Commonwealth Africa Fund (CAFRX)

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Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation and current income. Under normal market conditions- the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of- and depositary receipts (including American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs")- Global Depositary Receipts ("GDRs")- and European Depositary Receipts ("EDRs")) represented by- African issuers that are tied economically to Africa. It may also enter into derivative transactions.


1 month-9.15% 3 years-0.06%
3 months-16.62% 5 years+1.12%
1 year+5.06% Since inception+0.38%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Miscellaneous region

Performance 5-yr return+1.12%+3.00%
Expense ratio3.44%1.75%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.14--
Net assets$3.3M$277.4M
Average market cap$3.4B$2.8B
Average P/E16.112.7
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyCommonwealth Intl Series Tr
Fund manager & tenureRobert Scharar / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$200.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock92.63%
Fixed income6.85%
U.S. stock0.02%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
AFK VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF7.21%
-- 6.40%
-- 5.62%
-- 5.18%
-- 4.72%
-- 3.97%
NGE Global X MSCI Nigeria ETF3.62%
-- 3.46%
SSL Sasol Ltd3.15%
SRGHY Shoprite Holdings Ltd2.95%