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AELSX Aberdeen Focused US Equity Instl Svc

  • Fund
  • AELSX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $7.36
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.14%
  • Category
  • Long-Short

AELSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.7%
  • Net Assets $20.3 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 51.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$7.36
$5.90
$7.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.79%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 112.97%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Long-Short
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Aberdeen Focused U.S. Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name Aberdeen
  • Inception Date Nov 03, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jason Kotik

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies that are organized under the laws of, or have their principal office in the United States; have their principal securities trading market in the United States; and/or derive the majority of their annual revenue or earnings or assets from goods produced, sales made or services performed in the United States.

AELSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AELSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 17.4% -81.5% 26.1% 2.66% 1
1 Yr 11.5% -80.0% 25.3% 3.82% 1
3 Yr 8.8% * -37.6% 13.3% 8.39% 1
5 Yr 5.7% * -24.9% 10.9% 14.98% 1
10 Yr 4.5% * -6.5% 14.6% 73.26% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AELSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -8.9% -24.8% 13.7% 55.52% 3
2017 -15.4% -46.3% 26.8% 93.49% 5
2016 -9.6% -24.5% 25.3% 88.24% 5
2015 -13.3% -25.6% 22.9% 91.91% 5
2014 -15.7% -24.3% 28.6% 94.24% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AELSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 17.4% -81.5% 26.1% 2.68% 1
1 Yr 11.5% -81.1% 25.3% 3.53% 1
3 Yr 8.8% * -38.8% 13.3% 8.04% 1
5 Yr 5.7% * -25.8% 10.9% 13.66% 1
10 Yr 4.5% * -6.5% 14.6% 72.09% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AELSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -8.9% -24.8% 16.3% 56.60% 3
2017 -15.4% -46.3% 26.8% 94.86% 5
2016 -9.6% -20.0% 28.5% 90.84% 5
2015 -0.9% -26.4% 25.9% 48.95% 3
2014 1.8% -16.6% 34.1% 62.50% 4

NAV & Total Return History

AELSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

AELSX Category Low Category High AELSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 20.3 M 101 K 8.24 B 26.30% 4
Number of Holdings 24 2 2146 28.20% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 10.2 M -166 M 2.21 B 20.35% 3
Weighting of Top 10 51.5% 0.0% 628.9% 14.53% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Visa Inc Class A 5.62%
  2. Alphabet Inc A 4.76%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 7.18%
  4. Baxter International Inc 4.90%
  5. Microsoft Corp 7.32%
  6. Verisk Analytics Inc 4.82%
  7. TJX Companies Inc 4.43%
  8. Johnson & Johnson 4.69%
  9. Raytheon Co 3.88%
  10. Comcast Corp Class A 3.90%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High AELSX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
100.00% -30.32% 122.42% 0.58% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -1.56% 10.76% 5.81% 5
Other
0.00% -61.40% 70.59% 15.41% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 5.37% 4.94% 5
Cash
0.00% -25.16% 104.74% 39.83% 5
Bonds
0.00% -10.67% 90.42% 9.83% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AELSX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
19.62% -5.70% 72.96% 5.01% 1
Consumer Cyclical
18.03% -6.55% 33.70% 3.24% 1
Technology
15.56% -4.90% 46.54% 9.44% 2
Healthcare
13.38% -12.48% 57.07% 9.14% 2
Industrials
11.85% -12.12% 22.92% 10.03% 2
Consumer Defense
7.27% -18.65% 21.16% 11.21% 2
Communication Services
3.90% -4.48% 12.55% 7.37% 2
Utilities
3.78% -7.68% 15.89% 7.08% 1
Energy
3.37% -4.33% 19.33% 19.17% 3
Real Estate
3.25% -7.71% 73.68% 7.67% 2
Basic Materials
0.00% -5.08% 15.60% 30.68% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AELSX % Rank Quintile
US
100.00% -29.93% 100.00% 0.29% 1
Non US
0.00% -30.21% 96.06% 32.27% 5

AELSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AELSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.79% 0.42% 74.87% 49.12% 2
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 2.25% 8.96% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.01% 0.55% 2.62% 5

Sales Fees

AELSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AELSX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

AELSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AELSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.50% 2.00% 0.92% 5

Turnover 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.

AELSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AELSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 112.97% 0.00% 9956.00% 21.11% 3

AELSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AELSX Category Low Category High AELSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 0.97% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AELSX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AELSX Category Low Category High AELSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.55% -3.66% 3.31% 16.96% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AELSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

AELSX - Managers

Jason Kotik

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2004

Tenure

14.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Jason Kotik is an Investment Director on the North American Equity team at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Jason is responsible for the co-management of client portfolios. Jason joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2007following the acquisition of Nationwide Financial Services. Previously, Jason worked at Allied Investment Advisors and T. Rowe Price. Jason graduated from the University of Delaware and earned an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. He is a CFA charterholder.


Ralph Bassett

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2008

Tenure

10.25

Tenure Rank

2.8%

Ralph Bassett is Deputy Head of North American Equities and Head of U.S. Small and Mid Caps at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Ralph oversees the region’s research effort in addition to portfolio construction. Ralph joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2006 upon the relocation of the Equity team from London to Philadelphia. Ralph earned a BS in Business, Finance (Hons) from Villanova University. He is a CFA charterholder.


Francis Radano

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2004

Tenure

14.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Fran Radano is an Investment Director on the North American Equity team at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Fran is responsible for the co-management of client portfolios. Fran joined Aberdeen in 2007 following the acquisition of Nationwide Financial Services. Previously, Fran worked at Salomon Smith Barney and SEI Investments. Fran graduated with a BA in Economics from Dickinson College and an MBA in Finance from Villanova University. He is a CFA charterholder.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.3

Category High

40.8

Category Average

5.13

Category Mode

4.3