VGEIX: Virtus Vontobel Greater Eurp Opps I

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VGEIX Virtus Vontobel Greater Eurp Opps I


Profile

VGEIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -18.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -18.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -10.9%
  • Net Assets $3.53 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.82
$7.65
$12.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.72%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -18.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -18.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -10.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.00%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Virtus Vontobel Greater European Opportunities Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Virtus
  • Inception Date
    Apr 21, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Kranson

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities or equity-linked instruments of issuers located in Europe, including issuers in emerging markets countries. Equity-linked securities are hybrid debt securities whose return is connected to an underlying equity, usually a stock. The subadviser intends to diversify its investments among countries and normally to have represented in the portfolio business activities of a number of different countries. In determining the "location" of an issuer, the subadviser primarily relies on the country where the issuer is incorporated.


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Performance

VGEIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -18.6% -35.3% 0.0% 17.33%
1 Yr -19.7% -34.6% 1.7% 50.67%
3 Yr -18.1%* -18.4% 8.2% 98.41%
5 Yr -10.9%* -11.2% 1.3% 98.25%
10 Yr -4.1%* -4.4% 6.4% 97.30%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 10.6% 0.0% 44.8% 90.67%
2018 -39.6% -39.7% 0.0% 98.59%
2017 11.7% 0.0% 36.7% 89.83%
2016 -8.0% -13.1% 6.4% 81.03%
2015 6.0% -19.7% 9.3% 5.26%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -18.6% -35.3% 0.0% 17.33%
1 Yr -19.7% -34.6% 0.0% 50.67%
3 Yr -18.1%* -18.4% 7.3% 98.41%
5 Yr -10.9%* -11.2% 2.3% 98.25%
10 Yr -4.1%* -4.4% 6.4% 97.30%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 10.6% 0.0% 44.8% 90.67%
2018 -39.6% -39.7% 0.0% 98.59%
2017 11.7% 0.0% 38.4% 89.83%
2016 -8.0% -13.1% 8.9% 89.66%
2015 6.0% -19.7% 11.5% 7.02%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VGEIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGEIX Category Low Category High VGEIX % Rank
Net Assets 3.53 M 3.53 M 14.4 B 100.00%
Number of Holdings 53 27 1318 65.33%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.6 M 1.6 M 2.99 B 100.00%
Weighting of Top 10 36.92% 6.8% 58.8% 41.33%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 5.07%
  2. Unilever NV 4.55%
  3. Accenture PLC Class A 3.95%
  4. SAP SE 3.84%
  5. Booking Holdings Inc 3.51%
  6. Medtronic PLC 3.42%
  7. London Stock Exchange Group PLC 3.39%
  8. Vinci SA 3.10%
  9. Grifols SA Participating Preferred 3.06%
  10. Safran SA 3.04%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGEIX % Rank
Stocks
97.45% 92.15% 121.80% 77.33%
Cash
2.55% -14.84% 6.91% 26.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 92.00%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 3.57% 100.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 90.67%
Bonds
0.00% -27.22% 0.43% 89.33%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGEIX % Rank
Consumer Defense
23.27% 1.59% 23.27% 4.00%
Industrials
16.63% 2.05% 36.29% 53.33%
Healthcare
14.79% 3.43% 27.72% 30.67%
Consumer Cyclical
10.77% 0.00% 19.12% 42.67%
Technology
10.05% 1.69% 22.25% 62.67%
Financial Services
9.05% 0.00% 25.70% 76.00%
Communication Services
7.97% 0.00% 12.30% 29.33%
Basic Materials
5.43% 0.09% 15.47% 52.00%
Energy
2.04% 0.00% 19.38% 65.33%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 8.33% 98.67%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 7.72% 98.67%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGEIX % Rank
Non US
84.27% 84.27% 121.81% 100.00%
US
13.18% -0.01% 13.18% 4.00%

Expenses

VGEIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.72% 0.07% 8.50% 6.67%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.06% 1.46% 42.67%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.05% 0.15% 72.41%

Sales Fees

VGEIX 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

VGEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VGEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.00% 1.00% 153.00% 42.86%

Distributions

VGEIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGEIX Category Low Category High VGEIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.84% 90.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VGEIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGEIX Category Low Category High VGEIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.00% -0.34% 5.37% 68.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VGEIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Kranson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2013

7.09

7.1%

Mr. Daniel (Donny) Kranson, Executive Director, Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst Mr. Kranson joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in July 2007 as a senior research analyst covering stocks globally. Although he is responsible for analyzing various sectors, he is largely focused on Consumer Staples, a core sector for all of Vontobel’s Quality Growth strategies. In 2013, Mr. Kranson was promoted to deputy portfolio manager of the Vontobel European Equity Strategy, and in 2016, Mr. Kranson became lead portfolio manager for the strategy while also becoming deputy portfolio manager of the firm’s International Equity Strategy. In addition to his portfolio management duties, Mr. Kranson continues to conduct research analysis on individual stocks which may be included in the firm’s other strategies. This is consistent with the investment team structure at Vontobel. Mr. Kranson began his investment career in 1999 on the sell side, at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. where he analyzed companies based in the U.S. and Europe in the technology space and later in the healthcare industry. In 2006, he switched to the buy side, working at Scout Capital Management, where he evaluated both Health Care and Consumer companies in both developed and emerging markets. Mr. Kranson received a B.S. in operations research from Columbia University. Daniel Kranson is a CFA® charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 22.42 9.41 13.26