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Symbol: MIDAX   CUSIP:  552981888   Newspaper Abbreviation: IntNwDA   Fund number: 74  
Daily NAV:  $28.68  (as of 4/24/14)
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Portfolio characteristic data are based on unaudited net assets.

 
 
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Portfolio - Equity Level Data
(on 3/31/14)
Characteristics
Weighted Average Price/Earnings (next 12 months) 16.09x
Weighted Average Price/Cash Flow 13.72x
Weighted Average Price/Sales 1.54x
Weighted Average Price/Book 2.66x
Weighted Average IBES Long Term EPS Growth 11.86%
Weighted Average Market Cap $6.9b
Weighted Median Market Cap $4.8b
# of Stock Holdings 291
% in Stocks 96.23%
% in Cash & Other 1 3.77%
% in Top Ten 14.36%

Sector Weights
(on 3/31/14)
% Assets 
Financial Services 17.20%
Special Products & Services 15.02%
Retailing 8.74%
Industrial Goods & Services 7.66%
Basic Materials 7.52%
Technology 7.37%
Health Care 6.96%
Consumer Staples 6.50%
Leisure 5.65%
Autos & Housing 4.77%
Cash & Other1 3.77%
Transportation 3.16%
Energy 3.08%
Utilities & Communications 2.61%

Region
(on 3/31/14)
Country % Assets 
United Kingdom   28.46%
  United Kingdom 28.46%
Europe ex-U.K.   24.71%
  Germany 6.44%
  France 5.29%
  Denmark 3.46%
  Switzerland 2.94%
  Spain 1.77%
  Netherlands 1.74%
  Norway 0.78%
  Ireland 0.69%
  Austria 0.52%
  Sweden 0.49%
  Belgium 0.24%
  Italy 0.20%
  Finland 0.16%
Emerging Markets   18.52%
  Brazil 4.07%
  Taiwan 2.12%
  India 2.02%
  Mexico 1.90%
  China 1.68%
  South Korea 1.53%
  Malaysia 1.30%
  Thailand 0.92%
  Turkey 0.84%
  Indonesia 0.63%
  Peru 0.57%
  Philippines 0.37%
  South Africa 0.31%
  Panama 0.25%
Japan   13.93%
  Japan 13.93%
Asia/Pacific ex-Japan   6.48%
  Hong Kong 3.00%
  Australia 2.23%
  Singapore 0.65%
  New Zealand 0.60%
Cash & Other1   3.77%
  Cash & Other 3.77%
North America   3.57%
  Canada 2.79%
  United States 0.77%
Developed - Middle East/Africa   0.57%
  Israel 0.57%

Weighted Average IBES Long Term EPS Growth sourced from: Thomson Reuters.

 

Equity Portfolio Characteristics displayed prior to 1/31/10 reflects its market value, and is not based on equivalent exposure, which may differ.

 

Portfolio characteristics are based on equivalent exposure, which measures how a portfolio's value would change due to price changes in an asset held either directly or, in the case of a derivative contract, indirectly. The market value of the holding may differ.

 

1 Cash and other assets are less liabilities.

 
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