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China Region Fund - A (JCHAX)

China Region Fund - A (JCHAX)
Overview Performance and Ratings Holdings and Details Management Dividends and Capital Gains Fees and Expenses Sales Resources

Objective

The Fund will seek long-term capital growth.

Strategy/Investment process

  • Invests primarily in equity securities of companies in the China region or instruments that have similar economic characteristics.
  • May occasionally hedge a portion of its foreign currency exposure into the U.S. dollar and may use currency forwards to reduce currency deviations for purposes of risk management.
  • May also use exchange-traded futures for the efficient management of cash flows.
Performance basics
  Annualized returns (as of 6/30/2015)
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Incept
at NAV 15.03% 15.05% 9.43% 6.57%
With 5.25% max. sales charge 8.97% 12.99% 8.25% 5.88%
MSCI Golden Dragon Index (net of foreign withholding taxes) 15.19% 14.34% 9.32% 6.69%
Lipper China Region Funds Index 12.29% 14.28% 7.59% 7.16%

Performance Inception Date:2/28/07

The performance quoted is past performance and is not a guarantee of future results. Mutual funds are subject to certain market risks. Investment returns and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data shown. For performance current to the most recent month-end, please call 1-800-480-4111.

Lipper Index since inception returns are as of month-end. The performance quoted is past performance and is not a guarantee of future results.

Annual operating expenses (%)
Expense cap expiration date 06/30/2016
Expense cap 1.55%
Total annual operating expenses 1.91%
Fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements 0.36%
Net expenses 1.55%

Fee waivers and/or expense reimbursements,Net Expenses
The Investment Advisor, Administrator and Distributor (the "Service Providers") have contractually agreed to waive fees and/or reimburse expenses to the extent that Total Annual Operating Expenses (excluding Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses, dividend expenses relating to short sales, interest, taxes, expenses related to litigation and potential litigation, extraordinary expenses and expenses related to the Board of Trustees' deferred compensation plan) exceed the expense cap of the average daily net assets through the expense cap expiration date. This contract continues through that date, at which time the Service Providers will determine whether or not to renew or revise it.

Ratings (as of 6/30/2015)
Morningstar overall rating: (75 funds)
Morningstar category: China Region

Overall rating A Shares; China Region Category; 75 funds. Three year rating 3 stars; 75 funds. Five year rating 3 stars; 65 funds. 10 year period not yet rated.

2015, Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damage or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. For each fund with a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating™ metric each month by subtracting the return on a 90-day U.S. Treasury Bill from the fund's load-adjusted return for the same period, and then adjusting this excess return for risk. The top 10% of funds in each broad asset class receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Different share classes may have different ratings.

The ranking information is provided by Lipper Analytical Services. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Rankings are calculated based upon the total returns of multiple share classes within their respective Lipper category. Different share classes may have different rankings.

Minimum investments
Minimum investments Minimum subsequent investments
Regular $1000 Regular $50
IRA $1000 IRA $50
Daily stats (as of 7/30/2015)
NAV YTD
$22.04 1.01%
$0.21 | -0.94%  
 
NAV as of:
  • Mon
    Jun 22
    2015
    $24.89
     
  • Tue
    Jun 23
    2015
    $25.24
     
  • Wed
    Jun 24
    2015
    $25.27
     
  • Thu
    Jun 25
    2015
    $25.14
     
  • Fri
    Jun 26
    2015
    $24.60
     
  • Mon
    Jun 29
    2015
    $23.81
     
  • Tue
    Jun 30
    2015
    $24.41
     
  • Wed
    Jul 01
    2015
    $24.62
     
  • Thu
    Jul 02
    2015
    $24.36
     
  • Mon
    Jul 06
    2015
    $23.32
     
  • Tue
    Jul 07
    2015
    $22.79
     
  • Wed
    Jul 08
    2015
    $21.48
     
  • Thu
    Jul 09
    2015
    $22.48
     
  • Fri
    Jul 10
    2015
    $23.18
     
  • Mon
    Jul 13
    2015
    $23.54
     
  • Tue
    Jul 14
    2015
    $23.44
     
  • Wed
    Jul 15
    2015
    $23.10
     
  • Thu
    Jul 16
    2015
    $23.34
     
  • Fri
    Jul 17
    2015
    $23.54
     
  • Mon
    Jul 20
    2015
    $23.55
     
  • Tue
    Jul 21
    2015
    $23.62
     
  • Wed
    Jul 22
    2015
    $23.32
     
  • Thu
    Jul 23
    2015
    $23.33
     
  • Fri
    Jul 24
    2015
    $22.97
     
  • Mon
    Jul 27
    2015
    $22.17
     
  • Tue
    Jul 28
    2015
    $22.38
     
  • Wed
    Jul 29
    2015
    $22.25
     
  • Thu
    Jul 30
    2015
    $22.04
     
 
52 Week High $26.42
(5/27/2015)
52 Week Low $20.85
(10/13/2014)
YTD Total Return w/Load -4.30%
Net Asset Class $9,190,121.78
Net Asset Fund $334,188,159.59
Basics
Ticker JCHAX
CUSIP 4812A3551
Share Class Inception Date 02/28/2007
Fund Number 3807
Asset Class International Equity
Cut-off time1 4:00 P.M.

International investing involves a greater degree of risk and increased volatility. Changes in currency exchange rates and differences in accounting and taxation policies outside the U.S. can raise or lower returns. Also, some overseas markets may not be as politically and economically stable as the United States and other nations. The risks associated with foreign securities are magnified in countries in "emerging markets." These countries may have relatively unstable governments and less-established market economies than developed countries. Emerging markets may face greater social, economic, regulatory and political uncertainties. These risks make emerging market securities more volatile and less liquid than securities issued in more developed countries.

Mutual funds are subject to certain market risk. Investment returns and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

1Please refer to the prospectus for additional information about cut-off times.

Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

The MSCI Golden Dragon Index (net of foreign withholding taxes) is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure equity market performance in the China region. The performance of the index does not reflect the deduction of expenses associated with a fund, such as investment management fees. By contrast, the performance of the Fund reflects the deduction of the fund expenses, including sales charges if applicable. Total return figures assume the reinvestment of dividends. The dividend is reinvested after deduction of withholding tax, applying the maximum rate to nonresident individual investors who do not benefit from double taxation treaties. An individual cannot invest directly in an index.

The performance of the Lipper China Region Funds Index includes expenses associated with a mutual fund, such as investment management fees. These expenses are not identical to the expenses charged by the Fund. An individual cannot invest directly in an index.

Total return assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions and reflects the deduction of any sales charges, where applicable. Performance may reflect the waiver of a portion of the Fund's advisory or administrative fees and/or reimbursement of certain expenses for certain periods since the inception date. If fees had not been waived and/or certain expenses were not reimbursed, performance would have been less favorable.

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