Brown Advisory Emerging Markets Small-Cap (BIANX) Fund Profile

Emerging Markets Small-Cap Fact Sheet

Objective
The Brown Advisory Emerging Markets Small-Cap Fund seeks to achieve total return by investing principally in equity securities issued by small-capitalization companies established or operating in emerging markets.

Strategy
The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of the value of its net assets in equity securities issued by small capitalization companies that are established or operating in emerging market countries.

Profile
The Fund considers a company to be established or operating in emerging market countries if: (i) it is organized under the laws of or maintains its principal office in an emerging market country: (ii) its securities are principally traded on trading markets in emerging markets countries: (iii) it derives at least 50% of its total revenue or profits from either goods or services produced or sales made in emerging markets countries, or (iv) it has at least 50% of its assets in emerging market countries.

 

Performance

  Annualized
(As of December 31, 2016) 3-month 1-year 3-year Since Inception
Emerging Markets Small-Cap Fund (Inv.) -15.95% -15.95% N/A -7.30%
MSCI Emerging Markets Small-Cap Index -6.23% 2.28% N/A -3.78%
MSCI Emerging Markets Asia Small-Cap Index -7.43% -2.29% N/A -2.37%

 

Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Click here for the monthly and quarterly performance information.

Performance data does not reflect the 1.00% fee on shares redeemed or exchanged within 14 days of purchase, and if it had, returns would be lower.

Top 10 Holdings

(As of December 31, 2016)
1. Korea Kolmar Co Ltd  3.9%
2. UPL Ltd 3.6%
3. Autohome Inc 3.5%
4. St Shine Optical Co Ltd 3.2%
5. Hyundai Department Store Co Ltd 3.1%
6. Hanon Systems 3.0%
7. Aurobindo Pharma Ltd 2.9%
8. SINA Corp/China 2.8%
9. Shriram Transport Finance Co Ltd 2.6%
10. MGM China Holdings Ltd 2.5%

 

Characteristics

(As of December 31, 2016)
Weighted Avg. Market Capitalization ($B)   3.5
Earnings Growth 2 Yr. Fwd. Est.   10.1%
P/E Ratio (FY 1 Est.)   13.6x
Price/Book Ratio (FY 1 Est.)   3.6x
Price/Cash Flow Ratio (TTM)   8.9x

 

*The minimum investment requirements are waived for qualified retirement plans under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC"), and plans operating consistent with 403(a), 403(b), 408, 408(A), 457, 501(c) and 223(d) of the IRC.

Diversification does not assume a profit nor protect against loss in a declining market.

Earnings growth is not a measure of the Fund's future performance.

Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security.

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