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Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund

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Graph of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) ManagerFund Manager - Lydia So

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.0 years
Fund Family: Matthews Asia Funds
Fund Category: Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.51)     (What does this score mean?)
So is a Portfolio Manager at Matthews. Prior to joining Matthews in 2004, she was a Portfolio Associate at RCM Capital Management. Lydia started her investment career at Kochis Fitz Wealth Management in 1999.  Get more insights on Lydia So

 

Graph of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) ProfileMatthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund normally invests at least 80% of total net assets, which include borrowings for investment purposes, in the common and preferred stocks of Small Companies located in Asia excluding Japan, which includes China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

 

Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund Strength What we like about Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund

Data for Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) management has been with Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund for 11.0 years
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 0.58% vs -0.40% Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk category median performance)
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 48.29% vs Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk average of 50.54%. It is good that Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.01, lower than category average of 14.52
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) Weakness What we are cautious about Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund

Data for Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -17.98% vs -15.36% Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk category median performance)
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -1.14% vs -0.21% Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk category median performance)
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) is less safe compared to its Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk peers
  • Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -1.08 is worse than category average of -1.01, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.02
See Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX)Compare with other top Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk category mutual funds

Aadditional top Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv-1.34-17.98-1.140.58
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth A (ASIAX)4.69-8.401.183.66Compare
Goldman Sachs Asia Equity Instl (GSAIX)-3.65-13.031.65-0.40Compare
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth Y (ASIYX)4.83-8.161.443.92Compare

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Compare Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX)Compare with Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk category ETFs

Some Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust AsiaPac ex-Jpn AlphaDEX ETF (FPA)000
PowerShares FTSE RAFI Asa Pac ex-Jpn ETF (PAF)000
SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF (GMF)000
Global X Southeast Asia ETF (ASEA)5.93%-13.02%-6.76%
iShares MSCI Pacific ex Japan (EPP)1.80%-11.15%-1.35%

 

Graph of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) Net Asset TrackingMatthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv fund (MSMLX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$545.78M
03/2016$560.31M
02/2016$541.81M
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Graph of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) Portfolio TrackingMatthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv fund (MSMLX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.06%99.94%0%0%
12/20150.06%98.43%0%1.51%
09/20150.06%99.94%0%0%
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graph of Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv (MSMLX) Fund

Discover what Matthews Asia Small Companies Inv Fund (MSMLX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd [3.22%]
Fairwood Holdings Ltd [2.77%]
PChome Online Inc [2.55%]
SUNNY OPTICAL [2.3%]
Kerry Logistics Network Ltd [2.06%]
ARA Asset Management Ltd [2%]
KAREX BHD [1.98%]
Raffles Medical Group Ltd [1.9%]

Dec 30, 2015
Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd [3.43%]
Fairwood Holdings Ltd [2.5%]
Kerry Logistics Network Ltd [2.49%]
PChome Online Inc [2.26%]
LEES PHARMACEUTICAL [2.23%]
KAREX BHD [2.17%]
CLEAR MEDIA LIMITED [1.95%]

Sep 29, 2015
PChome Online Inc [2.73%]
Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd [2.66%]
Kerry Logistics Network Ltd [2.5%]
Fairwood Holdings Ltd [2.29%]
LEES PHARMACEUTICAL [2.21%]
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