Korea Equity Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:KEF)

$7.04 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 11/21/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$7.04
Today's Range$7.02 - $7.04
52-Week Range$7.01 - $9.62
Volume118,900 shs
Average Volume85,281 shs
Market Capitalization$68.57 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.00%
Beta0.69

About Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

Korea Equity Fund logoKorea Equity Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in equity securities of South Korean companies. Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest approximately 80% of its total assets in such securities. The Fund invests in various industries, including electronic appliances and components, insurance, transportation equipment, financing business, other products, media and entertainment, wholesale, and iron and steel. The Fund's manager is Nomura Asset Management U.S.A. Inc. The Fund's investment advisor is Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. The Fund's investment sub-advisors are Nomura Asset Management Hong Kong Limited and Nomura Asset Management Singapore Limited.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.07
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 9,740,000
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

What is Korea Equity Fund's stock symbol?

Korea Equity Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KEF."

How often does Korea Equity Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Korea Equity Fund?

Korea Equity Fund declared a special dividend on Monday, June 19th. Investors of record on Monday, June 26th will be paid a dividend of $2.1347 per share on Thursday, June 29th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 30th. View Korea Equity Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of Korea Equity Fund's key competitors?

Who are Korea Equity Fund's key executives?

Korea Equity Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Rodney A. Buck, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Yutaka Itabashi, President, Director
  • Neil Daniele, Chief Compliance Officer, Secretary
  • Maria R. Premole, Vice President
  • Takeshi Toyoshima, Vice President
  • Amy J. Marose, Treasurer
  • Kelly So Young Lee, Assistant Treasurer
  • David B. Chemidlin, Independent Director
  • E. Han Kim, Independent Director
  • Marcia L. MacHarg, Independent Director

How do I buy Korea Equity Fund stock?

Shares of Korea Equity Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Korea Equity Fund's stock price today?

One share of Korea Equity Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.04.

How big of a company is Korea Equity Fund?

Korea Equity Fund has a market capitalization of $68.57 million.

How can I contact Korea Equity Fund?

Korea Equity Fund's mailing address is 309 W 49th St, NEW YORK, NY 10019-7316, United States. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at +1-800-8330018.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE KEF)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  27 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  27 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  54
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

Consensus Price Target History for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

Price Target History for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

Analysts' Ratings History for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

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Earnings

Earnings History for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)


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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

Most Recent Dividend:6/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.07
Dividend Yield:0.99%
Dividend Growth:-41.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE KEF)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/19/2017special$2.136/30/20176/26/20176/29/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE KEF)

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.88%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE:KEF)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE KEF)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/21/2017Investors General Part BulldogMajor ShareholderBuy45,200$9.54$431,208.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy3,700$9.51$35,187.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy50,000$9.53$476,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy250,000$9.53$2,382,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy100,500$9.54$958,770.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Investors General Part BulldogMajor ShareholderBuy25,600$9.08$232,448.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy6,396$8.96$57,308.16View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$8.78$87,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/18/2017Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullMajor ShareholderBuy10,000$8.61$86,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy20,500$8.58$175,890.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy7,432$8.51$63,246.32View SEC Filing  
4/10/2017Value Offshore Fund Ltd. FullMajor ShareholderBuy7,432$8.51$63,246.32View SEC Filing  
4/3/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy10,362$8.78$90,978.36View SEC Filing  
3/29/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy22,700$8.66$196,582.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy25,500$8.70$221,850.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy4,300$8.62$37,066.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy906$8.65$7,836.90View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy12,500$8.19$102,375.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy1,400$8.06$11,284.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy50,402$8.13$409,768.26View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy55,300$8.24$455,672.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy57,500$8.29$476,675.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy62,246$8.19$509,794.74View SEC Filing  
2/14/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy7,400$8.20$60,680.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy48,900$8.18$400,002.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderBuy50,000$8.14$407,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013E. Han KimDirectorBuy5,000$8.55$42,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2013Rodney A BuckDirectorBuy2,000$8.56$17,120.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Korea Equity Fund (NYSE KEF)

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DateHeadline
Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Adjournment of Annual Meeting to December 1, 2016Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Adjournment of Annual Meeting to December 1, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 5:03 PM
Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Declares $0.0989 Short-Term Capital Gains Distribution and $0.1166 Long-Term Capital Gains DistributionKorea Equity Fund, Inc. Declares $0.0989 Short-Term Capital Gains Distribution and $0.1166 Long-Term Capital Gains Distribution
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 5:03 PM
Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Board of Directors Determines to Adopt a Plan to Liquidate the FundKorea Equity Fund, Inc. Board of Directors Determines to Adopt a Plan to Liquidate the Fund
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 5:03 PM
Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Date for Shareholder Meeting to Consider the Liquidation of the FundKorea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Date for Shareholder Meeting to Consider the Liquidation of the Fund
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 5:03 PM
Bulldog Adds to Korea Equity Fund PositionBulldog Adds to Korea Equity Fund Position
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 5:03 PM
Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces That Its Shareholders Have Approved the Liquidation of the FundKorea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces That Its Shareholders Have Approved the Liquidation of the Fund
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 5:03 PM
The Money-Losing Volatility Trade That Hedge Funds Cant ResistThe Money-Losing Volatility Trade That Hedge Funds Can't Resist
www.bloomberg.com - October 16 at 7:44 PM
The Korea Fund, Inc. Announces a Public Call/Webcast with the Portfolio ManagerThe Korea Fund, Inc. Announces a Public Call/Webcast with the Portfolio Manager
www.businesswire.com - October 11 at 5:02 PM
Asia Alternatives Announces Fund Closings of over US$1.8 billionAsia Alternatives Announces Fund Closings of over US$1.8 billion
www.marketwatch.com - September 14 at 6:51 AM
China’s Equity-Market Underdogs Could End The Year In FrontChina’s Equity-Market Underdogs Could End The Year In Front
www.bloomberg.com - August 29 at 8:25 PM
Korea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Liquidating DistributionKorea Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Liquidating Distribution
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 3:28 PM
BRIEF-Korea Equity Fund says shareholders approved dissolution and liquidation of fundBRIEF-Korea Equity Fund says shareholders approved dissolution and liquidation of fund
www.reuters.com - May 24 at 11:07 PM
KOREA EQUITY FUND INCKOREA EQUITY FUND INC
www.finanznachrichten.de - May 24 at 11:07 PM

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This page was last updated on 11/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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