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VAESX Virtus Emerging Markets Small-Cap A

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Fund VAESX Virtus Emerging Markets Small-Cap A FEMS First Trust Emerg Mkts SC AlphaDEX® ETF JOMEX JOHCM Emerging Mkts Sm Mid Cp Eq I  
100% 86% 87%
Annual Fees
(1.86% Exp. Ratio)
(0.80% Exp. Ratio)
(1.64% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.54% annual return
$28,669.83 $39,572.52 $30,661.91
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$10,902.69 +$1,992.07
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 14.62%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 16.49%
3 YR 0.16%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 14.83%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equity or equity-linked securities of small capitalization companies located in emerging markets countries. The fund's subadviser considers small-capitalization companies to be those companies that, at the time of initial purchase, have market capitalizations of less than $5 billion. Emerging markets countries generally include every nation in the world except the U.S., Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and most nations located in Western Europe.
The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NASDAQ AlphaDEX(R) Emerging Markets Small Cap Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets in common stocks and/or depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is designed to select small cap stocks from the NASDAQ Emerging Markets Index (the "base index") that may generate positive alpha, or risk-adjusted returns, relative to traditional indices through the use of the AlphaDEX(R) selection methodology. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its assets (net assets plus the amount of borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities issued by small and medium capitalization companies that are listed in, or whose principal business activities are located in, emerging markets, including frontier markets. It also may invest, under normal market conditions, up to 20% of its assets in securities of small developed markets companies that derive, or are expected to derive, a significant portion of their revenues from their operations in emerging or frontier markets.

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