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ICEVX MainStay Epoch International Choice A

  • Fund
  • ICEVX
  • Price as of: Nov 22, 2017
  • $36.64
  • + $0.19
  • + 0.52%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

ICEVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 25.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.0%
  • Net Assets $633 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.64
$28.90
$36.64

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.24%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 46.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$25,000

IRA

$25,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 25.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.32%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MainStay Epoch International Choice Fund
  • Fund Family Name MainStay
  • Inception Date Sep 01, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager J. Christian Kirtley

ICEVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 25.8% -31.9% 52.5% 19.65% 1
1 Yr 22.9% -56.3% 45.7% 34.38% 2
3 Yr 4.0% * -8.3% 23.5% 81.61% 5
5 Yr 7.0% * -4.3% 28.2% 88.24% 5
10 Yr 0.8% * -5.4% 15.8% 92.91% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -5.4% -73.5% 33.8% 82.99% 5
2015 -6.0% -27.7% 17.2% 56.28% 4
2014 -8.6% -40.2% 27.0% 73.50% 5
2013 19.4% -23.4% 52.0% 60.32% 4
2012 14.3% -33.0% 30.2% 50.07% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 25.8% -31.9% 52.5% 19.67% 1
1 Yr 16.2% -38.6% 185.9% 58.22% 3
3 Yr 2.0% * -9.4% 35.8% 89.25% 5
5 Yr 5.8% * -4.7% 28.2% 92.16% 5
10 Yr 0.3% * -5.5% 15.8% 95.21% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -5.4% -73.5% 33.8% 87.17% 5
2015 -4.9% -25.3% 23.7% 71.52% 4
2014 -6.3% -13.6% 47.6% 91.43% 5
2013 21.5% -4.2% 170.1% 79.90% 5
2012 17.7% -23.9% 350.8% 64.23% 4

NAV & Total Return History

ICEVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 633 M 9.87 K 94.6 B 10.49% 2
Number of Holdings 39 1 7922 16.64% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 271 M -1.8 M 17.6 B 8.51% 2
Weighting of Top 10 43.2% 0.0% 192.1% 8.03% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Julius Baer Gruppe AG 4.65%
  2. Novartis AG 4.66%
  3. LafargeHolcim Ltd 4.84%
  4. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR 5.56%
  5. CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd 3.81%
  6. ABB Ltd 4.32%
  7. Akzo Nobel NV 3.59%
  8. SAP SE 3.74%
  9. Baidu Inc ADR 4.67%
  10. Pernod Ricard SA 3.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.47% 0.00% 132.91% 12.48% 3
Cash
3.53% -35.60% 102.01% 11.34% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.79% 10.68% 4
Other
0.00% -39.54% 40.46% 18.90% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 30.75% 1.98% 4
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 98.20% 8.41% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
17.13% 0.00% 88.19% 5.30% 1
Technology
15.22% 0.00% 80.90% 16.84% 3
Financial Services
14.98% 0.00% 40.61% 18.54% 3
Basic Materials
10.81% 0.00% 33.86% 1.80% 1
Healthcare
10.63% 0.00% 48.64% 16.65% 3
Consumer Defense
9.53% -0.70% 52.76% 11.73% 2
Communication Services
7.49% -1.23% 76.60% 4.64% 1
Energy
4.44% -0.61% 50.80% 16.18% 3
Real Estate
2.83% 0.00% 91.10% 10.03% 2
Consumer Cyclical
2.48% 0.00% 55.04% 33.30% 5
Utilities
0.94% 0.00% 86.36% 17.12% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank Quintile
Non US
96.47% 0.00% 100.00% 0.38% 1
US
0.00% 0.00% 126.77% 37.24% 5

ICEVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.24% 0.00% 323.68% 22.12% 2
Management Fee 0.80% 0.00% 1.95% 3.02% 3
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.86% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ICEVX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.50% 0.00% 5.75% 0.99% 2
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ICEVX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ICEVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 46.00% 0.00% 2270.00% 10.63% 3

ICEVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.00% 2.38% 7.31% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.32% -1.92% 6.67% 16.07% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

ICEVX - Managers

J. Christian Kirtley

Manager

Start Date

Sep 29, 2015

Tenure

2.09

Tenure Rank

11.4%

Chris is a Portfolio Manager for the non-U.S., Global and European strategies and is a member of ICAP’s Portfolio Management Group. Chris was previously a member of ICAP’s Investment Team from 2003-2010, and held the position of Senior Research Analyst. He returned to ICAP in 2015 after nearly 5 years with Perkins Investment Management, LLC where he served as a Senior Research Analyst and ultimately held the position of Portfolio Manager, co-managing global value and international value products. Chris earned a BS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a CFA charterholder. Chris’s tenure with ICAP covers 8 years, and he has 13 years of industry experience.


Michael A. Welhoelter

Manager

Start Date

Jan 09, 2017

Tenure

0.81

Tenure Rank

12.9%

He is responsible for integrating risk management into the investment process. Prior to joining Epoch in 2005, he was a director and portfolio manager in the Quantitative Strategies Group at Columbia Management Group, Inc. Before that, he was at Credit Suisse Asset Management Group (“CSAM”), where he was a portfolio manager in the Structured Equity group. Before joining CSAM, he was a portfolio manager and quantitative research analyst at Chancellor/LGT Asset Management. Mike holds a BA in Computer and Information Science from Colgate University.


William J. Booth

Manager

Start Date

Jan 09, 2017

Tenure

0.81

Tenure Rank

12.9%

Bill is the director of non-U.S. research and is a portfolio manager for our Non-U.S. Equity and Global strategies. Bill joined Epoch in 2009 from PioneerPath Capital, which is a long/short equity hedge fund where he was a consumer and retail analyst. Prior to PioneerPath, he was a senior analyst at Level Global where he focused on the consumer and industrial sectors. He also held an equity research position at Louis Dreyfus Commodities and was a credit analyst with Citigroup. Bill holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Yale University and an MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.1

Category Average

6.04

Category Mode

0.7