Voya Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund

Class A: IHD
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Voya Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund

The Fund’s investment objective is total return through a combination of current income, capital gains and capital appreciation.

Daily Prices

as of October 2, 2023

Net Asset Value (NAV)$5.66
Closing Price$4.78
Price Change-0.15
Premium/(Discount)-15.55

Product Facts

Ticker SymbolIHD
CUSIP92912P108
Inception DateApril 26, 2011
Dividends PaidQuarterly

About this Product

  • Invests primarily in dividend producing equity securities of issuers located in emerging markets
  • Sells call options on selected ETFs and/or international, regional or country indices of equity securities, and/or on equity securities, with the underlying value of such calls representing 15% to 50% of total value of the Fund’s portfolio

Investment Objective

The Fund’s investment objective is total return through a combination of current income, capital gains and capital appreciation. 

Performance

Average Annual Total Returns %

As of August 31, 2023

As of June 30, 2023

Most Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter EndMost Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter End
Most Recent Month EndYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRExpense Ratios
GrossNet
Net Asset Value+4.83+4.97+2.72+2.18+2.761.43%1.40%
Market Price+3.76+2.89+1.95+2.00+1.60
Net Asset Value+5.88+5.90+6.00+2.89+2.921.43%1.40%
Market Price+3.78+2.74+5.13+1.73+0.66

Inception Date - Class A:April 26, 2011

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Portfolio will fluctuate, so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. See above "Average Annual Total Returns %" for performance information current to the most recent month-end.

Portfolio

Portfolio Statistics

As of August 31, 2023

Net Assets millions
Net Assets:

The per-share dollar amount of the fund, calculated by dividing the total value of all the securities in its portfolio, less any liabilities, by the number of fund shares outstanding.

$107.5
Number of Holdings
Number of Holdings:

Number of Holdings in the investment.

323
Outstanding Shares18,255,207
Total

Top Holdings

% of Total Investments as of August 31, 2023

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.6.81
Tencent Holdings Ltd.3.62
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF2.90
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.2.57
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.1.76
ICICI Bank Ltd.1.44
Meituan Class B1.22
Infosys Ltd.1.11
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.0.99
HON HAI Precision Industry Co., Ltd.0.97
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Portfolio Composition

as of August 31, 2023

Other2.90
Short Terms0.73
Stocks96.37
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Sector Weightings

% of Total Investments as of August 31, 2023

Information Technology23.00
Financials20.51
Consumer Discretionary11.23
Communication Services8.71
Industrials8.13
Materials6.78
Consumer Staples5.18
Energy4.92
Health Care3.27
Not Classified - Mutual Fund2.92
Utilities2.79
Real Estate2.56
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Top Country Weightings

% of Total Investments as of August 31, 2023

China27.97
Taiwan15.80
India13.85
South Korea12.04
Brazil4.79
Saudi Arabia3.66
South Africa3.51
Emerging Markets2.90
Thailand2.40
Mexico2.16
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Information provided is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Portfolio data is subject to daily change.

Distributions

Payment Frequency: Quarterly

Ex-Date
Ex-Date:

Date on which a stock begins trading without the benefit of the dividend. Typically, a stock’s price moves up by the dollar amount of the dividend as the ex-dividend date approaches, then falls by the amount of the dividend after that date.

Payable Date
Payable Date:

Date on which a declared stock dividend or a bond interest payment is scheduled to be paid.

Record Date
Record Date:

Date on which a shareholder must officially own shares in order to be entitled to a dividend. After the date of record, the stock is said to be ex-dividend.

Quarterly DistributionsSection 19 Notice*
07/03/202307/17/202307/05/2023$0.1350
12/29/202201/17/202312/30/2022$0.1800
10/03/202210/17/202210/04/2022$0.1800
Totals: $0.4950

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Principal Risks

All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. Price volatility, liquidity, and other risks that accompany an investment in equity securities of domestic and foreign companies, and small and mid sized capitalized companies. International investing does pose special risks including currency fluctuation, economic and political risks not found in investments that are solely domestic. Risks of foreign investing are generally intensified for investments in emerging markets.

Options Risk

The Fund may purchase put and call options and may write (sell) put options and call options and is subject to Options Risk. The Fund will realize a gain or loss upon the expiration or closing of the option contract. When an option is exercised, the proceeds on sales of the underlying security for a written call option or purchased put option or the purchase cost of the security for a written put option or a purchased call option is adjusted by the amount of premium received or paid. The risk in writing a call option is that the Fund gives up the opportunity for profit if the market price of the security increases and the option is exercised. The risk in buying an option is that the Fund pays a premium whether or not the option is exercised. Risks may also arise from an illiquid secondary market or from the inability of counterparties to meet the terms of the contract. A decision as to whether, when and how to buy or sell options under the Fund’s strategy involves the exercise of skill and judgment, and even a well-conceived transaction may be unsuccessful to some degree because of market behavior or unexpected events. When an option purchased or sold by the Fund is exercised or closed out, the Fund may be required to sell portfolio securities or to deliver portfolio securities to the option purchaser to satisfy its obligations when it would not otherwise choose to do so, or the Fund may choose to sell portfolio securities to realize gains to offset the losses realized upon option exercise. Such sales or delivery would involve transaction costs borne by the Fund and may also result in realization of taxable capital gains, including short-term capital gains taxed at ordinary income tax rates, and may adversely impact the Fund’s after-tax returns.

This Fund has additional risks which you should consider, such as: Market Discount Risk, Investment and Market Risk, Emerging Markets and Foreign Investment Risk, Securities Market Risk, Industry Focused Risk, Geographic Focused Risk, Call Option Strategy Risk, Equity Risk, Dividend Producing Equity Securities Risk, Small-Cap and Mid-Cap Companies Risk, Derivatives Risk, Derivatives Regulation Risk, Distribution Risk, Tax Risk, Foreign Taxes, Management Risk, Market Disruption and Geopolitical Risk, Common Stock Risk, Illiquid Securities Risk, Current Capital Markets Environment Risk, Debt Securities Risk, Economic Risk, Entities with No or Poor Credit Ratings Risk, Financial Market Risk, Foreign (Non-U.S.) Currency Risk, Inflation Risk, International Sanctions Risk, Exchange-Traded Funds Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Investment and Repatriation Restrictions Risk, Issuer Risk, Portfolio Turnover Risk, , Risk of Investing in Other Investment Companies Risk, IPOs Risk, Depositary Receipts Risk, No Temporary Defensive Positions Risk, Securities Lending Risk and Short Sales Risk, Dividend Risk. These and other risks are described more fully in the Fund’s prospectus and the most current annual or semiannual report. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing. Consider the Fund’s investment objective, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before investing.

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