(As of 4/30/2021)

BMO Emerging Markets Fund Series A

(Emerging Markets Equity)


FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
3.11 %
YTD Return -0.94 %
Change ($0.14) / -0.76 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of April 30, 2021)
MER 2.55 %
Assets ($mil) $124.49
Rank (1Yr) 311/331
Std Dev (3Yr) 14.88 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 6/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load No Load
Max Front End -
Max Back End -
Sales Status Open
This fund’s objective is to increase the value of your investment over the long term by investing in companies located in countries undergoing rapid industrialization. As part of this fund’s investment objective, it invests primarily in equities of companies in emerging countries like Brazil, Chile, Greece, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey. It may also invest in fixed-income securities.
Management Co.
BMO Investments Inc.
  • Irina Hunter, LGM Investments Limited
  • Rishikesh Patel, LGM Investments Limited
Asset Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Sector Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Geographic Allocation
(As of April 30, 2021)
Top 10 Holdings
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co LtdInternational EquityTechnologyAsia/Pacific Rim7.55%
Tencent Holdings LtdInternational EquityTechnologyAsia/Pacific Rim6.49%
AIA Group LtdInternational EquityFinancial ServicesAsia/Pacific Rim4.90%
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing LtdInternational EquityFinancial ServicesAsia/Pacific Rim4.44%
HDFC Bank LtdInternational EquityFinancial ServicesOther Asian4.13%
Wal Mart de Mexico SAB de CVInternational EquityConsumer ServicesLatin America3.64%
Tata Consultancy Services LtdInternational EquityTechnologyOther Asian3.56%
Infosys LtdInternational EquityTechnologyOther Asian3.47%
Moskovskaya Birzha OAOInternational EquityFinancial ServicesOther European3.08%
By-health Co Ltd Cl AInternational EquityConsumer GoodsAsia/Pacific Rim2.92%

Performance Data (As of April 30, 2021)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -0.98 -2.88 9.92 -0.94 24.67 2.69 6.91 4.46
Benchmark 0.46 -1.47 12.23 1.81 29.75 6.17 11.88 6.62
Quartile Ranking 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 3

Calendar Return (%) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund 10.13 6.10 -6.31 25.43 1.69 2.66 13.30 -1.59 20.21 -20.19
Benchmark 11.45 15.55 -6.05 26.42 7.90 2.69 8.76 6.42 15.02 -17.32
Quartile Ranking 4 4 1 4 3 2 1 4 1 4
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics (As of May 01, 2021)
88th Percentile - Global

The MSCI ESG Quality Score measures the ability of underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors.

ESG Leaders are companies with a best in class MSCI ESG Rating. ESG Laggards are companies with a worst in class MSCI ESG Rating. MSCI ESG Ratings is designed to identify ESG risks or opportunities that may not be captured through conventional financial analysis. Companies are rated on a AAA-CCC scale relative to the standards and performance of their industry peers, according to analysis of thousands of data points across 36 key ESG issues.

The percentage of the portfolio's market value exposed to companies flagged for one or more standard SRI exclusion factors (alcohol, civilian firearms, gambling, weapons, cluster bombs, landmines, nuclear power, GMOs, and tobacco).

The portfolio weighted average of each company’s percent of revenue generated by Sustainable Impact Solutions (goods and services that address at least one of the world’s social and environmental challenges), as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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