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Value Opportunities Fund

Summary

Summary

What is the Value Opportunities Fund?

The Fund seeks to deliver long-term growth of capital by investing primarily in stocks of small and mid-sized U.S. companies.

Fund Basicsas of 01/29/2021

Total Net Assets
$1.54 B
Inception Date
12/30/2005
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Fund Expense Ratio
0.93%
Number of Holdings
75
Minimum Initial Investment
$1,000,000+

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 8.49% 39.01% 11.94% 13.03% 9.93% 10.81%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds - - - - - -
Russell 2500™ Index 9.13% 45.90% 15.08% 17.42% 12.27% 10.07%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 15.46% 15.46% 7.91% 10.12% 9.57% 10.33%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds 9.18% 9.18% 7.01% 9.83% 9.57% -
Russell 2500™ Index 19.99% 19.99% 11.33% 13.64% 11.97% 9.54%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

TEN LARGEST HOLDINGS as of 01/29/2021View Portfolio

Holding Assets
Entegris Inc 2.2%
Charles River Laboratories International Inc 2.0%
TechTarget Inc 2.0%
Euronet Worldwide Inc 1.9%
Discover Financial Services 1.8%
East West Bancorp Inc 1.8%
STERIS PLC 1.8%
Western Alliance Bancorp 1.8%
Crane Co 1.7%
PerkinElmer Inc 1.7%

INVESTMENT TEAM

Eli Rabinowich
Eli Rabinowich

Portfolio Manager

16 Years of Industry Experience

John C. Hardy
John C. Hardy

Portfolio Manager

17 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 32 Investment Professionals with 19 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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Performance

Performance

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 8.49% 39.01% 11.94% 13.03% 9.93% 10.81%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds - - - - - -
Russell 2500™ Index 9.13% 45.90% 15.08% 17.42% 12.27% 10.07%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 15.46% 15.46% 7.91% 10.12% 9.57% 10.33%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds 9.18% 9.18% 7.01% 9.83% 9.57% -
Russell 2500™ Index 19.99% 19.99% 11.33% 13.64% 11.97% 9.54%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.93%

Year Fund Returns Russell 2500™ Index
2020 15.46% 19.99%
2019 23.13% 27.77%
2018 -11.62% -10.00%
2017 10.41% 16.81%
2016 16.74% 17.59%
2015 -2.65% -2.90%
2014 9.45% 7.07%
2013 36.53% 36.80%
2012 10.13% 17.88%
2011 -3.83% -2.51%
2010 24.91% -
2009 34.27% -
2008 -27.49% -
2007 11.28% -
2006 29.41% -
2005 0.00% -
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Yearly Returns
2021 - - - - 9.34%
2020 -25.31% 21.75% 4.24% 21.81% 15.46%
2019 11.94% 1.71% 1.36% 6.69% 23.13%
2018 -2.54% 3.00% 6.69% -17.48% -11.62%
2017 1.29% 2.06% 2.45% 4.24% 10.41%
2016 3.07% 2.61% 4.30% 5.83% 16.74%
2015 4.17% -0.14% -7.98% 1.70% -2.65%
2014 4.56% 2.86% -5.66% 7.86% 9.45%
2013 14.07% 2.08% 6.73% 9.87% 36.53%
2012 9.08% -7.07% 4.71% 3.76% 10.13%
2011 6.57% -0.35% -20.99% 14.62% -3.83%
2010 9.11% -9.42% 10.63% 14.24% 24.91%
2009 -6.37% 15.18% 19.28% 4.39% 34.27%
2008 -8.50% 0.74% -2.45% -19.36% -27.49%
2007 4.34% 9.39% 0.56% -3.05% 11.28%
2006 15.81% 2.43% 2.21% 6.73% 29.41%
2005 - - - - 0.00%

NAV HISTORICAL PRICES

Date Net Asset Value

Portfolio

Portfolio

Portfolio Positioning as of 12/31/2020

  • The Fund employs a fundamental, bottom-up individual stock selection strategy that focuses on quality companies with compelling valuation over a long term horizon. 
  • We initiated a position in shares of Caesars Entertainment, Inc., a casino and resort manager. We believe that despite the significant decline in traffic due to the pandemic over the last year, the company has positioned itself well through the downturn to create significant value as customers return to casinos in a more normalized fashion. Additionally, after a recent acquisition, we believe Caesars is well positioned to take advantage of the secular growth opportunities in online sports betting.
  • We also initiated a position in Aspen Technology, Inc, a software company primarily servicing the oil and gas industry. We believe that the company is an essential component for large energy and chemical companies to continue to reduce costs and operate in a more environmentally friendly manner.
  • We sold the Fund’s position in Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., an American restaurant company, following the company’s announcement that it will be acquired by Inspire Brands.
  • We also sold the Fund’s position in First Republic Bank, a regional bank, following a period of strong outperformance, in favor of other investment opportunities consistent with out normalized free cash flow methodology. 

PORTFOLIO DETAILS as of 01/29/2021

Total Net Assets
$1.54 B
Number of Holdings
75
Weighted Average Market Cap.
8.5 B
P/B Ratio
3.6x
P/E Ratio
27.7x

Contributors & Detractors as of  12/31/2020

Contributors

Holding Contribution
Discover Financial Services 1.1%
SVB Financial Group 1.0%
Euronet Worldwide Inc 1.0%
Lear Corp. 0.8%
Teradyne, Inc. 0.7%

Detractors

Holding Contribution
Exelixis Inc -0.1%
Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc -0.1%
Sonos Inc -0.1%
Dorman Products Inc -0.1%
Aspen Technology Inc -0.1%

Attribution Analysis 

Value Opportunities Fund Benchmark Variance
Sector Avg. Weight Base Return Avg. Weight Base Return Stock Selection Group Weight Total

Dividends & Cap Gains

Dividends & Cap Gains

Dividend Payments

For
YTD Dividends Paidas of 03/03/2021
$0
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Reinvest & Payable Date Dividend Reinvest Price
11/23/2020 11/24/2020 11/24/2020 $0.09070 $19.46

Upcoming Dividend Payment Dates

This section lists all anticipated income and Capital Gain distribution dates and any actual distributions are subject to adequacy of earnings and must be approved by the Board of Directors/Trustees. Please note that dates are subject to change.

Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Reinvest & Payable Date
11/22/2021 11/23/2021 11/23/2021

Capital Gains Distributions

For
Record Date Reinvest & Payable Date Long-term Short-term * Total Reinvest Price
11/23/2020 11/24/2020 $0.9977 - $0.9977 $19.46

Upcoming Capital Gain Distribution

This section lists all anticipated income and Capital Gain distribution dates and any actual distributions are subject to adequacy of earnings and must be approved by the Board of Directors/Trustees. Please note that dates are subject to change.

Record Date Ex-Dividend Date
11/22/2021 11/23/2021

Fees & Expenses

Fees & Expenses

EXPENSE RATIOas of 01/31/2021

0.93%

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