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Focused Growth Fund

Summary

Summary

What is the Focused Growth Fund?

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

 

Fund Basicsas of 03/31/2021

Total Net Assets
$42.86 M
Inception Date
02/01/2019
Dividend Frequency
Monthly (Daily Accrual)
Fund Gross Expense Ratio
2.25%
Fund Net Expense Ratio
1.05%
Number of Holdings
33

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

Holding Assets
Alphabet Inc 7.6%
Microsoft Corp 7.3%
Apple Inc 5.2%
Amazon.com Inc 5.1%
Walt Disney Co/The 4.0%
Uber Technologies Inc 3.8%
Generac Holdings Inc 3.7%
Align Technology Inc 3.6%
Applied Materials Inc 3.6%
Trimble Inc 3.6%

INVESTMENT TEAM

F. Thomas O'Halloran
F. Thomas O'Halloran, CFA, J.D.

Partner & Portfolio Manager

33 Years of Industry Experience

Vernon Bice
Vernon Bice, CMT

Portfolio Manager

19 Years of Industry Experience

Matthew R. DeCicco
Matthew R. DeCicco, CFA

Partner & Director of Equities

21 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 36 Investment Professionals with 19 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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Performance

Performance

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 2.25%

Net 1.05%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 01/31/2019
w/o sales charge -2.35% 95.90% - - - 41.03%
Lipper Category Avg. Multi-Cap Growth Funds 1.45% 71.60% - - - -
Russell 1000® Growth Index 0.94% 62.74% - - - 29.53%

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 2.25%

Net 1.05%

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 2.25%

Net 1.05%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 01/31/2019
w/o sales charge -2.35% 95.90% - - - 41.03%
Lipper Category Avg. Multi-Cap Growth Funds 1.45% 71.60% - - - -
Russell 1000® Growth Index 0.94% 62.74% - - - 29.53%

Fund Expense Ratio :

Gross 2.25%

Net 1.05%

Year Fund Returns Russell 1000® Growth Index
2020 86.05% 38.49%
2019 15.73% 36.39%
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Yearly Returns
2021 -2.35% - - - 3.37%
2020 -7.26% 41.99% 21.22% 16.56% 86.05%
2019 - 4.43% -8.30% 13.09% 15.73%

NAV HISTORICAL PRICES

Date Net Asset Value

Portfolio

Portfolio

Portfolio Positioningas of 12/31/2020

  • Our view of the market remains positive.  While we are optimistic about equity returns in 2021, we acknowledge the likelihood of increased volatility as rising COVID cases and political uncertainty come back to the forefront.
  • Over the latter part of 2020, we adjusted the portfolio to be more balanced between secular and cyclical growth stocks, which we view as appropriate at this point in the stock market and economic recovery cycle. We also continued moving down in market capitalization to participate in what we believe is an intermediate-term bull market for small caps.
  • However, we continue to believe that industries powering the technology revolution – from the cloud to artificial intelligence to biotechnology, medical devices, and ecommerce – are best positioned to weather and benefit from the innovative environment that will likely persist for years.
  • Moreover, unlike many other areas of the economy, we believe that these targeted areas of innovation should continue to exhibit fundamental strength and have the potential for greater relative performance through an economic slowdown, as they continue to displace older businesses and outdated technologies. 

PORTFOLIO DETAILS as of 03/31/2021

Total Net Assets
$42.86 M
Number of Holdings
33
Weighted Average Market Cap.
507.0 B
P/B Ratio
12.0x
P/E Ratio
47.3x

Contributors & Detractors as of  03/31/2021

Contributors

Holding Contribution
Alphabet Inc 0.7%
Generac Holdings, Inc. 0.6%
Draftkings Inc 0.6%
Applied Materials Inc 0.5%
Microsoft Corp. 0.3%

Detractors

Holding Contribution
Docusign Inc -0.5%
Apple, Inc. -0.5%
RingCentral, Inc. -0.5%
Enphase Energy, Inc. -0.4%
Netflix, Inc. -0.4%

Attribution Analysis 

Focused Growth Fund Benchmark Variance
Sector Avg. Weight Base Return Avg. Weight Base Return Stock Selection Group Weight Total

Fees & Expenses

Fees & Expenses

EXPENSE RATIOas of 03/31/2021

Fund Gross Expense Ratio Fund Net Expense Ratio
2.25% 1.05%

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