EP Asia Small Companies Fund Class A (EPASX)

13.31
Net Asset Value
+1.06%
1 Day
+10.36%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Pacific/asia ex-japan stk
Style or Category
4.5
Sales Expenses
2.24%
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long term capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets, which include borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of small capitalization companies located in the Asian countries of China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. The fund's sub-advisor defines small companies as those companies with market capitalizations, at the time of investment, of below $3 billion.

Performance

1 month-1.05% 3 years+8.84%
3 months+8.66% 5 years--
1 year-1.27% Since inception+9.21%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Pacific/asia ex-japan stk

 EPASXCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+16.10%
Expense ratio2.24%1.70%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.81
Net assets$36.0M$689.5M
Average market cap$1.4B$16.4B
Average P/E17.514.3
Portfolio turnover101%101%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyEuro Pacific Asset Management
Fund manager & tenureRussell Hoss / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,500.00

Holdings

International stock94.70%
U.S. stock5.33%
Fixed income0.02%
Cash0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Puregold Price Club Inc3.87%
-- Hermes Microvision Inc3.61%
-- SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd3.01%
-- Paradise Entertainment Ltd.2.98%
-- Alliance Global Group, Inc.2.88%
-- Thaicom Public Company Limited2.86%
-- NagaCorp Ltd.2.85%
-- Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food Tbk2.80%
-- Nexteer Automotive Group Ltd2.74%
-- Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk2.64%

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