The Schwab emerging market fund’s sector allocations include financials 26.9%, energy 13.6%, materials 12.4%, telecom services 9.4%, info. tech. 8.7%, industrials 8.3%, consumer staples 7.99%, consumer discretionary 7.4%, utilities 4.1% and health care 1.3%. Country allocations include China 17.3%, Brazil 16.4%, Taiwan 12.6%, South Africa 10.8%, India 8.8%, Russia 6.1%, Mexico 6.0%, Malaysia 4.9%, Indonesia 2.7% and Thailand 2.5%.

The SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: GMMtries to reflect the performance of the S&P Emerging BMI Index. GMM has a 0.59% expense ratio and has 604 holdings. The fund is up 4.6% year-to-date.

The SPDR ETF’s sector allocations include financials 22.4%, energy 15.6%, info. tech 11.6%, materials 10.6%, consumer staples 9.5%, telecom services 8.9%, consumer discretionary 8.4%, industrials 5.8%, utilities 2.9% and health care 1.3%. Top country allocations include: China 19.7%, Brazil 14.2%, Taiwan 11.8%, South Africa 10.8%, Russia 9.3%, India 7.5%, Mexico 6.7%, Malaysia 4.0%, Indonesia 3.3%, Thailand 2.5%, Chile 2.3% and Turkey 1.9%.

The SPDR MSCI EM 50 ETF (NYSEArca: EMFT) follows the largest emerging market stocks from the MSCI Emerging Markets Index by market-cap. EMFT has a 0.50% expense ratio and currently has 56 holdings. The fund launched on Feb. 27, 2012, and it is up 4.0% over the past three months.

EMFT’s sector allocations include financials 23.0%, info tech 22.1%, energy 19.3%, telecom services 12.3%, materials 10.5%, consumer discreitonary 7.3%, consumer staples 4.3% and industrials 0.7% – it should be noted that Samsung accounts for 9.3% of the overall allocations. Country allocations include China 25.8%, South Korea 21.1%, Brazil 14.3%, Taiwan 10.7%, Russia 10.6%, South Africa 9.7%, Mexico 5.2% and India 2.6%.

Additionally, investors may consider an equal-weight exposure to the overall emerging markets, which provides a heavier emphasis on small- and mid-cap stocks, compared to the previously mentioned ETFs.

The Guggenheim MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWEMtries to reflect the performance of the MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Weighted Index. EWEM has a 0.71% expense ratio and has 474 holdings. The ETF is up 4.5% year-to-date.

The Guggenheim ETF’s sector allocations include financials 19.3%, materials 13.5%, industrials 13.5%, info. tech. 9.2%, consumer discretionary 8.2%, consumer staples 6.5%, energy 6.2%, telecom services 5.7%, utilities 4.0% and health care 1.2%. Top country allocations include China 17.3%, South Korea 17.0%, Taiwain 14.8%, Brazil 8.4%, India 8.2%, South Africa 7.3%, Turkey 3.6%, Malaysia 3.2%, Thailand 3.1%, Russia 3.0%, Indonesia 2.9% and Mexico 2.4%.

For more information on emerging market countries, visit our emerging markets category.

Max Chen contributed to this article.