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International Equity Fund

Summary

Summary

What is the International Equity Fund?

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

Fund Basicsas of 05/31/2019

Total Net Assets
$516.39 M
Inception Date
06/30/2015
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Fund Expense Ratio
0.85%
Number of Holdings
82

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception
w/o sales charge 7.11% -9.54% 3.45% -0.76% 4.43% -
Lipper Category Avg. International Multi-Cap Core 6.88% -7.75% 4.84% 0.97% 5.88% -
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index (Net) 7.15% -6.26% 6.73% 1.31% 5.80% -

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception
w/o sales charge 9.71% -9.16% 4.69% 0.16% 7.40% -
Lipper Category Avg. International Multi-Cap Core 9.91% -5.71% 6.42% 2.01% 8.59% -
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index (Net) 10.31% -4.22% 8.09% 2.57% 8.85% -

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

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Countryas of 05/31/2019View Portfolio

Country Assets
France 13.6%
Japan 10.3%
Germany 10.0%
United Kingdom 9.3%
Switzerland 5.7%
Canada 4.2%
Hong Kong 4.0%
Netherlands 3.2%
United States 3.2%
Brazil 3.1%
India 3.0%
Australia 2.9%
Indonesia 2.8%
China 2.7%
Cayman Islands 2.3%
Sweden 2.2%
Ireland 2.2%
Republic of Korea 1.6%
Singapore 1.4%
Taiwan 1.4%
Israel 1.4%
Denmark 1.2%
Russian Federation 1.1%
Belgium 0.9%
Finland 0.6%
Philippines 0.5%
Luxembourg 0.5%
Region Weighting Fund Change from Previous Quarter
Europe ex-U.K. arrowUp0.2%
Asia/Pacific arrowDown3.0%
Americas arrowUp1.7%
Japan arrowDown1.6%
United Kingdom arrowDown0.2%
EMEA arrowUp0.1%
Cash arrowUp2.9%

INVESTMENT TEAM

Todd D. Jacobson
Todd D. Jacobson, CFA

Partner & Portfolio Manager

31 Years of Industry Experience

John F. Corr
Matthias Knerr, CFA

Portfolio Manger

24 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 38 Investment Professionals with 18 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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Performance

Performance

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception
w/o sales charge 7.11% -9.54% 3.45% -0.76% 4.43% -
Lipper Category Avg. International Multi-Cap Core 6.88% -7.75% 4.84% 0.97% 5.88% -
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index (Net) 7.15% -6.26% 6.73% 1.31% 5.80% -

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception
w/o sales charge 9.71% -9.16% 4.69% 0.16% 7.40% -
Lipper Category Avg. International Multi-Cap Core 9.91% -5.71% 6.42% 2.01% 8.59% -
MSCI ACWI ex USA Index (Net) 10.31% -4.22% 8.09% 2.57% 8.85% -

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.85%

Year Fund Returns MSCI ACWI ex USA Index (Net)
2018 -17.95% -14.20%
2017 25.60% 27.19%
2016 -1.43% 4.50%
2015 -2.32% -5.66%
2014 -9.08% -3.87%
2013 22.85% 15.29%
2012 15.10% 16.83%
2011 -11.81% -13.71%
2010 6.84% 11.15%
2009 33.93% 41.45%
2008 -42.45% -
2007 14.20% -
2006 24.12% -
2005 17.68% -
2004 14.64% -
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Yearly Returns
2019 9.71% - - - 10.23%
2018 -0.90% -5.12% 0.52% -13.19% -17.95%
2017 5.89% 5.40% 7.49% 4.70% 25.60%
2016 -2.87% -2.79% 7.21% -2.62% -1.43%
2015 3.88% -0.21% -8.82% 3.35% -2.32%
2014 -1.82% 4.04% -5.99% -5.32% -9.08%
2013 4.08% -0.47% 10.89% 6.94% 22.85%
2012 11.32% -7.66% 6.21% 5.43% 15.10%
2011 4.50% 1.81% -19.92% 3.51% -11.81%
2010 0.10% -14.91% 18.37% 5.97% 6.84%
2009 -13.52% 28.57% 20.80% -0.28% 33.93%
2008 -9.88% -1.74% -20.54% -18.21% -42.45%
2007 3.60% 8.31% 3.27% -1.44% 14.20%
2006 9.32% -2.47% 4.70% 11.19% 24.12%
2005 0.45% 0.28% 9.09% 7.10% 17.68%
2004 - - - 15.03% 14.64%

