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Russell Frontier® ex-GCC Index

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Monthly as of January 31, 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 January 31, 2015
Month 3 Month YTD 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
-3.87 -11.60 -3.87 -6.64 7.19 2.30
Total returns as of February 27, 2015
Daily MTD YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
-0.25 1.22 -2.69 -5.36 6.21 2.73


Top 10 Holdings

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

Top 10 Performers

Holding 1 Mo Return % Country
Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd 37.1 Pakistan
Global Ports Investments Plc 37.1 Cyprus
Engro Corp Ltd 33.5 Pakistan
Arif Habib Corp Ltd 30.1 Pakistan
Presco PLC 29.3 Nigeria
Mari Petroleum Co Ltd 26.1 Pakistan
Engro Foods Ltd 25.5 Pakistan
PZ Cussons Nigeria PLC 20.8 Nigeria
Pakistan International Airlines Corp 20.1 Pakistan
Astarta Holding NV 19.7 Ukraine

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 3.16
P/E Ex-Neg Earnings 10.65
Long-Term Growth Forecast - IBES 16.09
EPS Growth - 5 Years 11.74
Capitalization statistics ($ B)
Average Market Cap ($-WTD) 2.859
Median Market Cap 0.393
Largest Stock by Market Cap 9.222