QDVCX: EquityCompass Quality Dividend C

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QDVCX EquityCompass Quality Dividend C


Profile

QDVCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -17.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.7%
  • Net Assets $58.6 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.75
$8.26
$13.71

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.16%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.23%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 1.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -17.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.87%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    EquityCompass Quality Dividend Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    EquityCompass
  • Inception Date
    Oct 01, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Larry Baker

Fund Description

The fund primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of income-producing (dividend-paying) equity securities of U.S. and foreign companies. It invests principally in common stocks, but its equity investments may also include REITs, and other investment companies (including mutual funds and ETFs). The fund may invest in equity securities issued by companies of different capitalization ranges, but will typically focus on larger companies.


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Performance

QDVCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QDVCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -17.2% -48.1% 5.5% 74.15%
1 Yr -14.3% -45.0% 21.3% 84.47%
3 Yr -4.1%* -24.6% 12.8% 46.19%
5 Yr -1.7%* -23.1% 10.1% 36.72%
10 Yr N/A* -14.3% 17.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QDVCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 12.8% -32.1% 48.5% 83.04%
2018 -12.7% -62.4% 16.7% 18.37%
2017 11.2% -16.4% 22.0% 32.47%
2016 9.8% -27.9% 31.0% 53.15%
2015 -6.9% -43.1% 1.3% 31.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QDVCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -17.2% -48.1% 5.5% 74.15%
1 Yr -14.3% -45.0% 21.3% 84.47%
3 Yr -4.1%* -23.7% 12.8% 74.64%
5 Yr -1.7%* -15.5% 10.1% 74.16%
10 Yr N/A* -5.5% 17.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QDVCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 12.8% -32.1% 48.5% 83.24%
2018 -12.7% -37.1% 17.4% 55.02%
2017 11.2% -9.5% 25.7% 76.88%
2016 9.8% -27.9% 32.2% 82.88%
2015 -6.9% -28.9% 3.9% 67.28%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

QDVCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

QDVCX Category Low Category High QDVCX % Rank
Net Assets 58.6 M 938 K 77.4 B 84.93%
Number of Holdings 28 1 1138 98.49%
Net Assets in Top 10 26.5 M 68.1 K 18.6 B 80.79%
Weighting of Top 10 49.08% 6.1% 186.4% 4.26%

Top 10 Holdings

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High QDVCX % Rank
Stocks
99.16% 80.21% 141.55% 32.11%
Cash
0.84% -104.41% 15.39% 64.50%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.14% 21.37%
Other
0.00% -2.50% 30.06% 19.49%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.02% 7.45% 17.33%
Bonds
0.00% -0.79% 71.79% 19.49%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QDVCX % Rank
Healthcare
19.99% 0.00% 37.21% 16.60%
Energy
12.73% 0.00% 18.54% 2.28%
Real Estate
11.94% 0.00% 15.11% 0.76%
Technology
11.74% 0.00% 31.17% 37.86%
Utilities
9.41% 0.00% 47.04% 7.12%
Financial Services
8.79% 0.00% 60.26% 97.91%
Communication Services
8.64% 0.00% 20.78% 32.45%
Industrials
8.50% 0.00% 43.05% 70.68%
Consumer Defense
4.66% 0.00% 32.31% 88.52%
Consumer Cyclical
3.58% 0.00% 28.45% 82.45%
Basic Materials
0.02% 0.00% 16.83% 91.94%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QDVCX % Rank
US
95.12% 80.02% 139.76% 39.27%
Non US
4.04% 0.00% 18.58% 48.12%

Expenses

QDVCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

QDVCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.16% 0.00% 19.26% 7.70%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.50% 45.51%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 84.17%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

QDVCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 31.82%

Trading Fees

QDVCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 73.61%

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.

QDVCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.23% 0.00% 431.00% 43.35%

Distributions

QDVCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

QDVCX Category Low Category High QDVCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.00% 17.61%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

QDVCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

QDVCX Category Low Category High QDVCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.87% -0.36% 4.13% 41.53%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

QDVCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Larry Baker


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2013

6.59

6.6%

Larry joined EquityCompass in 2010 and is currently the Senior Portfolio Manager of the Quality Dividend and Select Quality portfolios. Larry has more than 30 years of investment experience, most recently with Legg Mason where he was a Managing Director and award-winning security analyst in the Industrials sector. Prior to joining Legg Mason in 1990, he was a Vice President and securities analyst at Dillon, Read & Co. Larry began his career as a securities analyst with E. F. Hutton where he spent 10 years. Larry has been named a three-time member of Institutional Investor's All-American Research Team and recognized as an All-Star analyst by The Wall Street Journal Best on the Street and Forbes/StarMine. Larry received a B.S. from the United States Military Academy and a Masters in Finance from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a CFA charter holder.

Michael Scherer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2013

6.59

6.6%

Mr. Scherer joined the EquityCompass team in 2000. He is the portfolio manager of the Quality Dividend and Select Quality portfolios, as well as a senior member of the team responsible for developing and researching quantitative portfolio strategies. He has written extensively on market strategy and works closely with Stifel financial advisors educating them on EquityCompass investment portfolios and products. Mr. Scherer has an M.B.A. in Finance from Loyola University Maryland and a B.A. from the College of William & Mary with a concentration in government.

Thomas Mulroy


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 31, 2018

1.75

1.8%

Mr. Mulroy is the Executive Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager of EquityCompass Strategies and is responsible for managing various strategies, including the Quality Dividend Strategy. Mr. Mulroy has more than 30 years of investment experience, most recently with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. where he served as Co-Director of the Institutional Group from July 2009 to June 2017 and Executive Vice President and Head of Equity Capital Markets from December 2005 to July 2009. Tom was Co-President and Director of Stifel Financial Corp. from June 2014 through June 2017 and Senior Vice President from December 2005 through June 2014. Prior to joining Stifel, Tom served as Executive Vice President at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. from 1986 through November 2005 and was instrumental in the transformative deal that brought Legg Mason Capital Markets to Stifel in their 2005 acquisition. Tom’s leadership has been a driving force behind Stifel’s growth since that time. Tom also formerly served as Chairman of the Board of Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited. He received a B.S. in Finance from Ithaca College and an M.B.A. in Finance from American University

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 84.51 7.02 1.23