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Symbol: MRSAX   CUSIP:  552983512   Newspaper Abbreviation: ReInA   Fund number: 99  
Daily NAV:  $17.79  (as of 4/17/14)
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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)
Weighted Average Price/Earnings (next 12 months) 14.19x
Weighted Average Price/Cash Flow 12.49x
Weighted Average Price/Sales 1.50x
Weighted Average Price/Book 1.80x
Weighted Average IBES Long Term EPS Growth 11.02%
Weighted Average Market Cap $65.9b
Weighted Median Market Cap $50.1b
# of Stock Holdings 111
% in Stocks 98.47%
% in Cash & Other 1 1.53%
% in Top Ten 23.58%

Sector Weights
(on 3/31/14)
% Assets 
Financial Services 25.09%
Capital Goods 23.36%
Energy 10.72%
Health Care 10.29%
Consumer Staples 8.79%
Consumer Cyclicals 8.08%
Technology 6.95%
Telecom / CATV 5.19%
Cash & Other1 1.53%

(on 3/31/14)
Country % Assets 
Europe ex-U.K.   41.71%
  Switzerland 12.12%
  France 10.49%
  Germany 6.70%
  Netherlands 4.36%
  Sweden 2.42%
  Italy 1.67%
  Belgium 1.24%
  Austria 1.12%
  Spain 0.71%
  Denmark 0.42%
  Portugal 0.24%
  Ireland 0.20%
United Kingdom   18.26%
  United Kingdom 18.26%
Japan   18.15%
  Japan 18.15%
Asia/Pacific ex-Japan   9.15%
  Hong Kong 4.30%
  Australia 3.85%
  Singapore 0.99%
Emerging Markets   7.51%
  Brazil 2.62%
  Taiwan 1.69%
  India 0.90%
  South Korea 0.70%
  China 0.55%
  Thailand 0.44%
  Turkey 0.39%
  Russia 0.22%
North America   3.51%
  United States 2.48%
  Canada 1.04%
Cash & Other1   1.53%
  Cash & Other 1.53%
Developed - Middle East/Africa   0.17%
  Israel 0.17%

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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