Matthews China Dividend Fund

Top 10 Holdings as of 2/28/2019

Security Sector % Net Assets
Tencent Holdings, Ltd. Communication Services 4.9
China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. Financials 3.0
CITIC Telecom International Holdings, Ltd. Communication Services 3.0
Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd. Consumer Staples 2.8
WH Group, Ltd. Consumer Staples 2.8
HKBN, Ltd. Communication Services 2.7
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. Energy 2.7
Guangdong Provincial Expressway Development Co., Ltd. Industrials 2.6
China Resources Power Holdings Co., Ltd. Utilities 2.6
HSBC Holdings PLC Financials 2.4
Total 29.5
Top 10 holdings may combine more than one security from the same issuer and related depositary receipts.
Source: BNY Mellon Investment Servicing (US) Inc.
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Portfolio Breakdown (%) as of 12/31/2018

  Fund MSCI China IndexDifference
Communication Services 14.3 27.4 -13.1
Consumer Discretionary 13.2 20.0 -6.8
Industrials 12.6 5.4 7.2
Financials 12.4 23.3 -10.9
Consumer Staples 12.1 2.6 9.5
Real Estate 6.5 5.8 0.7
Information Technology 6.4 2.5 3.9
Health Care 6.3 2.8 3.5
Materials 5.6 2.1 3.5
Utilities 5.1 3.1 2.0
Energy 4.4 5.2 -0.8
Cash and Other Assets, Less Liabilities 1.2 0.0 1.2
  Fund MSCI China Index Difference
Mega Cap (over $25B) 17.2 67.9 -50.7
Large Cap ($10B-$25B) 9.4 11.6 -2.2
Mid Cap ($3B-$10B) 17.1 17.4 -0.3
Small Cap (under $3B) 55.1 3.0 52.1
Cash and Other Assets, Less Liabilities 1.2 0.0 1.2
Equity market cap of issuer.
Common Equities and ADRs 98.7
Convertible Bonds 0.1
Cash and Other Assets, Less Liabilities 1.2
Exposure Portfolio Weight
SAR (Hong Kong) 35.8
China-affiliated corporations (CAC) 19.9
Overseas Listed companies (OL) 12.4
H Shares 12.1
B Shares 9.6
A Shares 8.8
Unassigned 0.1
Cash and Other Assets, Less Liabilities 1.2
Definitions: SAR (Hong Kong) companies are companies that conduct business in Hong Kong and/or mainland China. China-affiliated corporations [CAC], also known as "Red Chips," are mainland China companies with partial state ownership listed in Hong Kong, and incorporated in Hong Kong. China A Shares are Mainland Chinese companies incorporated in China and listed on the Shanghai or Shenzhen exchanges, available mostly to local Chinese investors and qualified institutional investors. H Shares are mainland Chinese companies listed on the Hong Kong exchange but incorporated in mainland China. B Shares are mainland Chinese companies listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, available to both Chinese and non-Chinese investors. Overseas Listed [OL] companies are companies that conduct business in mainland China but listed in overseas markets such as Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States.
Source: FactSet Research Systems.

Portfolio Characteristics as of 12/31/2018

Number of Securities1


Weighted Average
Market Cap

$38.1 billion

P/E using FY1 estimates


P/E using FY2 estimates


1Source: BNY Mellon Investment Servicing (US) Inc.
Source: FactSet Research Systems unless otherwise noted. Sector data (excluding Government Bonds) based on MSCI’s revised Global Industry Classification Standards. For more details, visit

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