NAV Historical Prices

Date Net Asset Value

Portfolio

Portfolio

Countryas of 05/31/2019

Country Assets
France 13.6%
Japan 10.3%
Germany 10.0%
United Kingdom 9.3%
Switzerland 5.7%
Canada 4.2%
Hong Kong 4.0%
Netherlands 3.2%
United States 3.2%
Brazil 3.1%
India 3.0%
Australia 2.9%
Indonesia 2.8%
China 2.7%
Cayman Islands 2.3%
Sweden 2.2%
Ireland 2.2%
Republic of Korea 1.6%
Singapore 1.4%
Taiwan 1.4%
Israel 1.4%
Denmark 1.2%
Russian Federation 1.1%
Belgium 0.9%
Finland 0.6%
Philippines 0.5%
Luxembourg 0.5%
Region Weighting Fund Change from Previous Quarter
Europe ex-U.K. arrowUp0.2%
Asia/Pacific arrowDown3.0%
Americas arrowUp1.7%
Japan arrowDown1.6%
United Kingdom arrowDown0.2%
EMEA arrowUp0.1%
Cash arrowUp2.9%

Portfolio Positioningas of 03/31/2019

  • Over the course of the first quarter, we increased the portfolio’s allocation to the information technology sector with the purchase of shares of a South Korean multinational electronics manufacturing company and a Taiwan-based semiconductor company. The portfolio has an overweight position in the information technology sector, relative to its benchmark, the MSCI ACWI ex U.S.A. Index.
  • We also added to the portfolio’s allocation to the energy sector with the purchases of shares in a Russian multinational energy company and a Swedish oil and gas exploration company. The portfolio shifted from an underweight to an overweight position in the sector, relative to the benchmark.
  • We decreased the portfolio’s allocation to the consumer staples sector by selling its positions in a Japanese diversified retail company and a British consumer goods company focusing on health and hygiene products. The portfolio shifted from an overweight to an underweight in the consumer staples sector, relative to the portfolio’s benchmark.
  • We also decreased the portfolio’s exposure to the communication services sector by selling its position in a German telecommunications company and a Turkish mobile phone operating company. The portfolio shifted from an overweight to an underweight in the industrials sector, relative to the benchmark.
  • Geographically, we significantly increased the portfolio’s allocation to Emerging Markets, reducing the portfolio’s underweight position relative to the benchmark. We decreased the portfolio’s allocation to Western Europe, but remain overweight, relative to the benchmark. The portfolio is underweight in Emerging Markets, Japan, North America, and the United Kingdom. Emerging Markets represented approximately 20% of the portfolio at quarter end.

Portfolio Details as of 05/31/2019

Weighted Average Market Cap.
83.6 B
P/E Ratio
16.1x
P/B Ratio
2.1x
Portfolio Turnover Ratio as of 10/31/2018
124.0%
Number of Holdings
82
Total Net Assets
$516.39 M

Contributors & Detractors as of  03/29/2019

Contributors

Holding Contribution
Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd 0.6%
AIA Group Ltd. 0.4%
BHP Billiton Ltd. 0.4%
Ping An Insurance Group Co. of China Ltd. 0.3%
Anglo American plc 0.3%

Detractors

Holding Contribution
Bic Camera Inc. -0.1%
Wirecard Ag -0.1%
Seven & I Holdings Co., Ltd -0.1%
Sony Corp. -0.1%
Hiscox -0.1%

Attribution Analysis 

International Equity 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

Dividend Payments

For
YTD Dividends Paidas of 06/17/2019
$0
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Reinvest & Payable Date Dividend Reinvest Price
12/17/2018 12/18/2018 12/18/2018 $0.28610 $11.56

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
12/17/2019 12/18/2019 12/18/2019

Fees & Expenses

Fees & Expenses

Expense Ratioas of 05/31/2019

0.85%

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