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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 03/31/2021

Total Net Assets
$1.69 B
Inception Date
12/30/2005
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Number of Holdings
76
Minimum Initial Investment
$1,500+

Expense Ratioas of 04/30/2021

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 17.63% 60.84% 14.87% 12.63% 10.13% 10.94%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds 16.43% 58.56% 13.38% 12.94% 10.29% -
Russell 2500™ Index 15.36% 71.95% 16.76% 16.50% 12.32% 10.35%
w/ sales charge 10.87% 51.62% 12.61% 11.30% 9.48% 10.51%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 11.74% 72.46% 12.68% 11.65% 9.80% 10.63%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds 11.00% 70.74% 11.68% 12.11% 10.15% -
Russell 2500™ Index 10.93% 89.40% 15.34% 15.93% 12.20% 10.13%
w/ sales charge 5.31% 62.55% 10.49% 10.33% 9.15% 10.19%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

TEN LARGEST HOLDINGS as of 03/31/2021View Portfolio

Holding Assets
Entegris Inc 2.2%
Western Alliance Bancorp 2.1%
Crane Co 1.9%
East West Bancorp Inc 1.9%
Euronet Worldwide Inc 1.9%
A O Smith Corp 1.8%
Avery Dennison Corp 1.8%
Charles River Laboratories International Inc 1.8%
Discover Financial Services 1.8%
Williams-Sonoma Inc 1.8%

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 31 Investment Professionals with 19 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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Performance

Performance

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 17.63% 60.84% 14.87% 12.63% 10.13% 10.94%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds 16.43% 58.56% 13.38% 12.94% 10.29% -
Russell 2500™ Index 15.36% 71.95% 16.76% 16.50% 12.32% 10.35%
w/ sales charge 10.87% 51.62% 12.61% 11.30% 9.48% 10.51%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/30/2005
w/o sales charge 11.74% 72.46% 12.68% 11.65% 9.80% 10.63%
Lipper Category Avg. Mid-Cap Core Funds 11.00% 70.74% 11.68% 12.11% 10.15% -
Russell 2500™ Index 10.93% 89.40% 15.34% 15.93% 12.20% 10.13%
w/ sales charge 5.31% 62.55% 10.49% 10.33% 9.15% 10.19%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

Year Fund Returns Russell 2500™ Index
2020 15.19% 19.99%
2019 22.86% 27.77%
2018 -11.86% -10.00%
2017 10.15% 16.81%
2016 16.39% 17.59%
2015 -2.88% -2.90%
2014 9.11% 7.07%
2013 36.10% 36.80%
2012 9.73% 17.88%
2011 -4.18% -2.51%
2010 24.50% -
2009 33.82% -
2008 -27.77% -
2007 10.91% -
2006 28.96% -
2005 0.00% -
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Yearly Returns
2021 11.74% - - - 12.94%
2020 -25.37% 21.65% 4.20% 21.77% 15.19%
2019 11.89% 1.61% 1.31% 6.66% 22.86%
2018 -2.59% 2.91% 6.60% -17.52% -11.86%
2017 1.24% 2.04% 2.35% 4.19% 10.15%
2016 3.00% 2.48% 4.29% 5.73% 16.39%
2015 4.09% -0.20% -8.07% 1.70% -2.88%
2014 4.47% 2.74% -5.70% 7.81% 9.11%
2013 13.99% 2.01% 6.64% 9.75% 36.10%
2012 9.00% -7.16% 4.64% 3.63% 9.73%
2011 6.44% -0.42% -21.04% 14.48% -4.18%
2010 9.00% -9.48% 10.55% 14.14% 24.50%
2009 -6.49% 15.12% 19.26% 4.24% 33.82%
2008 -8.60% 0.58% -2.46% -19.44% -27.77%
2007 4.19% 9.35% 0.42% -3.06% 10.91%
2006 15.71% 2.35% 2.13% 6.62% 28.96%
2005 - - - - 0.00%

Growth of $10,000 as of 04/30/2021

NAV HISTORICAL PRICES

Date Net Asset Value

Portfolio

Portfolio

Portfolio Positioning as of 03/31/2021

  • 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 Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company. We believe Pacific Bancorp is a high-quality bank with a unique lending platform that has been enhanced by the acquisition of Opus Bank. We feel that it is currently trading at an attractive multiple following COVID related weakness.
  • We also initiated a position in shares of Sabre Corp., a technology solutions provider. Sabre’s business was significantly impacted by the pandemic, but as vaccines are rolled out and people begin to travel, we anticipate the company to return to significant cash generation on a normalized basis.
  • We sold the Fund’s position in FLIR Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of thermal imaging cameras, following the company’s announcement that it will be acquired by Teledyne.
  • We also sold the Fund’s position in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a semiconductor company, following a period of strong outperformance, in favor of other investment opportunities consistent with out normalized free cash flow methodology. 

PORTFOLIO DETAILS as of 03/31/2021

Total Net Assets
$1.69 B
Number of Holdings
76
Weighted Average Market Cap.
9.5 B
P/B Ratio
3.8x
P/E Ratio
27.7x

Contributors & Detractors as of  03/31/2021

Contributors

Holding Contribution
Williams-Sonoma Inc 1.0%
Western Alliance Bancorp 0.9%
East West Bancorp, Inc. 0.7%
Sonos Inc 0.7%
Generac Holdings, Inc. 0.6%

Detractors

Holding Contribution
Covetrus Inc -0.2%
PerkinElmer Inc -0.2%
Novavax Inc -0.2%
Monolithic Power Systems Inc -0.1%
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp -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 05/12/2021
$0
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Reinvest & Payable Date Dividend Reinvest Price
11/23/2020 11/24/2020 11/24/2020 $0.04590 $18.53

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 $18.53

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

Sales Charge Schedule as of 05/12/2021

  Sales Charge Dealer's Concession Prices at Breakpoint
Less than $50,000 5.75% 5.00% $22.97
$50,000 to $99,999 4.75% 4.00% $22.73
$100,000 to $249,999 3.95% 3.25% $22.54
$250,000 to $499,999 2.75% 2.25% $22.26
$500,000 to $999,999 1.95% 1.75% $22.08
$1,000,000 to $5,000,000 0.00% 1.00% $21.65

EXPENSE RATIOas of 04/30/2021

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