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Small Cap Value Fund

Summary

Summary

What is the Small Cap Value Fund?

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

Fund Basicsas of 01/31/2020

Total Net Assets
$731.15 M
Inception Date
12/13/1995
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Number of Holdings
76
Minimum Initial Investment
$1,000+

Expense Ratioas of 01/31/2020

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/13/1995
w/o sales charge -3.92% 4.85% 2.76% 5.81% 9.33% 11.16%
Lipper Category Avg. Small-Cap Core Funds -3.59% 7.81% 5.15% 6.93% 10.73% -
Russell 2000® Value Index -5.39% 4.38% 3.10% 6.71% 10.28% 9.29%
w/ sales charge -9.44% -1.19% 0.74% 4.56% 8.68% 10.88%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/13/1995
w/o sales charge 20.26% 20.26% 4.05% 6.05% 9.30% 11.38%
Lipper Category Avg. Small-Cap Core Funds 23.81% 23.81% 6.51% 6.90% 10.77% -
Russell 2000® Value Index 22.39% 22.39% 4.77% 6.99% 10.56% 9.58%
w/ sales charge 13.38% 13.38% 2.02% 4.80% 8.65% 11.11%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

TEN LARGEST HOLDINGS as of 01/31/2020View Portfolio

Holding Assets
Portland General Electric Co. 2.2%
Alamo Group Inc 2.1%
Malibu Boats, Inc. 2.0%
Northwestern Corp. 2.0%
Chemical Financial Corp. 2.0%
Bank of Hawaii Corp. 1.8%
IDACORP, Inc. 1.8%
Highwoods Properties, Inc. 1.8%
Opus Bank 1.8%
Sterling Bancorp/DE 1.7%

INVESTMENT TEAM

Eli Rabinowich
Eli Rabinowich

Portfolio Manager

16 Years of Industry Experience

A. Edward Allinson
John C. Hardy

Portfolio Manager

17 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 36 Investment Professionals with 18 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 12/13/1995
w/o sales charge -3.92% 4.85% 2.76% 5.81% 9.33% 11.16%
Lipper Category Avg. Small-Cap Core Funds -3.59% 7.81% 5.15% 6.93% 10.73% -
Russell 2000® Value Index -5.39% 4.38% 3.10% 6.71% 10.28% 9.29%
w/ sales charge -9.44% -1.19% 0.74% 4.56% 8.68% 10.88%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/13/1995
w/o sales charge 20.26% 20.26% 4.05% 6.05% 9.30% 11.38%
Lipper Category Avg. Small-Cap Core Funds 23.81% 23.81% 6.51% 6.90% 10.77% -
Russell 2000® Value Index 22.39% 22.39% 4.77% 6.99% 10.56% 9.58%
w/ sales charge 13.38% 13.38% 2.02% 4.80% 8.65% 11.11%

Fund Expense Ratio :

1.18%

Year Fund Returns Russell 2000® Value Index
2019 20.26% 22.39%
2018 -11.88% -12.86%
2017 6.31% 7.84%
2016 20.47% 31.74%
2015 -1.17% -7.47%
2014 1.89% 4.22%
2013 33.68% 34.52%
2012 10.57% 18.05%
2011 -4.61% -5.50%
2010 26.23% 24.50%
2009 29.82% -
2008 -31.06% -
2007 10.43% -
2006 20.42% -
2005 13.21% -
2004 22.39% -
2003 44.94% -
2002 -11.09% -
2001 7.93% -
2000 33.46% -
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Yearly Returns
2020 - - - - -0.60%
2019 12.41% 0.53% 0.18% 6.23% 20.26%
2018 -1.27% 6.80% 6.32% -21.39% -11.88%
2017 0.46% -0.18% 2.00% 3.94% 6.31%
2016 1.15% 3.85% 6.04% 8.15% 20.47%
2015 4.64% -0.29% -9.05% 4.14% -1.17%
2014 0.90% 2.46% -7.53% 6.58% 1.89%
2013 13.65% 0.79% 6.51% 9.57% 33.68%
2012 12.24% -9.00% 5.26% 2.85% 10.57%
2011 9.13% -3.15% -24.62% 19.73% -4.61%
2010 9.92% -10.74% 11.75% 15.13% 26.23%
2009 -12.10% 18.80% 16.97% 6.27% 29.82%
2008 -7.39% 2.09% -3.91% -24.12% -31.06%
2007 2.32% 8.17% 2.31% -2.48% 10.43%
2006 15.62% -1.13% -0.59% 5.96% 20.42%
2005 -1.45% 2.69% 10.44% 1.30% 13.21%
2004 6.39% 3.46% -0.33% 11.56% 22.39%
2003 -2.25% 19.38% 5.18% 18.09% 44.94%
2002 8.79% -6.49% -14.95% 2.77% -11.09%
2001 -0.88% 9.30% -14.43% 16.44% 7.93%
2000 7.94% 3.48% 5.21% 13.57% 33.46%
1999 -10.62% 22.89% -8.48% 7.63% 8.20%
1998 10.57% -7.58% -24.20% 19.61% -7.35%
1997 5.38% 16.72% 16.51% -4.62% 36.69%
1996 8.77% 7.15% 2.81% 8.93% 30.52%
1995 - - - - 0.30%

