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Name

As of 05/24/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$7.00

$92.7 M

0.00%

0.83%

Vitals

YTD Return

2.5%

1 yr return

4.2%

3 Yr Avg Return

-12.0%

5 Yr Avg Return

-2.8%

Net Assets

$92.7 M

Holdings in Top 10

39.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$6.9
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.83%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 45.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Closed-end mutual fund


Name

As of 05/24/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$7.00

$92.7 M

0.00%

0.83%

XJEQX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -12.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    abrdn Japan Equity Fund Inc
  • Fund Family Name
    abrdn Inc.
  • Inception Date
    Oct 09, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    13408536
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Adrian Lim

Fund Description


XJEQX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XJEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -2.9% 24.9% 65.79%
1 Yr 4.2% 0.8% 46.3% 92.11%
3 Yr -12.0%* -12.0% 25.2% 100.00%
5 Yr -2.8%* -2.8% 21.6% 100.00%
10 Yr 1.3%* 1.3% 13.1% 100.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XJEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 9.5% 0.0% 36.8% 89.47%
2022 -32.8% -34.0% 2.8% 97.30%
2021 -15.1% -15.7% 14.9% 94.12%
2020 21.7% -6.2% 31.2% 33.33%
2019 19.6% 4.7% 24.4% 31.25%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XJEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -2.9% 24.9% 65.79%
1 Yr 4.2% 0.8% 46.3% 92.11%
3 Yr -12.0%* -12.0% 25.2% 100.00%
5 Yr -2.8%* -2.8% 21.6% 100.00%
10 Yr 1.3%* 1.3% 13.1% 100.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XJEQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 9.5% 2.0% 42.0% 92.11%
2022 -32.8% -32.8% 5.9% 100.00%
2021 -15.1% -15.1% 18.0% 100.00%
2020 21.7% -3.2% 34.7% 39.39%
2019 19.6% 7.7% 26.7% 53.13%

NAV & Total Return History


XJEQX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

XJEQX Category Low Category High XJEQX % Rank
Net Assets 92.7 M 6.23 M 16.7 B 84.21%
Number of Holdings 69 28 1791 68.42%
Net Assets in Top 10 40.8 M 2.15 M 4.4 B 71.05%
Weighting of Top 10 39.01% 3.5% 100.0% 21.05%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  2. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  3. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  4. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  5. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  6. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  7. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  8. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  9. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%
  10. Tokio Marine Holdings Inc 6.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High XJEQX % Rank
Stocks
99.98% 93.56% 103.99% 5.26%
Cash
0.02% 0.00% 12.37% 97.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.22% 31.58%
Other
0.00% -5.38% 13.92% 47.37%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 23.68%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 23.68%

XJEQX - Expenses

Operational Fees

XJEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.83% 0.09% 3.46% 52.63%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.09% 0.90% 44.74%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.20% 0.15% 0.20% 100.00%

Sales Fees

XJEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

XJEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

XJEQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 45.00% 2.95% 70.30% 93.94%

XJEQX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

XJEQX Category Low Category High XJEQX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 21.26% 92.11%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

XJEQX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annual SemiAnnual Annual

Net Income Ratio Analysis

XJEQX Category Low Category High XJEQX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.76% -0.63% 2.45% 55.26%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

XJEQX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Distributions History

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XJEQX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Adrian Lim


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 14, 2014

8.22

8.2%

Adrian Lim is a Senior Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. Adrian originally joined abrdn in 2001 as a Manager on the Private Equity Team, on the acquisition of Murray Johnstone, but transferred to his current post soon afterwards. Previously, Adrian worked for Arthur Andersen LLP as an Associate Director advising clients on mergers & acquisitions in the region. Adrian holds a BAcc from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a CFA® charterholder. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Hugh Young


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 14, 2014

8.22

8.2%

Hugh Young is the Chairman for the abrdn business in Asia. He was previously the Head of Asia Pacific for Aberdeen Standard Investments, a main board director and Head of Investments for Aberdeen Asset Management (before its merger with Standard Life plc). Hugh joined the company in 1985 to manage Asian equities from London, having started his investment career in 1980. He founded the company's regional headquarters in Singapore in 1992. Hugh is a director of a number of group subsidiary companies and group-managed investment trusts and funds. Hugh graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.

Flavia Cheong


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2021

0.58

0.6%

Flavia Cheong is the Head of Asia Pacific Equities on the Asian Equities team at abrdn, where, as well as sharing responsibility for company research, she oversees regional portfolio construction. Before joining abrdn in 1996, she was an economist with the Investment Company of the People's Republic of China, and earlier with the Development Bank of Singapore. Flavia graduated with a BA in Economics and an MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Auckland. She is a CFA charterholder. CFA(r) and Chartered Financial Analyst(r) are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Ai Mee Gan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2021

0.58

0.6%

Ai-Mee Gan is an Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. Ai Mee joined Aberdeen in April 2009. Previously, Ai Mee worked as a Senior Associate with Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young. Ai Mee holds a BCom in Accounting & Finance and BSc in Information Systems, University of Melbourne. She is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Christina Woon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2021

0.58

0.6%

Christina Woon is an Assistant Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. Christina joined the company in January 2013 as a graduate. Christina holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Singapore Management University. She is a CFA charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 24.43 7.11 8.25