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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of April 30, 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 April 30, 2015
April 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
5.04 5.66 1.57 -4.46 7.38 1.61
Total returns as of May 22, 2015
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
-0.21 -0.97 0.58 -6.54 9.04 2.46


Top 10 Holdings

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

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
Byco Petroleum Pakistan Ltd 62.6 Pakistan
TCS Group Holding PLC 41.7 Cyprus
Global Ports Investments Plc 40.0 Cyprus
EMED Mining Public Ltd 34.6 Cyprus
Attock Refinery Ltd 34.1 Pakistan
Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd 33.7 Pakistan
United Bank for Africa PLC 33.1 Nigeria
Engro Foods Ltd 32.6 Pakistan
Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Ltd 31.8 Pakistan
UAC of Nigeria PLC 29.7 Nigeria

Top Countries


Russell Global Sectors

Top Sectors by weight

Financial Services
Consumer Staples
Consumer Discretionary

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Index characteristics
Price/Book 1.57
Dividend Yield 2.98
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 11.22
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 14.61
EPS Growth - 5 Years 14.84
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 2.060
Median Market Cap 0.245
Largest Stock by Market Cap 7.815