Ashmore Emerging Markets Small Cap Equity Fund Class A (ESSAX)

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Diversified emerging mkts
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Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing principally in equity securities and equity-related investments of Small-Capitalization Emerging Market Issuers, which may be denominated in any currency, including the local currency of the issuer. It currently defines a Small-Capitalization issuer as an issuer with a market capitalization of $2.0 billion or less at the time of initial investment and $3.0 billion or less at the time of a subsequent investment in the same issuer.


1 month+0.10% 3 years--
3 months+5.73% 5 years--
1 year+11.84% Since inception+6.27%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Diversified emerging mkts

Performance 5-yr return--+9.11%
Expense ratio2.39%1.60%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.56
Net assets$42.1M$1.4B
Average market cap$997.7M$19.9B
Average P/E16.412.5
Portfolio turnover113%113%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAshmore
Fund manager & tenureFelicia Morrow / 2 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock85.91%
Fixed income10.80%
U.S. stock2.26%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
HOLI Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd3.61%
-- Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd2.29%
VNET 21Vianet Group Inc ADR2.26%
-- Intime Retail (Group) Co Ltd2.05%
-- Ju Teng International Holdings Ltd1.87%
-- Hyundai Department Store Co Ltd1.82%
-- Samchuly Bicycle Co., Ltd.1.78%
-- Iochpe-Maxion1.78%
GOL Gol Intelligent Airlines Inc ADR1.68%
-- Tainan Spinning Co Ltd1.65%

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