Matthews Korea Fund


Top 10 Holdings as of 4/30/2018

Security Sector % Net Assets
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Pfd. Information Technology 9.3
Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd., 2nd Pfd. Consumer Discretionary 4.8
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Information Technology 4.7
POSCO Materials 4.0
Modetour Network, Inc. Consumer Discretionary 3.8
Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. Financials 3.8
KB Financial Group, Inc. Financials 3.6
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd. Consumer Discretionary 3.5
Hana Financial Group, Inc. Financials 3.5
LG Household & Health Care, Ltd., Pfd. Consumer Staples 3.5
Total 44.5
Top 10 holdings may combine more than one security from the same issuer and related depositary receipts.
Source: BNY Mellon Investment Servicing (US) Inc.

Portfolio Breakdown (%) as of 3/31/2018

  Fund Korea Composite Stock Price IndexDifference
Information Technology 22.9 32.0 -9.1
Consumer Discretionary 17.8 11.5 6.3
Financials 17.5 11.9 5.6
Consumer Staples 11.1 7.9 3.2
Materials 9.9 9.4 0.5
Health Care 7.0 7.4 -0.4
Energy 4.5 2.6 1.9
Industrials 3.1 13.4 -10.3
Telecom Services 1.5 2.0 -0.5
Utilities 0.0 1.9 -1.9
Real Estate 0.0 0.1 -0.1
Cash and Other Assets, Less Liabilities 4.7 0.0 4.7
  Fund Korea Composite Stock Price Index Difference
Mega Cap (over $25B) 24.0 35.6 -11.6
Large Cap ($10B-$25B) 33.2 26.0 7.2
Mid Cap ($3B-$10B) 8.3 17.8 -9.5
Small Cap (under $3B) 29.8 20.6 9.2
Cash and Other Assets, Less Liabilities 4.7 0.0 4.7
Equity market cap of issuer.
Source: FactSet Research Systems.

Portfolio Characteristics as of 3/31/2018

Number of Securities1

39

Weighted Average
Market Cap

$61.7 billion

P/E using FY1 estimates

8.9x

P/E using FY2 estimates

8.3x

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 www.msci.com.

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The P/E Ratio is the share price of a stock as of the report date, divided by the forecasted earnings per share for a 12-month period (FY1) and 24 month period (FY2). For the Fund, this is the weighted harmonic average estimated P/E ratio of all the underlying stocks in the Fund, excluding negative earners. There is no guarantee that the composition of the Fund will remain unchanged, or that forecasted earnings of a stock will be realized. Information provided is for illustrative purposes only.

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