• Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund

Matthews Asia Funds

  • International
  • Small-Cap
  • Core

Matthews Asia Small Companies Fund

MSMLX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation in the long term by investing in small-size companies outside the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

Next, the research team focuses on companies located in Asia ex Japan, which consists of all countries and markets in Asia excluding Japan but including all other developed, emerging and frontier countries and markets in the Asian region.

In addition, the team prefers companies that demonstrate characteristics such More

Price

Last Close

$24.28 ( -0.66 )

52 Week HL

$33.85 - $23.56

Net Assets

$86.3 M

Expense Ratio

1.41 %

Sector Allocation

Apr 30, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Apr 30, 2021

Company Name

  • Shriram City
  • Silergy Corp
  • Ginlong Technologies
  • Phoenix Mills,
  • Hugel, Inc

Holding

  • 5.2
  • 4.8
  • 3.7
  • 3.2
  • 3.2

Company Name

  • Sitc International
  • Airtac International
  • Innovent Biologics
  • Peijia Medical,
  • Lemon Tree
  • Total

Holding

  • 3.1
  • 2.7
  • 2.5
  • 2.4
  • 2.3
  • 33.1%

Manager

Name

Vivek Tanneeru

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-15.3 %

3 Year

53.11%

5 Year

33.32%

Best

100.38%
2009

Worst

-20.17%
2011

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -10.4% 0.4% -19.8% 9.5% 1.9% 10.5% -1.2% 2.3% 4.3% 5.2% -
Q2 -9.5% 18.1% 37.3% 2.4% -2.2% 3.7% 0.5% 3.6% 6.9% -1.8% -
Q3 - 2.2% 6.2% -0.4% -8.7% 6% 8.3% -17.5% 1.9% -1.7% -
Q4 - -7.8% 22.5% 3.6% -8.9% 7.3% -8.4% 3.6% -1.9% 4.5% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -5% -2.9% -2.9% -5.2% -0.2% - - - - - - -
2021 3.6% 1.1% -4.2% 6.7% 3.3% 7.2% 3.2% -1.5% 0.6% 4.3% -2.3% -7.2%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
MSMLX -15%15%43%17%-18%30%-1%-9%11%7%24%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -15%-14%28%-12%-12%12%-10%-9%-2%-22%24%

MSMLX S&P 500

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