Numbers Game

Best- and worst-performing emerging-market funds

Ranked by one-year return

Aug 19, 2017 @ 6:00 am

By IN Research and Ellie Zhu

U.S. open-end diversified emerging-market funds
TOP 10
NameCurrent fund-level net assetsYTD return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet expense ratio
Ashmore Emerging Markets Value Instl (EMFIX)$10,064,105 31.19%41.24%3.52%6.70%1.17%
Baillie Gifford Emerging Markets 5 (BGEDX)$1,673,126,085 37.71%39.27%N/AN/A0.71%
Delaware Emerging Markets Instl (DEMIX)$3,471,029,667 30.86%35.65%3.86%11.17%1.49%
Templeton Instl Emerging Markets Ser Adv (TEEMX)$43,714,006 31.07%34.15%3.83%6.71%1.33%
Pioneer Emerging Markets A (PEMFX)$105,243,686 33.60%33.94%-1.08%3.29%1.95%
Macquarie Pooled Emerging Markets II (DPEGX)$38,654,202 31.89%32.45%1.43%8.51%1.20%
Pzena Emerging Markets Value Instl (PZIEX)$34,710,454 25.00%32.33%1.23%N/A1.25%
VALIC Company I Emerg Economies (VCGEX)$643,235,362 28.86%31.77%2.67%6.21%0.97%
PIMCO RAE Fundamental PLUS EMG Inst (PEFIX)$1,357,779,987 20.54%31.59%2.16%6.11%1.15%
Templeton Developing Markets A (TEDMX)$1,322,780,143 29.20%31.37%2.60%5.15%1.58%

BOTTOM 10
NameCurrent fund-level net assetsYTD return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet expense ratio
Wasatch Frontier Emerg Sm Countrs Inv (WAFMX)$185,011,937 10.37%1.53%-6.72%4.77%2.25%
Manning & Napier Emerging Markets S (MNEMX)$84,928,929 10.33%3.12%-4.63%2.76%1.15%
Victory Expedition Emerg Mkts Sm Cap I (VIEMX)$21,144,289 14.86%3.18%-2.62%N/A1.50%
Amana Developing World Investor (AMDWX)$25,296,634 16.08%4.78%-2.97%0.78%1.30%
Morgan Stanley Inst EMkts Sm Cap I (MSEMX)$20,172,571 21.22%8.88%N/AN/A1.61%
Driehaus Emerging Markets Small Cap Gr (DRESX)$212,802,351 20.83%9.24%-1.62%6.44%1.73%
AQR Emerging Defensive Style I (AZEIX)$57,059,806 19.22%9.30%-3.08%1.04%0.68%
Pear Tree PanAgora Risk Prty EMkts Instl (EMRPX)$53,724,119 15.89%9.78%-3.50%N/A1.03%
Harding Loevner Frontier Emerg Mkts Inst (HLFMX)$376,820,175 13.35%11.26%-5.10%6.09%1.79%
RBC Emerging Markets Small Cap Eq I (RESIX)$5,005,022 19.47%11.90%1.88%N/A1.60%
U.S. open-end diversified emerging-market average (all share classes)24.13%21.99%1.35%5.84%1.48%
U.S. open-end emerging-market bond funds (including local-currency funds)
TOP 10
NameCurrent fund-level net assetsYTD return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet expense ratio
Ashmore Emerging Mkts Corp Debt Instl (EMCIX)$263,881,616 9.43%17.31%5.06%5.84%1.17%
American Beacon Glb Evl Ftr Mks Inc Inst (AGEIX)$103,526,413 10.01%13.64%4.69%N/A1.27%
Barings Emerging Markets Local Ccy Dbt I (BXLIX)$4,676,631 16.75%12.70%N/AN/A0.84%
Ashmore Emerging Markets Short Dur Instl (ESFIX)$128,367,730 4.92%12.11%9.71%N/A0.67%
Templeton Emerging Markets Bond Advisor (FEMZX)$15,556,688 8.73%12.01%2.98%N/A0.98%
Barings Emerg Mkts Dbt Blnded Ttl Ret I (BXEIX)$9,567,344 12.98%11.55%N/AN/A0.92%
Ashmore Emerging Mkts Lcl Ccy Bd Instl (ELBIX)$76,103,452 13.47%10.76%-2.40%-0.22%0.97%
TCW Emerging Markets Local Ccy Inc I (TGWIX)$139,509,242 12.67%10.76%-1.27%0.07%0.99%
Eaton Vance Emerging Markets Local Inc A (EEIAX)$388,412,962 12.75%10.40%-0.82%0.96%1.25%
Ashmore Emerging Markets Ttl Ret Instl (EMKIX)$885,298,711 9.56%10.37%2.71%3.64%1.02%

