QFVIX: Pear Tree Polaris Foreign Value Instl

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QFVIX Pear Tree Polaris Foreign Value Instl


Profile

QFVIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • Net Assets $4.04 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.30
$19.12
$22.12

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.26%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 12.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.98%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Pear Tree Polaris Foreign Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Pear Tree Funds
  • Inception Date
    Dec 18, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Bernard Horn

Fund Description

Normally, the fund invests at least 80 percent of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities issued by foreign markets value issuers. A foreign markets issuer is an issuer operating in any industry sector that derives at least 50 percent of its gross revenues or profits from goods or services produced in non-U.S. markets or from sales made in non-U.S. markets. It is non-diversified.


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Performance

QFVIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QFVIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.6% -8.1% 2.6% 69.50%
1 Yr 2.7% -9.3% 14.1% 46.75%
3 Yr 4.2%* -8.0% 5.2% 1.11%
5 Yr 2.4%* -6.4% 23.4% 1.34%
10 Yr 6.4%* -3.5% 12.8% 2.88%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QFVIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.4% 1.8% 20.3% 21.43%
2018 -14.2% -35.7% -7.4% 4.81%
2017 24.5% 8.4% 27.7% 10.04%
2016 3.4% -9.2% 208.8% 22.95%
2015 -2.4% -27.8% 5.1% 33.18%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QFVIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.6% -8.1% 2.6% 69.50%
1 Yr 2.7% -9.3% 14.3% 46.75%
3 Yr 4.2%* -8.0% 6.1% 9.96%
5 Yr 2.4%* -6.4% 27.8% 7.14%
10 Yr 6.4%* -3.5% 17.1% 2.88%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QFVIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.4% 1.8% 20.3% 21.43%
2018 -14.2% -35.7% -6.2% 9.62%
2017 24.5% 10.5% 30.2% 23.05%
2016 3.4% -7.3% 219.6% 27.46%
2015 -2.4% -26.3% 6.0% 42.27%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

QFVIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

QFVIX Category Low Category High QFVIX % Rank
Net Assets 4.04 B 1.78 M 47.5 B 11.01%
Number of Holdings 60 1 2944 81.45%
Net Assets in Top 10 987 M -83.9 M 14.5 B 8.49%
Weighting of Top 10 24.42% 10.2% 100.0% 50.48%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bellway PLC 2.97%
  2. Taylor Wimpey PLC 2.89%
  3. Hannover Rueck SE 2.75%
  4. Next PLC 2.66%
  5. Babcock International Group PLC 2.38%
  6. Popular Inc 2.24%
  7. Infosys Ltd ADR 2.18%
  8. KONE Oyj Class B 2.16%
  9. Vinci SA 2.13%
  10. KDDI Corp 2.07%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High QFVIX % Rank
Stocks
94.40% 58.66% 100.64% 89.94%
Cash
5.60% -88.17% 41.35% 10.38%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.76% 77.36%
Other
0.00% -0.13% 10.92% 79.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.34% 75.47%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 73.87% 77.04%

Expenses

QFVIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

QFVIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.26% 0.01% 14.60% 49.03%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.30% 89.87%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.01% 0.50% 7.44%

Sales Fees

QFVIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

QFVIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% 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.

QFVIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 12.00% 2.00% 366.00% 7.99%

Distributions

QFVIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

QFVIX Category Low Category High QFVIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 4.59% 81.76%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

QFVIX Category Low Category High QFVIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.98% -0.74% 7.53% 70.32%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

QFVIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

QFVIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Bernard Horn


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 15, 1998

21.73

21.7%

Bernard Horn Jr. is President and Chief Investment Officer since 1998; Founder and Portfolio Manager since 1995; Investment professional since 1980.of Polaris Capital Management, LLC, a Boston-based global and international value equity management firm that serves as the sub-advisor for RBC International Equity. Prior to founding Polaris Capital in 1995, Bernard served as an investment officer for MDT Advisers, Inc. He also worked as a portfolio manager for Freedom Capital Management Corporation. From 1980 to 1990, Bernard was the principal and founder of Horn & Company, an investment counseling firm that specialized in global portfolio management for individuals, trusts and tax-qualified accounts. Bernard began his career in the investment industry in 1980. He received a BS from Northeastern University and a MS in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In January 2007, Bernard was named Fund Manager of the year by MarketWatch. He was profiled in the January 2004 issue of SmartMoney Magazine and has been highlighted in Business Week, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other national publications. Bernard has appeared on CNBC, CNNfn and Bloomberg TV to discuss global market trends.

Sumanta Biswas


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2004

15.09

15.1%

Sumanta Biswas, CFA, serves as Polaris Capital Management, LLC’s Vice President and Assistant Portfolio Manager since 2012. Mr. Biswas has been a partner at the Polaris Capital Management since 2007. Mr. Biswas’ professional experience includes completion of an internship at Delta Partners of Boston in 2001 where he served as an equity research analyst. From 1996 through July of 2000, he was an officer of the Securities and Exchange Board of India. In 1995, Mr. Biswas participated in the initial public offering of Electro Steel Casting, Ltd. of India while interning at IFB Finance Ltd. of India. In 1993, he was an engineering project manager trainee with Bridge & Roof Company of Calcutta, India, one of the largest construction companies in India. Mr. Biswas received a master’s of science degree in finance from Boston College in 2001, and an MBA from Calcutta University in India in 1996. He earned his undergraduate degree in engineering from North Bengal University in 1993, and holds a diploma in business finance from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Bin Xiao


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2012

7.5

7.5%

Bin Xiao has became an Analyst with Polaris since 2006. Mr. Bin was in internship at HSBC Global Investment Banking in 2005, and in internship at Polaris Capital Management in 2004/2005. In 2002 to 2004 Mr. Bin serves as a software architect and project manager at PNC Financial Service Group (PFPC), following positions as an information systems engineer and software engineer at Vanguard Group and RIT Research Corporation respectively.

Jason Crawshaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2017

2.37

2.4%

Jason Crawshaw joined the Investment Manager as an analyst in January 2014. Mr. Crawshaw is a generalist and conducts fundamental analysis of potential investment opportunities. He brings 21 years of investment industry experience to the firm. Mr. Crawshaw was previously a portfolio manager with Liberty Square Asset Management, where he co-managed international long and long/short equity funds and helped direct Liberty’s research effort. Prior to joining Liberty, he was a portfolio manager with Brait Specialized Funds U.S., where he managed a U.S. long/short small cap equity hedge fund. He served in a similar role at Equinox, a spinoff from Coronation Securities. Early in his career, Mr. Crawshaw was an equity analyst responsible for small and mid-cap research for a proprietary fund at First Rand and Coronation Securities in South Africa. Mr. Crawshaw obtained his master’s in business administration from University of Notre Dame and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1994. He received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College in 1992.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 26.65 6.57 0.92