MS China A Share:CAF


    As of 3/26/2015

    52 Wk Avg$25.54$27.87-8.00%
    52 Wk High$32.89$37.43-2.81%
    52 Wk Low$21.02$22.49-16.08%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate0.82%
    Distribution Amount$0.2605
    Distribution FrequencyAnnual
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks capital appreciation through investment in Chinese companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges

    Capital Structure

    As of 3/26/2015

    Total Net Assets:$813.334M
    Total Common Assets:$813.334M
    Common Shares Outstanding:21,881,465

    As of

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%):
    Effective Leverage (USD):
    Effective Leverage (%):
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.49%
    Other Expenses:0.30%
    Baseline Expense: 1.79%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 1.79%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc

    Category:Non-US/Other-Asia Equity
    NAV Ticker:XCAFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):215,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD):$5.802M
    Inception Date:9/28/2006
    Inception Share Price:$20.00
    Inception NAV:$19.06
    Tender Offer:No
    Fiscal Year End:December 31
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    As of 3/26/2015

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC
    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2014
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 3/26/2015
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 3/26/2015
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2014
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/26/2015

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 3/26/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-10.24%
    1 Year-8.00%
    3 Year-6.04%
    5 Year-4.89%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 3/26/2015
    Category: Asia Equity

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 3/26/2015
    Category: Asia Equity

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 12/31/2014
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2014
    Asset Allocation

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Financials 31.13%
    Consumer Discretionary 15.40%
    Healthcare 14.16%
    Consumer Staples 10.36%
    Energy 9.56%
    Industrials 9.52%
    Materials 5.58%
    Information Technology 5.33%
    Cash and Cash Equivalent 2.91%
    Net Other Asset -3.94%
    Top Holdings

    As of 12/31/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    China Resources Sanjiu Medical & Pharmac$73.98M9.74%
    China Pacific Insurance Group$69.29M9.13%
    Qingdao Haier Co., Ltd.$68.94M9.08%
    Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China$65.03M8.56%
    China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd.$54.16M7.13%
    Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.$52.63M6.93%
    China Life Insurance Co$36.13M4.76%
    China Vanke Co$31.52M4.15%
    China Petroleum & Chemical$29.62M3.90%
    Shanghai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd H Shares$26.71M3.52%
    Saic Motor Corporation Limited$25.90M3.41%
    Country Allocation

    As of 9/30/2014 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
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