Mid Value Fund Fact Sheet
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Philosophy and Process
The Fund purchases companies that the portfolio manager believe are priced significantly below their intrinsic worth as well as those that demonstrate sustainable competitive advantage and high returns on invested capital. The portfolio management team partners with shareholder-oriented company management that has demonstrated a track record of strong capital allocation.
The management process identifies investment opportunities from the broad equity universe using fundamental analysis, valuation and risk management to select 30 to 50 holdings within the fund. The strategy is oriented toward long-term investing but the manager will sell a holding that has become less attractive or underperforms expectations or has excessive leverage.
The fund may invest in undervalued securities which may not appreciate in value as anticipated or remain undervalued for longer than anticipated. Investments made in small to mid-capitalization companies are subject to greater risks than large company stocks due to limited resources and inventory as well as more sensitivity to adverse conditions. The fund may invest in foreign securities which may be more volatile and less liquid due to currency fluctuation, political instability, social and economic risks.
|Class A Shares||Class C Shares||Class Inst'l Shares||Class R Shares||Class R6 Shares|
|Subsequent Investment Min.*||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00|
|Max. Up Front Sales Charge||5.75%||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Max. Deferred Sales Charge||N/A||1.00%||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Patrick W. Rau, CFA®
Lee D. Houser, CFA®
William C. Smith, CFA®
Fund Performance as of 12.31.2020
|QTR||YTD||1 Year||3 Years||5 Years||10 Years||Since
|A Shares with 5.75% Sales Charge||17.28%||2.93%||2.93%||2.76%||7.50%||8.79%||9.05%|
|A Shares without Sales Charge||24.41%||9.19%||9.19%||4.80%||8.79%||9.44%||9.31%|
|Lipper Mid-Cap Core Median||20.34%||8.78%||8.78%||7.32%||9.78%||9.43%||N/A|
The total expense ratios for Class A, C, R and I Shares are 1.18%, 1.93%, 1.43% and 0.93%, respectively. The gross expense ratio for Class R6* Shares is 0.93%. The net expense ratio for Class R6* Shares is 0.84%.
The Fund Administrator, Sterling Capital Management LLC, has contractually agreed to waive its administrative fees, pay Fund operating expenses, and/or reimburse the Fund .09% of the Class R6 average daily net assets for the period February 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022. Performance would have been lower without limitations in effect.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. The performance data quoted represents past performance and current returns may be lower or higher. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. To obtain performance information current to the most recent month end, please visit the performance summary.
The performance of the Mid Value Fund includes the performance of the OVB Equity Income Portfolio for the period prior to its consolidation with the Mid Value Fund, which commenced operations on July 23, 2001, and reflects the deduction of fees for value-added services associated with a mutual fund, such as investment management and fund accounting fees. The performance inception date for the Fund is August 1, 1996. The inception date for Class A Shares is 08/01/1996. The inception date for Class C Shares is 07/25/2001. The inception date for Class Inst'l Shares is 08/01/1996. The inception date for Class R Shares is 08/01/1996. The inception date for Class R6 Shares is 02/01/2018. The performance of Class C Shares is based on the historical performance of Class A Shares, adjusted to reflect the 1% contingent deferred sales charge. Performance for Class R Shares for periods prior to inception is based on the performance of the Institutional Shares of the Fund. The performance shown reflects the reinvestment of all dividend and capital gains distributions.
Top Ten Holdings as of 12.31.2020
|Crown Holdings Inc||4.01%|
|CBRE Group, Inc.||3.94%|
|Jacobs Engineering Group Inc||3.53%|
|Lab. Corp. Of America Hldgs||3.44%|
|Euronet Worldwide, Inc.||3.39%|
Current and future portfolio holdings are subject to change and risk. Based on Market Value of securities.
Sector Allocation as of 12.31.2020
Allocations are based on the current weight to funds in the cited Sector. The composition of the fund's holdings is subject to change.
Growth of $10,000 as of 12.31.2020
The Growth of $10,000 chart is hypothetical based upon the performance of A Shares at NAV for the period ended 12/31/2020. It includes the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains.
Summary Statistics as of 12.31.2020
|Weighted Median P/E||23.30|
|Weighted Average P/B||1.77|
|Weighted Average Market Cap.||$14.58B|
*Annual Turnover Ratio is 12 month rolling calculation.
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