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 67 67 34
NAV Return 6.98% 1.23% -20.77% 1.33%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 67 67 34
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-9.892% -10.653% -11.550%

NAV $32.81 Market Price $29.01
Net Change $0.60 Market Change $0.12
Premium/Discount -11.58%
1 YR NAV Return -20.770%
1 YR NAV Rank 67
12-Mo Yield as of 12/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.40%
Distribution Yield (Market) 15.71%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.608
Ex-Div Date 12/21/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $4.618
Ex-Div Date 12/21/2018
Dividend Frequency Annually
YTD Dividends $0.608
YTD Capital Gains $4.618
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 11/30/2018 $202.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 6/30/2017 --
Portfolio Turnover 69.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.749%
Expense Ratio 1.130%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investment in securities, primarily equity securities, of Korean companies.
Top Holdings (as of 10/31/2018)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 21.81%
LG Chem Ltd ORD 4.19%
KB Financial Group Inc ORD 3.79%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 3.79%
Fila Korea Ltd ORD 3.64%
Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co Ltd ORD 3.62%
Posco ORD 3.21%
Naver Corp ORD 2.84%
Hana Financial Group Inc ORD 2.76%
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd ORD 2.74%
Top Sectors (as of 10/31/2018)
Consumer Goods 28.50%
Financials 17.99%
Industrials 13.65%
Consumer Services 13.48%
Basic Materials 8.28%
Technology 6.76%
Health Care 3.04%
Oil & Gas 2.81%
Utilities 1.01%



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