The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index/Consumer Staples 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.
Inception Date: 26/01/2004
Primary Benchmark: MSCI US IMI/Cons Staples 25-50 GR USD
Primary Index: MSCI ACWI NR USD
Gross Expense Ratio: 0.1%
Management Expense Ratio: 0.10 %
|PG||The Procter & Gamble Company||14.27 %|
|KO||The Coca-Cola Company||9.95 %|
|PEP||PepsiCo, Inc||8.44 %|
|WMT||Walmart Inc||7.37 %|
|PM||Philip Morris International Inc||5.90 %|
|COST||Costco Wholesale Corporation||4.90 %|
|MDLZ||Mondelez International, Inc||4.23 %|
|MO||Altria Group, Inc||3.98 %|
|CL||Colgate-Palmolive Company||3.10 %|
|KMB||Kimberly-Clark Corporation||2.51 %|
|MLPE||C-Tracks ETNs on the Miller/Ho..||0.00 %||
|NRGD||MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Inde..||0.00 %||
|NRGO||MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Inde..||0.00 %||
|NRGU||MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Inde..||0.00 %||
|NRGZ||MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Inde..||0.00 %||
|AEF||Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equi..||0.00 %||
|AFFS||AmTrust Financial Services, In..||0.00 %||
|AFFT||Amtrust Financial Services Inc||0.00 %||
|BCV||Bancroft Fund Ltd||0.00 %||
|CCA||MFS California Municipal Fund||0.00 %||
|Market Performance vs.
|Market Performance vs. Exchange|
|Value||Sector Median||Percentile Rank||Grade||Market Median||Percentile Rank||Grade|
|Trailing 12 Months|
|Trailing 5 Years|
|Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)|
|Risk Return Profile|
|Volatility (Standard Deviation)||6.04%||76%||C||87%||B+|
|Risk Adjusted Return||105.66%||90%||A-||91%||A-|
|Letter Grade||Percentage||Letter Grade||Percentage||Letter Grade||Percentage|
|Target Price Action||Rating Action||Analyst||Rating||Price||Date|
This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.
This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.
This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.
The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.