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MS China A Shr Fd (CAF)

Non U.S. Equity Funds - Asian Equity Funds

Data as of April 28, 2017
Market Price $19.56 (+ $0.07)
NAV (April 28, 2017) $23.08 (- $0.12)
Premium / Discount -15.25% (+0.74%)
Fund Info
Inception Oct. 6, 2006
Sponsor Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Website www.morganstanley.com/...
Phone 1 (800) 231-2608
Objective: Capital growth; A- shares of Chinese companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges
Related Indexes
12 Major CEF Sectors Index
International Equity Index
Global Equity Index
60/40 Balanced (w/ BDCs) Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 21,881,465
Gross Assets $456M
Net Assets $505M
Market Cap $428M
Purchases Turnover 68.81%
Sales Turnover 68.57%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.82%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.82%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -15.55%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -32.54%
Discount High(3 Yr) -2.81%
Discount Rel Range 58.16%
Comp Discount -5.86
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.28
Z-Stat (6mo) 1.82
Z-Stat (1Yr) 1.29
Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.05
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -0.13
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.28
Distribution Data
Market Yield 4.07%
Income Yield 0.39%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 3.45%
Distribution Frequency A
Current Distribution $0.797
Current Income $0.077
Ex-Date 9/28/16
Payable Date 11/30/16
Div Growth (3yr) %
Dividend Change % on
Expected Div 9/11/17
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $1,808
Avg Volume 30 day 96,786
Avg Volume 90 day 92,450
Volume Trend 4.69%
Comp Volume Trend 11.61%
Correlation & Volatility
Correlation (30 d) 55.8%
Correlation (90 d) 96.2%
Correlation (1 Yr) 93.8%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 17.6%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 12.1%
Earnings / Share (12/31/16) $0.097
Earn Coverage 12.16%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (12/31/16) $0.033
Rel UNII 42.75
UNII Trend Down
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)


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