Sterling Capital Stratton Mid Cap Value Fund Fact Sheet
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Philosophy and Process
The Fund uses a value investment approach to invest primarily in common stocks of mid-size companies. We believe that undervalued companies with good earnings prospects have superior appreciation potential with reasonable levels of risk. Quantitatively, we focus on a stock's fundamental valuation relative to its peers. Qualitatively, we seek to identify business catalysts which will serve to drive future earnings growth, increase investor interest and expand valuation.
Within the US equity universe, it is our view that the Mid Cap segment offers an attractive mix of growth and stability. Compared to smaller peers, Mid Cap stocks are more likely to have proven business models and greater financial flexibility, yet in many cases, still have the potential for rapid growth. As a result, over longer periods of time, Mid Cap stocks have exhibited superior risk-adjusted returns versus both Small Caps and Large Caps.
Mid-size company stocks are generally riskier than large company stocks due to greater volatility and less liquidity. Value stocks can perform differently than other types of stocks and can continue to be undervalued by the market for long periods of time.
|Class A Shares||Class C Shares||Class Inst'l Shares|
|Subsequent Investment Min.*||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00|
|Max. Up Front Sales Charge||5.75%||N/A||N/A|
|Max. Deferred Sales Charge||N/A||1.00%||N/A|
Fund Performance as of 03.31.2020
|QTR||YTD||1 Year||3 Years||5 Years||10 Years||Since
|A Shares with 5.75% Sales Charge||-33.21%||-33.21%||-23.56%||-5.24%||-1.37%||4.77%||9.33%|
|A Shares without Sales Charge||-29.13%||-29.13%||-18.90%||-3.35%||-0.20%||5.39%||9.47%|
|Lipper Mid-Cap Core Median||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
The gross expense ratios for Class A, C, and I are 1.21%, 1.96%, and 0.96% respectively. The net expense ratios for Class A, C, and I are 1.17%, 1.92%, and 0.92% respectively.
*The Advisor has contractually agreed to limit certain fees paid by the Fund from February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021. 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 inception date for Class A Shares is 11/16/2015. The inception date for Class C Shares is 11/16/2015. The inception date for Class Inst'l Shares is 09/30/1972. Because Class A Shares and Class C Shares do not have a full calendar year of performance, the historical performance shown is that of Institutional Shares. Class A Shares and Class C Shares and Institutional Shares of the Fund would have substantially similar performance because the Shares are invested in the same portfolio of securities and the performance would differ only to the extent that the Classes have different expenses.
The performance shown prior to November 16, 2015 is that of the Stratton Mid Cap Value Fund (the "Predecessor Fund") which reorganized into the Sterling Capital Stratton Mid Cap Value Fund Institutional Shares (the Fund). Because the Fund had no investment operations prior to the closing of the reorganization, and based on the similarity of the Fund to the Predecessor Fund, the Predecessor Fund is treated as the survivor of the reorganization for accounting and performance reporting purposes. The inception date of the Predecessor Fund is 9/30/1972.
Effective November 16, 2015, Sterling Capital Management changed the name of the Stratton Mid Cap Value Fund to the Sterling Capital Stratton Mid Cap Value Fund. The name was changed as a result of the Stratton Fund being reorganized into the Sterling Capital Funds.
Effective May 1, 2013, Stratton Management changed the name of the Stratton Multi-Cap Fund to the Stratton Mid Cap Fund. The name has been changed to more appropriately reflect the characteristics and securities of the Fund. The investment objective remains the same.
Top Ten Holdings as of 12.31.2019
|Avery Dennison Corp.||2.97%|
|CACI International, Inc.||2.63%|
|Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.||2.41%|
|Southwest Gas Corp.||2.35%|
|Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.||2.30%|
|Hanover Insurance Group, Inc (the)||2.22%|
Current and future portfolio holdings are subject to change and risk. Based on Market Value of securities.
Sector Allocation as of 12.31.2019
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 12.31.2019
The Growth of $10,000 chart is hypothetical based upon the performance of A Shares at NAV for the period ended 12/31/2019. It includes the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains.
Risk/Return Statistics vs. Russell Midcap® Value Index as of 12.31.2019
Summary Statistics as of 12.31.2019
|Weighted Median P/E||20.87|
|Weighted Average P/B||2.62|
|Weighted Average Market Cap.||$17.32B|
*Annual Turnover Ratio is 12 month rolling calculation.
*Alpha, Beta, R-Squared, Standard Deviation, and Sharpe Ratio are based on a 10-year calculation.
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