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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of February 28, 2015

Data in USD

The Russell Frontier ex-GCC Index represents the investable frontier equity market,excluding companies assigned to countries in the GCC region. The Russell Frontier ex-GCC Index is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased barometer of this market segment is completely reconstituted annually to accurately reflect the changes in the market over time.

Performance (USD)

Total returns as of February 28, 2015
Month 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
1.22 -6.45 -2.69 -5.36 6.21 2.73
Total returns as of March 27, 2015
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
-0.24 -1.41 -4.06 -6.51 5.55 1.35

Membership

Top 10 Holdings

Holding Country
Oil Search Ltd Papua New Guinea
Commercial Intl Bank GDR Reg Egypt
MercadoLibre Inc Argentina
YPF ADR D Argentina
Arab Bank PLC Jordan
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria
Nigerian Breweries Plc Nigeria
Zenith Bank PLC Nigeria
Telecom Argentina Sa-Sp ADR Argentina
Krka dd Novo mesto Slovenia

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
Avangardco Investments Public Ltd 51.6 Ukraine
SEPLAT Petroleum Development Co Plc 43.5 Nigeria
EMPRESA DISTRIBUIDORA Y COMERCIALIZADORA 33.2 Argentina
Banco Macro SA ADR 31.0 Argentina
Kenya Electricity Generating Co Ltd 27.9 Kenya
Grupo Financiero Galicia ADR 26.6 Argentina
Bangladesh Submarine Cable Co Ltd 24.6 Bangladesh
Aci Ltd 21.8 Bangladesh
CRESUD ADR 21.2 Argentina
Grupo Clarin GDR 20.9 Argentina

Top Countries

Country
Nigeria
Argentina
Pakistan
Kenya
Papua New Guinea

Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Sector
Financial Services
Energy
Consumer Staples
Utilities
Consumer Discretionary

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 1.61
Dividend Yield 3.08
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 10.90
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 15.41
EPS Growth - 5 Years 11.36
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 2.962
Median Market Cap 0.389
Largest Stock by Market Cap 10.103