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Matthews Japan Fund Investor Class (MJFOX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Japan stock
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
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 the common and preferred stocks of companies located in Japan. The adviser expects that the companies in which the fund invests typically will be of medium or large size, but it may invest in companies of any size.


1 month-1.35% 3 years+8.08%
3 months+5.55% 5 years+9.42%
1 year+0.37% Since inception+5.80%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Japan stock

Performance 5-yr return+9.42%+5.72%
Expense ratio1.03%1.35%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.770.48
Net assets$2.8B$550.7M
Average market cap$4.8B$11.5B
Average P/E22.612.9
Portfolio turnover24%24%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMatthews Asia Funds
Fund manager & tenureTaizo Ishida / 9 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00


International stock100.00%
U.S. stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 36.81%
Consumer goods 22.88%
Financial service 17.73%
Telecommunication 10.09%
Consumer service 3.77%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 3.13%
-- 2.75%
-- 2.61%
-- 2.60%
-- 2.48%
-- 2.39%
-- 2.35%
-- 2.32%
-- 2.31%
-- 2.31%

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