Aberdeen Emerging Markets Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
---
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
2 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 202 Diversified Emerging Mkts Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

See all Aberdeen funds

See full Diversified Emerging Mkts rankings

See more fund rankings

Performance

The fund has returned -12.21 percent over the past year, 0.94 percent over the past three years, and 19.94 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -4.6%
1 Year -12.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 0.9%
5 Years (Annualized) 19.9%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

See more GEMRX performance

Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in common stocks, but may also invest in other types of equity securities, including, but not limited to, preferred stock and depositary receipts. It invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of emerging market companies. The fund may invest in securities denominated in major currencies, including U.S. dollars, and currencies of emerging market countries in which it is permitted to invest. It may invest in securities of any market capitalization, including small and mid-cap securities.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.74 percent.

See more GEMRX fees

Risk

Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

See more GEMRX risk

Fund Opinions

The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 5 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 4 for one year and 3 for five years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 4 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.

Value Line 2014-03-12