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ICEZX MainStay Epoch International Choice R3

  • Fund
  • ICEZX
  • Price as of: Oct 17, 2018
  • $34.10
  • - $0.37
  • - 1.07%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

ICEZX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • Net Assets $587 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.10
$33.58
$38.36

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.59%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 8.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.74%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • 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 Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael A. Welhoelter

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in a portfolio consisting mostly of equity securities of companies located outside the U.S., which may include companies in emerging markets. It will invest at least 80% of its assets (net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of companies located outside of the United States. The fund will normally invest in companies located in at least three countries outside of the United States. It may invest more than 25% of its net assets in securities of companies located in each of the United Kingdom and Japan.

ICEZX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ICEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -5.0% -53.1% 25.1% 69.99% 4
1 Yr -5.1% -56.3% 37.9% 76.03% 4
3 Yr 2.1% * -31.8% 29.8% 78.17% 4
5 Yr -0.2% * -20.1% 22.6% 82.88% 5
10 Yr 4.4% * -1.1% 20.5% 80.68% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 24.0% -39.6% 49.8% 17.62% 1
2016 -5.4% -73.5% 33.8% 80.86% 5
2015 -6.0% -27.7% 27.0% 57.35% 4
2014 -8.5% -40.2% 39.8% 74.77% 5
2013 19.4% -33.0% 52.0% 59.70% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ICEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -5.0% -100.0% 25.1% 69.29% 4
1 Yr -5.1% -42.3% 185.9% 75.53% 4
3 Yr 2.4% * -31.0% 35.8% 84.30% 5
5 Yr 0.6% * -19.2% 22.6% 91.68% 5
10 Yr 5.5% * -1.2% 32.6% 81.47% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 24.0% -26.4% 49.8% 17.62% 1
2016 -5.4% -73.5% 33.8% 86.39% 5
2015 -5.2% -25.3% 47.6% 74.60% 4
2014 -6.6% -13.6% 50.0% 92.89% 5
2013 20.8% -23.9% 170.1% 80.61% 5

NAV & Total Return History

ICEZX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

ICEZX Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 587 M 9.87 K 99 B 10.49% 2
Number of Holdings 37 1 8114 15.31% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 219 M -876 K 16.8 B 8.88% 2
Weighting of Top 10 39.6% 0.0% 333.6% 10.30% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Novartis AG 4.03%
  2. LafargeHolcim Ltd 4.10%
  3. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR 4.46%
  4. SAP SE 4.55%
  5. Pernod Ricard SA 3.40%
  6. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 3.78%
  7. Nestle SA 3.81%
  8. Sony Corp 4.20%
  9. Subaru Corp 3.66%
  10. Mainstay Fds Tr 3.59%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.41% 0.00% 132.91% 13.99% 3
Other
3.59% -4.28% 40.46% 3.02% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.66% 5.95% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.08% 4
Cash
0.00% -35.60% 102.01% 26.09% 5
Bonds
0.00% -0.50% 97.63% 7.37% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
14.76% 0.00% 88.00% 7.47% 1
Technology
14.45% 0.00% 81.82% 17.98% 3
Healthcare
12.81% 0.00% 48.64% 10.03% 2
Financial Services
12.48% 0.00% 43.28% 21.48% 4
Consumer Defense
9.61% -1.09% 44.27% 10.60% 2
Basic Materials
9.28% 0.00% 30.12% 2.46% 1
Consumer Cyclical
9.15% 0.00% 55.30% 20.91% 4
Energy
6.12% 0.00% 49.58% 11.73% 2
Communication Services
5.12% -1.23% 76.65% 7.19% 2
Real Estate
1.51% -0.56% 94.48% 15.61% 3
Utilities
0.00% -0.45% 90.32% 19.11% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Non US
94.16% 0.00% 100.00% 1.13% 1
US
2.25% 0.00% 126.77% 32.99% 5

ICEZX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ICEZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.59% 0.01% 323.68% 19.19% 3
Management Fee 0.80% 0.00% 1.96% 3.12% 3
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 1.00% 4
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

ICEZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ICEZX 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

ICEZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ICEZX 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.

ICEZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ICEZX Rank Quintile
Turnover 8.00% 0.00% 2270.00% 16.70% 1

ICEZX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ICEZX Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.5% 0.00% 3.94% 10.57% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ICEZX Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.74% -23.00% 7.02% 21.46% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ICEZX - Managers

Michael A. Welhoelter

Manager

Start Date

Jan 09, 2017

Tenure

1.72

Tenure Rank

10.9%

Mike is Co-Chief Investment Officer of Epoch Investment Partners. He is also Chief Risk Officer. Mike 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, Mike 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.


William J. Booth

Manager

Start Date

Jan 09, 2017

Tenure

1.72

Tenure Rank

10.9%

Bill is Co-Chief Investment Officer of Epoch Investment Partners. He is also a portfolio manager for global and non-U.S. equity strategies. Bill joined Epoch in 2009 from PioneerPath Capital, 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 focused on the consumer and industrial sectors.


Glen Petraglia

Manager

Start Date

May 31, 2018

Tenure

0.33

Tenure Rank

12.4%

Glen is a portfolio manager and senior equity research analyst. Prior to joining Epoch in 2014, Glen was a generalist portfolio manager and an analyst at Standard Life Investments in Boston, where he focused on consumer staples, restaurants and regional banks. Before Standard Life, he held positions at Citigroup and Nabisco. Glen received his BS from Providence College and an MBA from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.1

Category Average

6.23

Category Mode

3.8