Matthews China Small Companies Fund Review and Outlook
Head of Portfolio Strategy David Dali and Portfolio Manager Winnie Chwang provide an in-depth review of the Matthews China Small Companies Fund. They discuss Fund performance, portfolio positioning and their outlook for Chinese equities in 2022.
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Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio: Price-to-Earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio) is a valuation ratio of a company's current share price compared to its per-share earnings.
Earnings Per Share (EPS): Earnings Per Share (EPS) is the amount of annual profit (after tax and all other expenses) attributable to each share in a company. EPS is calculated by dividing profit by the average number of shares on issue
P/E Ratio (NTM): The multiple of forecast earnings for the next twelve months that stock investors are willing to pay for one share of the company.
Performance assumes reinvestment of all dividends and/or distributions before taxes. All performance quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions so that when redeemed, shares may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the return figures quoted. Returns would have been lower if certain of the Fund's fees and expenses had not been waived. For the Fund's standardized performance, please click here.
As of 11/30/21, the MSCI China Index's 1 year performance was -16.85%, 5 year annualized 9.31% % and 10 year annualized 7.99%.
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There is no guarantee that a Fund or company will pay or continue to increase dividends. Earnings growth is not representative of the fund’s future performance.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The views and opinions in this commentary were as of the report date, subject to change and may not reflect current views. They are not guarantees of performance or investment results and should not be taken as investment advice. Investment decisions reflect a variety of factors, and the managers reserve the right to change their views about individual stocks, sectors, and the markets at any time. As a result, the views expressed should not be relied upon as a forecast of the Fund's future investment intent. It should not be assumed that any investment will be profitable or will equal the performance of any securities or any sectors mentioned herein. The information does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any securities mentioned.
The information contained herein has been derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of compilation, but no representation or warranty (express or implied) is made as to the accuracy or completeness of any of this information. Neither the Funds nor the Investment Advisor accept any liability for losses either direct or consequential caused by the use of this information. Portfolio characteristics refer to the underlying securities in the Fund's portfolio and does not represent fund performance.