Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund:JEQ

    Overview

    As of 4/18/2019

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$7.06$8.19-13.80%
    52 Wk Avg$7.83$9.00-12.93%
    52 Wk High$9.19$10.32-9.98%
    52 Wk Low$6.42$7.49-16.43%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate6.80%
    Distribution Amount 
    Distribution FrequencyAnnual
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks to outperform over the long term, on a total return basis (including appreciation and dividends), the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX), a composite market-capitalization weighted index of all common stocks listed on the First Section of

    Capital Structure

    As of 4/18/2019

    Total Net Assets:$109.656M
    Total Common Assets:$109.656M
    Common Shares Outstanding:13,389,072
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2018

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.30%
    Other Expenses:0.50%
    Baseline Expense: 0.80%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 0.80%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Aberdeen Asset Management

    Portfolio Managers
    Adrian Lim (14 Mar 2014) / Hugh Young (14 Mar 2014)

    Basics
    Category: Non-US/Other-Asia Equity
    Ticker: JEQ
    NAV Ticker: XJEQX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 15,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.115M
    Inception Date: 7/24/1992
    Inception Share Price: $10.00
    Inception NAV: $9.40
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: October 31
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    Distributions

    As of 4/18/2019

    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 10/31/2018
    $0.0042
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 4/18/2019
    5.86%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 4/18/2019
    -14.09%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 10/31/2018
    $1.1658
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 4/18/2019
    0.00%

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 4/18/2019

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-13.75%
    1 Year-12.93%
    3 Year-12.32%
    5 Year-12.00%
    Z-Score

    As of 4/19/2019

    PeriodZStat
    3 Month-0.60
    6 Month-0.20
    1 Year-0.70
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 4/18/2019
    Category: Asia Equity

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD8.78%9.05%16.62%12.52%
    2018-20.74%-19.51%-13.70%-14.88%
    201728.99%25.65%42.00%36.65%
    2016-0.26%3.36%0.98%0.92%
    201518.29%11.73%0.81%1.16%
    2014-2.20%3.77%12.32%12.27%
    201328.18%24.44%2.56%4.12%
    201212.71%11.23%23.28%19.40%
    2011-17.46%-16.09%-24.48%-21.32%
    201017.89%14.56%21.14%19.56%
    20096.42%4.63%60.97%62.87%
    2008-32.36%-27.10%-50.55%-53.66%
    2007-12.74%-9.50%35.97%53.30%
    2006-5.84%4.12%  
    200538.52%28.00%  
    2004-1.05%8.99%  
    200359.35%34.45%  
    2002-5.40%-10.81%  
    2001-22.45%-28.79%  
    2000-38.39%-35.15%  
    199937.25%75.12%  
    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 4/18/2019
    Category: Asia Equity

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 3/31/2019
    50
    Asset Allocation

    As of 10/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 7/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Consumer Staples 20.10%
    Industrials 19.60%
    Consumer Discretionary 12.30%
    Information Technology 10.00%
    Health Care 9.80%
    Materials 9.40%
    Financials 8.40%
    Real Estate 5.60%
    Telecommunications 3.80%
    Cash 1.10%
    Top Holdings

    As of 3/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Keyence Corp.$6.25M5.79%
    Sysmex Corporation$4.09M3.78%
    Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.$3.91M3.62%
    Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd$3.88M3.59%
    Yamaha Corp.$3.78M3.49%
    Daikin Industries, Ltd.$3.74M3.46%
    Asahi Intecc KK$3.59M3.32%
    Osaka Securities Exchange Co$3.24M3.00%
    Shionogi & Co., Ltd.$3.20M2.96%
    Shiseido Company, Ltd.$2.95M2.73%
    KDDI Corp.$2.93M2.71%
    Country Allocation

    As of 10/31/2017 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    Japan 99.35%

    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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