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The India Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data And Portfolio Composition

PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The India Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: IFN), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of April 30, 2019. 

Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. At Aberdeen, asset management is our business. We only manage assets for clients, allowing us to focus solely on their needs and deliver independent, objective investment advice. We know global markets from the local level upwards, drawing on more than 1,900 staff, across 32 offices in 23 countries. Investment teams are based in the markets or regions where they invest, delivering local perspective in a global investment environment. (PRNewsFoto/Aberdeen Asset Management Inc.)

The Fund's total returns for various periods through April 30, 2019 are provided below.  (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees): 


Cumulative as of 04/30/19

Annualized as of 04/30/19


1 Month

3 Month

YTD

1 Year

3 Years

5 Years

10 Years

Since Inception

NAV

0.7

7.7

2.6

-0.1

10.9

10.7

11.3

9.3

Market Price

-1.0

6.0

7.4

1.5

11.8

10.9

9.3

8.4

MSCI India

0.6

9.9

7.8

3.1

11.7

8.2

9.7

6.9¹

On April 30, 2019, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$640.6 million and the Fund's NAV per share was US$23.81.

As of April 30, 2019, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition

Percent of
Net Assets

Financials

23.4

Consumer Staples

19.0

Information Technology

19.0

Materials

13.7

Health Care

7.3

Consumer Discretionary

6.4

Industrials

4.9

Real Estate

2.7

Energy

1.3

Communication Services

0.9

Cash

1.5

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of April 30, 2019, representing 53.6% of net assets, were:

Stock

Percent of

Net Assets

Housing Development Finance Corporation

9.6

Tata Consultancy Services

8.2

Infosys

5.6

ITC Ltd.

5.1

Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.

5.1

Hindustan Unilever

5.0

UltraTech Cement

4.5

Piramal Enterprises

3.8

HDFC Bank

3.4

Asian Paints Ltd.

3.4


Important Information
Aberdeen Standard Investments Inc. has prepared this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, its investment adviser, nor any other person guarantees their accuracy. Investors should seek their own professional advice and should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before acting on this information. Aberdeen is a U.S. registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Aberdeen Standard Investments is a brand of the investment businesses of Standard Life Aberdeen plc, its affiliates and subsidiaries. In the United States, Aberdeen Standard Investments is the marketing name for the following affiliated, registered investment advisers:  Aberdeen Standard Investments Inc., Aberdeen Asset Managers Ltd., Aberdeen Standard Investments Australia Ltd., Aberdeen Standard Investments (Asia) Ltd., Aberdeen Capital Management, LLC, Aberdeen Standard Investments ETFs Advisors LLC and Standard Life Investments (Corporate Funds) Ltd.

Closed-end funds are traded on the secondary market through one of the stock exchanges. The Fund's investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares of closed-end funds may trade above (a premium) or below (a discount) the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.  Investment returns and principle value will fluctuate and shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. NAV return data includes investment management fees, custodial charges and administrative fees (such as Director and legal fees) and assumes the reinvestment of all distributions. Returns for periods less than one year are not annualized. Holdings are subject to change and are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities shown.   Inception date February 23, 1994.





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¹ For the MSCI India benchmark, the returns provided for since inception are based on month-end level valuations as of February 28, 1994.  

 


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