BOTTOM 10
NameCurrent fund-level net assetsYTD return1-year return3-year return5-year returnNet expense ratio
Guinness Atkinson Renminbi Yuan & Bond (GARBX)$2,057,348 5.27%0.71%-0.91%1.11%0.90%
Amana Participation Institutional (AMIPX)$33,604,265 2.30%1.57%N/AN/A0.67%
Rydex Emerging Markets Bond Strategy H (RYGTX)$749,492 6.17%1.85%0.22%N/A1.54%
HSBC Total Return I (HTRIX)$12,742,329 3.04%2.73%2.50%2.41%1.24%
Lazard Explorer Total Return Instl (LETIX)$211,290,581 3.40%3.19%0.00%N/A1.12%
Ivy Pictet Emerging Mkts Lcl Ccy Dbt I (IECIX)$108,538,657 7.66%3.52%-2.54%N/A1.00%
DoubleLine Low Dur Emerg Mkts Fxd Inc I (DBLLX)$171,735,071 3.55%3.57%2.56%N/A0.59%
BlackRock Emerg Mkts Flex Dyn Bd K (BREDX)$95,870,273 -0.02%3.85%5.34%3.33%0.83%
Aberdeen Asia Bond Institutional (CSABX)$16,328,980 9.25%3.91%2.01%1.84%0.71%
JPMorgan Emerging Markets Debt I (JEMDX)$1,498,605,733 6.74%4.40%3.01%3.97%0.94%
U.S. open-end emerging-market bond including local-currency (all share classes)8.36%7.00%1.09%2.05%1.14%

Source: 2017 Morningstar Inc.
Returns through July 24. N/A = not available (fund has been in operation for less than the year indicated).

0
Comments

What do you think?

View comments

Upcoming event

Oct 22

Conference

San Francisco Women Adviser Summit

The InvestmentNews Women Adviser Summit, a one-day workshop now held in six cities due to popular demand, is uniquely designed for the sophisticated female adviser who wants to take her personal and professional self to the next level.... Learn more

Most watched

Events

Finding your edge from Tony Robbins

Guru Tony Robbins has helped a lot of people, but armed with his psychology Financial Advisor Josh Nelson has helped his practice soar.

Events

Finding innovation in your firm

Adam Holt of AssetMap explains how advisers understand they need to grow, but great innovation may be lurking right under your nose.

Latest news & opinion

Hopes high for bill to ease small-firm adviser regulations

High-ranking, bipartisan members of the House Financial Services Committee back the legislation.

Redtail CRM data breach exposes personal client data

The information exposed includes names, addresses, dates of birth and Social Security numbers.

This strategy can double your estate-tax exemption

'Portability' allows a surviving spouse to tack the decedent's exemption on to his or her own. Despite the higher threshold for paying estate taxes in the 2017 tax law, experts recommend filing for the benefit.

Couple in Morgan Stanley advisory account wins $519,000 arb case over unsuitable investments

Plaintiff's lawyer says junk bonds, futures contracts and derivatives were inappropriate for his clients.

The growth of factor-based investing

Advisers are making decisions about clients' portfolios by using the same characteristics that govern factor-based ETFs.

X

Hi! Glad you're here and we hope you like all the great work we do here at InvestmentNews. But what we do is expensive and is funded in part by our sponsors. So won't you show our sponsors a little love by whitelisting investmentnews.com? It'll help us continue to serve you.

Yes, show me how to whitelist investmentnews.com

Ad blocker detected. Please whitelist us or give premium a try.

X

Subscribe and Save 60%

Premium Access
Print + Digital

Learn more
Subscribe to Print