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FEAFX First Eagle Fund of America Y

  • Fund
  • FEAFX
  • Price as of: May 19, 2017
  • $35.83
  • + $0.10
  • + 0.28%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Blend Equities

FEAFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.1%
  • Net Assets $2.31 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.83
$31.48
$36.50

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.33%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 55.06%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2008-02-29

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.40%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name First Eagle Fund of America
  • Fund Family Name First Eagle
  • Inception Date Apr 10, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Harold J. Levy

FEAFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.2% -32.8% 12.7% 5.25% 1
1 Yr 13.7% -53.8% 31.5% 68.10% 4
3 Yr 3.7% * -16.8% 24.3% 81.41% 5
5 Yr 10.1% * -8.6% 18.0% 74.06% 4
10 Yr 7.1% * -6.1% 10.6% 41.48% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -7.9% -16.6% 40.3% 92.72% 5
2015 -6.2% -32.9% 3.3% 26.71% 2
2014 2.3% -42.4% 20.0% 39.27% 3
2013 28.9% -4.0% 57.3% 46.10% 3
2012 21.1% -100.0% 29.4% 3.47% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.2% -32.8% 12.7% 5.25% 1
1 Yr 13.7% -48.2% 36.6% 59.20% 3
3 Yr 3.7% * -17.5% 30.0% 76.92% 4
5 Yr 10.1% * -9.0% 18.0% 69.97% 4
10 Yr 7.1% * -6.4% 10.6% 39.74% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -7.9% -16.6% 40.3% 94.62% 5
2015 -3.7% -23.9% 20.2% 48.53% 3
2014 11.1% -42.4% 56.1% 39.60% 2
2013 36.6% -4.5% 208.7% 78.37% 4
2012 26.0% -100.0% 304.1% 39.77% 2

NAV & Total Return History

FEAFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2017

Concentration Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.31 B 1.41 M 84.9 B 7.06% 2
Number of Holdings 96 4 3295 16.26% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 926 M 618 K 5.65 B 3.07% 1
Weighting of Top 10 39.5% 2.9% 120.8% 6.44% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Wyndham Worldwide Corp 4.89%
  2. Tyson Foods Inc Class A 3.13%
  3. General Dynamics Corp 5.38%
  4. Martin Marietta Materials Inc 4.79%
  5. Packaging Corp of America 5.78%
  6. Halozyme Therapeutics Inc 4.15%
  7. Albemarle Corp 3.05%
  8. Marathon Petroleum Corp 3.01%
  9. Post Holdings Inc 2.79%
  10. Olin Corp 2.55%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.09% 32.09% 120.27% 21.47% 4
Cash
5.30% -20.27% 65.68% 13.50% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.86% 3.07% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.06% 1.84% 5
Bonds
0.00% -0.06% 15.34% 7.36% 5
Other
-0.39% -0.39% 8.23% 11.96% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank Quintile
Basic Materials
22.41% -1.05% 22.41% 0.31% 1
Consumer Cyclical
20.79% 0.00% 33.86% 5.21% 1
Healthcare
14.26% 0.00% 41.90% 3.99% 1
Technology
10.97% -1.22% 40.54% 29.75% 4
Industrials
9.84% 0.09% 42.48% 31.29% 5
Consumer Defense
8.11% -2.40% 18.07% 5.52% 1
Energy
5.97% -1.29% 17.97% 10.74% 2
Financial Services
2.46% -0.39% 46.36% 33.44% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.76% 14.10% 23.62% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 13.49% 31.29% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 20.30% 24.23% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank Quintile
US
91.22% 30.23% 119.14% 21.17% 3
Non US
3.87% -1.18% 40.92% 12.88% 2

FEAFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.33% 0.04% 16.03% 24.85% 3
Management Fee 0.90% 0.04% 2.00% 4.60% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 4.95% 3
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.45% 14.65% 2

Sales Fees

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FEAFX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FEAFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A N/A

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.

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High FEAFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 55.06% 4.00% 394.00% 13.19% 3

FEAFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 1.76% 59.40% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.40% -4.48% 2.50% 32.21% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FEAFX - Managers

Harold J. Levy

Lead Manager

Start Date

Apr 10, 1987

Tenure

30.08

Tenure Rank

0.3%

Harold J. Levy was, as an employee of FEIM, a portfolio manager of the Fund in its prior format as a series of the former First Eagle Funds Trust since its inception in April 1987, was employed by FEIM since 1985.


Eric Stone

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 2014

Tenure

3.17

Tenure Rank

15.7%

Mr. Stone joined Iridian Asset Management LLC in April 2012 and for the three years prior to that, Mr. Stone worked as a portfolio manager with Plural Investments.


David L. Cohen

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1989

Tenure

27.35

Tenure Rank

0.4%

Cohen is a portfolio manager with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers. He was a portfolio manager of the Fund in the ASB's prior format as a series of the former First Eagle Funds Trust since 1989.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.4

Category Average

6.33

Category Mode

2.3