Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Inc:AEF

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    Overview

    As of 3/1/2021

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$8.81$10.09-12.69%
    52 Wk Avg$6.79$7.95-14.59%
    52 Wk High$9.15$10.48-11.55%
    52 Wk Low$4.42$5.41-18.10%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate3.65%
    Distribution Amount$0.0803
    Distribution FrequencyQuarterly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    Seeks total return, consisting of capital appreciation and income, by investing primarily in Chilean equity & debt securities. It is the policy of the Fund normally to invest at least 80% of total assets both in Chilean equity and debt securities, although under normal market conditions most investments will be in equity securities.

    Capital Structure

    As of 3/1/2021

    Total Investment Exposure:$552.985M
    Total Common Assets:$512.085M
    Common Shares Outstanding:50,751,778
    Leverage

    As of 3/1/2021

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $40.900M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $40.900M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $40.900M
    Effective Leverage (%): 7.40%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2020

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.86%
    Other Expenses:0.34%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.34%
    Total: 1.54%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Aberdeen

    Portfolio Managers
    Devan Kaloo

    Basics
    Category: Equity-Emerging Market Equity
    Ticker: AEF
    NAV Ticker:
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 69,022
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.458M
    Inception Date: 9/25/1989
    Inception Share Price: $15.00
    Inception NAV: $6.88
    Tender Offer: Yes
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    Distributions

    As of 3/1/2021

    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

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 6/30/2020
    $0.0739
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 3/1/2021
    3.18%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 3/1/2021
    31.46%
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/1/2021
    7.40%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 3/2/2021

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-14.51%
    1 Year-14.59%
    3 Year-12.26%
    5 Year-12.37%
    Z-Score

    As of 3/1/2021

    PeriodZStat
    3 Month1.35
    6 Month1.74
    1 Year1.87
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 2/28/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Emerging Market Equity

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD6.13%4.89%2.11%1.15%
    202011.97%12.89%2.35%5.14%
    201922.81%19.94%22.09%17.32%
    2018-16.14%-12.63%-7.13%-9.79%
    201753.73%39.74%30.90%25.77%
    201614.48%18.58%9.58%10.08%
    2015-16.83%-14.35%-19.15%-17.72%
    2014-21.32%-11.08%-12.67%-10.86%
    2013-21.97%-22.34%-2.93%-4.67%
    201210.83%15.08%28.26%25.79%
    2011-23.35%-22.18%-21.20%-18.67%
    201048.83%37.45%29.78%25.36%
    200994.68%81.43%78.32%74.42%
    2008-51.32%-36.64%  
    200745.97%22.68%  
    20062.36%30.68%  
    200560.36%18.01%  
    200416.35%24.64%  
    2003101.35%78.29%  
    2002-12.92%-14.60%  
    200111.89%-5.12%  
    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 2/28/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Emerging Market Equity

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 1/31/2021
    74
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2020
    13.26%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 1/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 1/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Sensitive (Super Sector)51.71%
    Cyclical (Super Sector)39.25%
    Technology27.47%
    Financial Services19.07%
    Communication Services17.16%
    Consumer Cyclical8.16%
    Defensive (Super Sector)7.73%
    Basic Materials6.45%
    Real Estate5.57%
    Consumer Defensive4.21%
    Top Holdings

    As of 1/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred$48.04M9.07%
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd$45.61M8.61%
    Tencent Holdings Ltd$40.62M7.67%
    China Merchants Bank Co Ltd Class H$15.07M2.85%
    LG Chem Ltd Participating Preferred$14.61M2.76%
    Naspers Ltd Class N$12.98M2.45%
    China Resources Land Ltd$12.59M2.38%
    Vale SA ADR$12.00M2.27%
    PJSC Lukoil ADR$11.99M2.26%
    Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H$11.71M2.21%
    Country Allocation

    As of 1/31/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    China - Equity27.55%
    Taiwan - Equity12.51%
    South Korea - Equity11.83%
    India - Equity10.69%
    Brazil - Equity7.67%
    Russia - Equity5.30%
    Hong Kong - Equity5.28%
    South Africa - Equity3.37%
    Others - Equity3.20%
    Thailand - Equity2.98%
    Mexico - Equity2.43%
    United Kingdom - Equity2.22%
    Indonesia - Equity2.22%
    Turkey - Equity0.94%
    Chile - Equity0.49%

    Closed-end fund historical distribution sources have included net investment income, realized gains, and return of capital. For more detailed information on the distributions of a specific fund, please visit the sponsor's website.

    NOTES:

    Distribution type sourced from Morningstar. For specific information about a fund's distribution sources, visit the fund sponsor's website.

    The following information applies to closed-end funds in general: Fund shares are not guaranteed or endorsed by any bank or other insured depository institution, and are not federally insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Shares of closed-end funds are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested. There can be no assurance that fund objectives will be achieved. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value. NAV returns are net of fund expenses, and assume reinvestment of distributions.

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