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Korea Fund, Inc  as of 08/23/2019

NYSE / KF Asset Class:  Emerging Markets Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -5.82%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 3.47% -3.26% -17.71% -10.58%
Lipper Pct. Rank 74 82 82 94
NAV Return 3.29% -3.52% -18.03% -11.64%
Lipper Pct. Rank 74 83 77 89
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-10.111% -10.758% -12.340%

NAV $28.61 Market Price $25.03
Net Change -$0.40 Market Change -$0.25
Premium/Discount -12.51%
1 YR NAV Return -18.032%
1 YR NAV Rank 77
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.43%
Distribution Yield (Market) 19.11%
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 --
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 6/30/2019 $168.1
% Leveraged Assets as of 6/30/2018 --
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 6/30/2019)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 24.13%
LG Chem Ltd ORD 4.13%
KB Financial Group Inc ORD 3.36%
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd ORD 3.29%
Kangwon Land Inc ORD 3.23%
Hyundai Motor Co ORD 3.21%
Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co Ltd ORD 3.19%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 2.81%
Korea Electric Power Corp ORD 2.79%
Fila Korea Ltd ORD 2.77%
Top Sectors (as of 6/30/2019)
Technology 33.54%
Industrials 16.27%
Financials 12.11%
Consumer Services 10.75%
Consumer Goods 9.94%
Basic Materials 8.85%
Utilities 2.79%
Health Care 2.13%
Oil & Gas 1.84%

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