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The Korea Fund (KF)

Non U.S. Equity Funds - Asian Equity Funds

Data as of Sept. 28, 2020
Market Price $29.49 (+ $0.74)
NAV (Sept. 28, 2020) $34.99 (+ $0.35)
Premium / Discount -15.72% (+1.28%)
Fund Info
Inception Aug. 29, 1984
Sponsor Allianz Global Investors
Website www.thekoreafund.com/
Phone 1-800-254-5197
Objective: Long-term capital appreciation through investment in Korean securities.
Related Indexes
International Equity Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 5,031,219
Total Assets (Reported: June 30, 2020) $157M
Estimated Total Assets $176M
Net Assets $176M
Market Cap $148M
Purchases Turnover 81.65%
Sales Turnover 104.85%
Total Leverage 0.00%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.22%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.22%
Rel Lev Cost %
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) -12.19%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -20.44%
Discount High(3 Yr) -7.80%
Discount Rel Range 37.35%
Comp Discount -0.81
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 1.71
Z-Stat (6mo) -0.45
Z-Stat (1Yr) -0.84
Z-Stat (3Yr) -1.72
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -1.13
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.76
Distribution Data
Market Yield 0.24%
Income Yield 0.24%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 0.20%
Distribution Frequency A
Current Distribution $0.071
Current Income $0.071
Ex-Date 12/20/19
Payable Date 1/3/20
Div Growth (3yr) %
Dividend Change % on
Expected Div 12/15/20
RoC (1yr) 0.00%
RoC (3yr) 0.00%
Tax Dividend Data 2019 2017 - 2019
Income 100% 39.1%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 100% 39.1%
LT Gains 0% 60.9%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (M) $141
Avg Volume 30 day 4,222
Avg Volume 90 day 4,771
Volume Trend -11.51%
Comp Volume Trend -11.92%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's International Equity Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): TWN 91.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 95.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 97.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 98.3%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 39.5%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 36.5%
Earnings / Share (6/30/20) $0.162
Earn Coverage 228.06%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (6/30/20) $-0.006
Rel UNII -8.03
UNII Trend Up
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's International Equity Index


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