GAASX: Aberdeen Dynamic Allocation I/S

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GAASX Aberdeen Dynamic Allocation I/S


Profile

GAASX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -18.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -4.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.7%
  • Net Assets $9.01 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 75.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.32
$10.13
$14.34

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.58%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 4.10%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Allocation

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -18.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.77%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Aberdeen Dynamic Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Aberdeen
  • Inception Date
    Jun 29, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Robert Minter

Fund Description

The fund is a "fund of funds" that seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in underlying funds (the "underlying funds") and, to a limited extent, in direct investments. The advisor intends to allocate its assets among a wide range of asset classes in a dynamic way to capture return from a number of equity, fixed income and other sources.


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Categories

Performance

GAASX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GAASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -18.8% -29.2% 2.4% 83.93%
1 Yr -16.1% -27.1% 7.4% 76.36%
3 Yr -4.7%* -7.1% 1.2% 86.05%
5 Yr -3.7%* -6.4% 20.6% 73.17%
10 Yr N/A* -1.0% 11.3% 2.94%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GAASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.1% 0.6% 15.6% 12.73%
2018 -12.3% -18.0% -0.3% 84.09%
2017 8.6% -0.6% 16.9% 65.12%
2016 2.1% -2.5% 209.2% 25.58%
2015 -6.0% -19.9% 0.8% 26.83%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GAASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -18.8% -29.2% 2.4% 83.93%
1 Yr -16.1% -27.1% 7.4% 76.36%
3 Yr -2.4%* -7.1% 1.2% 53.49%
5 Yr -1.4%* -6.4% 24.8% 56.10%
10 Yr N/A* -1.0% 15.4% 2.94%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GAASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.1% 0.6% 15.6% 12.73%
2018 -8.0% -18.0% 1.9% 25.00%
2017 11.2% 0.9% 16.9% 65.12%
2016 4.5% 0.8% 216.9% 20.93%
2015 -2.4% -17.8% 6.2% 34.15%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

GAASX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GAASX Category Low Category High GAASX % Rank
Net Assets 9.01 M 993 K 13.9 B 86.44%
Number of Holdings 19 2 479 54.55%
Net Assets in Top 10 8.04 M -10.8 M 10.1 B 89.09%
Weighting of Top 10 75.40% 15.8% 100.0% 58.33%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 14.46%
  2. Eaton Vance Floating Rate I 10.04%
  3. WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity ETF 9.64%
  4. iShares Russell 2000 ETF 8.63%
  5. iShares Russell Mid-Cap ETF 8.48%
  6. iShares Edge US Fixed Income Bal Rsk ETF 6.44%
  7. iShares MSCI Japan ETF 4.59%
  8. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF 4.51%
  9. iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF 4.47%
  10. iShares US & Intl High Yield Corp Bd ETF 4.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High GAASX % Rank
Stocks
63.04% 0.00% 65.11% 23.64%
Bonds
30.42% 13.60% 74.57% 60.00%
Cash
5.69% 5.55% 36.74% 85.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.48% 0.00% 4.52% 30.91%
Preferred Stocks
0.26% 0.00% 1.09% 34.55%
Other
0.10% -0.58% 47.36% 69.09%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAASX % Rank
Financial Services
14.66% 0.00% 100.00% 94.23%
Technology
14.46% 0.00% 16.22% 21.15%
Industrials
13.80% 0.00% 18.04% 11.54%
Healthcare
12.94% 0.00% 44.50% 23.08%
Consumer Cyclical
12.08% 0.00% 14.34% 46.15%
Consumer Defense
8.97% 0.00% 9.62% 11.54%
Communication Services
6.55% 0.00% 22.08% 40.38%
Basic Materials
5.12% 0.00% 14.14% 42.31%
Real Estate
4.51% 0.00% 8.67% 73.08%
Utilities
3.69% 0.00% 5.72% 51.92%
Energy
3.22% 0.00% 17.09% 92.31%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAASX % Rank
US
33.40% 0.00% 36.09% 16.36%
Non US
29.64% 0.00% 43.95% 54.55%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAASX % Rank
Corporate
38.57% 0.00% 53.55% 16.36%
Derivative
26.45% 0.00% 51.08% 10.91%
Government
16.59% 5.65% 73.03% 90.91%
Cash & Equivalents
14.69% 0.54% 39.09% 72.73%
Securitized
3.70% 0.00% 19.72% 87.27%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 4.36% 74.55%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GAASX % Rank
US
18.79% 0.00% 106.38% 61.82%
Non US
11.63% -31.81% 73.02% 36.36%

Expenses

GAASX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GAASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.58% 0.01% 11.96% 12.73%
Management Fee 0.15% 0.00% 2.08% 59.68%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.03% 0.25% 88.00%

Sales Fees

GAASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

GAASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

GAASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 4.10% 4.00% 276.00% 10.71%

Distributions

GAASX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GAASX Category Low Category High GAASX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.07% 56.45%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

GAASX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GAASX Category Low Category High GAASX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.77% -0.13% 6.20% 23.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

GAASX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

GAASX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Robert Minter


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2012

7.25

7.3%

Robert Minter is an Investment Strategist on the Solutions Economic and Thematic Research team at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Robert joined Aberdeen in 2007. Previously, he was employed by Emerald Capital Group, Ltd for eleven years as an analyst specializing in insurance company asset management and workout securities. Prior to Emerald, Robert worked at Fidelity Investments and The Vanguard Group. Robert graduated with a BA in Economics from Rutgers University. Robert is a CFA charterholder. He holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation from CAIA Association and the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation from the Market Technicians Association. He is currently member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA).

Richard Dunbar


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 02, 2017

2.92

2.9%

Richard Dunbar is Head of Aberdeen’s Economic and Thematic Research team. Richard joined Aberdeen in 2014 as part of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) heritage where he had been part of the Investment Solutions team since 2013. Prior to this he held various roles in the UK and Global Equity teams since joining SWIP in 2000. Before joining SWIP, Richard worked for seven years with Blairlogie Capital Management as a portfolio manager for the UK and Europe. He started his career in 1989 as a UK portfolio manager with Murray Johnstone. Richard is a CFA Charterholder, holds a BAdmin (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Dundee and is an Associate of the CFA Society of the UK. Richard is also a past Chairman of the CFA Society of the UK and an Advisor to the Centre for Finance and Investment at Heriot Watt University.

Karolina Noculak


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2018

1.25

1.3%

Karolina Noculak is an Investment Strategist in the Global Strategy team at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Karolina joined Aberdeen Asset Management following the SWIP acquisition in April 2014. Karolina joined SWIP in 2008 as a Trainee Portfolio Manager on the UK Equities desk. She later moved on to the Global Equities desk where she worked as a Portfolio Manager, managing concentrated North American funds. She was also responsible for researching stocks within the global consumer sector. Before joining SWIP she gained experience in the Scottish Widows compliance and governance team. Karolina graduated with a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from Napier University and an MA in Financial Management from the University of Economics, Wroclaw. She also holds the Investment Management Certificate and is a CFA charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 29.42 4.34 0.75