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1 Alpha is a measure of performance and indicates whether an investment has outperformed the market return or other benchmark over some period. Positive alpha means that the investment’s return was above that of the benchmark.
2 The MSCI Emerging Markets Index captures large- and mid-cap representation across emerging market countries. The MSCI World Index is a broad-based, unmanaged equity market index aggregated from developed market country indices, including the United States. It covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalisation in each country.
3 Market capitalisation is a measure of the security’s size. It is the market price of a security multiplied by the number of shares outstanding.
4 As of 30 September 2023, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Tencent Holdings, Samsung Electronics, and Alibaba Group Holdings were the largest companies in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.
5 Gross domestic product (GDP) measures the monetary value of final goods and services—those that are bought by the final user—produced in a country in a given period of time. It counts all of the output generated within the borders of a country. GDP is composed of goods and services produced for sale in the market and also includes some non-market production, such as defense or education services provided by the government.
6 Nearshoring in the supply chain refers to the practice of outsourcing business processes or services to companies located in neighboring countries.
7 Friendshoring (also known as allyshoring) is the act of manufacturing and sourcing from countries that are geopolitical allies.
8 Earnings growth is the percentage change in a firm's earnings per share (EPS) in a period, as compared with the same period from the previous year.
9 The MSCI ACWI (All Country World Index) Index is a broad-based, unmanaged equity market index aggregated from developed market and emerging market country indices.
10 Unless otherwise specified, weightings and characteristics are as of 30 September 2023.
11 Price-to-earnings (forward) ratios are calculated using 12-month forward earnings estimates from third-party sources as of the reporting period. Estimates reflect a consensus of sell-side analyst estimates, which may lag as market conditions change. MSCI’s official forward price-to-earnings ratio data is available since 30 June 2003. The MSCI EAFE (Europe, Australasia, Far East) Index is a broad-based, unmanaged equity market index aggregated from developed market country indices, excluding the United States and Canada. It covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalisation in each country. The S&P 500 Index is a market capitalisation-weighted index of 500 large-capitalisation stocks commonly used to represent the U.S. equity market.
12 Calculated using FactSet Market Aggregates' EPS Long-Term Growth Rate formula, which aggregates the individual constituent's long-term growth rate available for any given period. The universe of companies in this calculation is limited to those with available EPS long-term growth estimate coverage.
13 The chart shows the top ten constituents in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index as of 30 September 2023.
14 Standard deviation measures the volatility of the returns. Higher Standard Deviation represents higher volatility.
15 Performance data for the MSCI Emerging Markets Net Total Return USD Index is first available in Bloomberg starting on 31 December 1998. As a result, the first annual period of performance begins on 31 December 1999.
16 Defined as under $10 billion in market cap.
17 One basis point is equal to 1/100th of 1%.
18 Dodge & Cox has voluntarily agreed to reimburse the Dodge & Cox Worldwide Funds — Emerging Markets Stock Fund for all ordinary expenses to the extent necessary to limit aggregate annual ordinary expenses to 0.70% of the average daily net assets of each share class. Dodge & Cox may terminate or modify this agreement upon 30 days’ notice to shareholders.
19 Median of the lowest non-zero share class annual report net expense ratio for U.S. domiciled funds within the Morningstar EAA Fund Global Emerging Markets Equity category (excluding index, enhanced index, and fund of funds). Source: Morningstar Direct (data as of 30 September 2023; downloaded on 16 November 2023). © 2023 Morningstar.