Growth of $10,000 as of 12/31/2019

NAV HISTORICAL PRICES

Date Net Asset Value

Portfolio

Portfolio

Portfolio Positioning as of 12/31/2019

  • The portfolio 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 Saia, Inc., a transportation holding company. We believe Saia has an excellent opportunity to continue to improve its margins over the course of the next 3-5 years while simultaneously continuing to grow market share in the increasingly attractive less than truckload (LTL) transport market.
  • We purchased shares of Triumph Group, Inc., an aerospace and defense systems manufacturer. Following a series of recent restructurings and divestitures of underperforming businesses, we believe Triumph Group is on the cusp of significantly improved free cash flow generation. As a result, we see the equity as significantly undervalued on our normalized free cash flow outlook.
  • We sold the portfolio’s position in Gibraltar Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of products for building markets, and Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., a power and control technologies provider. The sales were consistent with our normalized free cash flow framework.

PORTFOLIO DETAILS as of 01/31/2020

Total Net Assets
$731.15 M
Number of Holdings
76
Weighted Average Market Cap.
3.3 B
P/B Ratio
1.9x
P/E Ratio
16.8x

Contributors & Detractors as of  12/31/2019

Contributors

Holding Contribution
Malibu Boats, Inc. 0.6%
Tech Data Corp. 0.5%
Chemical Financial Corp. 0.4%
Victory Cap Hldgs Inc 0.4%
Arcosa Inc 0.4%

Detractors

Holding Contribution
Plantronics, Inc. -0.3%
AdvanSix, Inc. -0.2%
Triumph Group, Inc. -0.2%
Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. -0.2%
Prosight Global Inc -0.1%

Attribution Analysis 

Small Cap Value 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 02/20/2020
$0
Dividend Frequency
Annually
Record Date Ex-Dividend Date Reinvest & Payable Date Dividend Reinvest Price
12/17/2019 12/18/2019 12/18/2019 $0.05320 $15.02

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
12/17/2020 12/18/2020 12/18/2020

Capital Gains Distributions

For
Record Date Reinvest & Payable Date Long-term Short-term * Total Reinvest Price
12/17/2019 12/18/2019 $2.8946 - $2.8946 $15.02

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
12/17/2020 12/18/2020

Fees & Expenses

Fees & Expenses

Sales Charge Schedule as of 02/20/2020

  Sales Charge Dealer's Concession Prices at Breakpoint
Less than $50,000 5.75% 5.00% $15.89
$50,000 to $99,999 4.75% 4.00% $15.73
$100,000 to $249,999 3.95% 3.25% $15.60
$250,000 to $499,999 2.75% 2.25% $15.40
$500,000 to $999,999 1.95% 1.75% $15.28
$1,000,000 to $5,000,000 0.00% 1.00% $14.98

EXPENSE RATIOas of 01/31/2020

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Class A  Except as noted below, returns with sales charges reflect a maximum sales charge of 5.75% for equity funds, 2.25% for all tax-free income funds, fixed income funds and multi-asset class funds. There are also ongoing 12b-1 service fees (and, in certain cases, distribution fees).

Class A Shares purchased subject to a front-end sales charge have no contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC). However, certain purchases of Class A shares made without a front-end sales charge may be subject to a CDSC of 1% if the shares are redeemed before the first day of the month in which the one year anniversary of the purchase falls. The CDSC is not reflected in the performance with maximum sales charge.

Except as noted below, returns with sales charges reflect a maximum sales charge of 2.50%. There are also ongoing 12b-1 service and distribution fees.

Class A Shares purchased subject to a front-end sales charge have no contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC). However, certain purchases of Class A shares made without a front-end sales charge may be subject to a CDSC of 1.50% if the shares are repurchased before the first day of the month in which the one year anniversary of the purchase falls. The CDSC is not reflected in the performance with maximum sales charge.

 

Except as noted below, returns with sales charges reflect a maximum sales charge of 2.50%. There are also ongoing 12b-1 service and distribution fees.

Class A Shares purchased subject to a front-end sales charge have no contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC). However, certain purchases of Class A shares made without a front-end sales charge may be subject to a CDSC of 1.50% if the shares are repurchased before the first day of the month in which the one year anniversary of the purchase falls. The CDSC is not reflected in the performance with maximum sales charge.

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