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ICEZX MainStay Epoch International Choice R3

  • Fund
  • ICEZX
  • Price as of: Dec 15, 2017
  • $35.40
  • - $0.22
  • - 0.62%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

ICEZX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.1%
  • Net Assets $634 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.40
$28.85
$36.52

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.59%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 46.00%

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 22.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • 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 J. Christian Kirtley

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 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 22.2% -31.9% 59.2% 33.56% 2
1 Yr 27.2% -56.3% 56.2% 24.45% 2
3 Yr 3.3% * -7.1% 23.7% 87.63% 5
5 Yr 6.1% * -4.5% 27.4% 91.91% 5
10 Yr 0.8% * -4.9% 16.9% 95.06% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -5.4% -73.5% 33.8% 82.89% 5
2015 -6.0% -27.7% 17.2% 55.96% 4
2014 -8.5% -40.2% 27.0% 73.16% 5
2013 19.4% -23.4% 52.0% 60.57% 4
2012 14.3% -33.0% 30.2% 50.80% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ICEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.2% -31.9% 59.2% 33.59% 2
1 Yr 27.2% -38.6% 185.9% 21.03% 2
3 Yr 3.3% * -8.2% 35.8% 84.62% 5
5 Yr 6.1% * -4.9% 27.4% 91.30% 5
10 Yr 0.8% * -5.0% 16.9% 94.49% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -5.4% -73.5% 33.8% 87.07% 5
2015 -5.2% -25.3% 23.7% 72.98% 4
2014 -6.6% -13.6% 47.6% 92.32% 5
2013 20.8% -4.2% 170.1% 82.13% 5
2012 16.9% -23.9% 350.8% 68.03% 4

NAV & Total Return History

ICEZX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

ICEZX Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 634 M 9.87 K 96.2 B 8.98% 2
Number of Holdings 37 1 7899 15.41% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 267 M -989 K 18.5 B 7.37% 2
Weighting of Top 10 42.3% 0.0% 192.1% 7.75% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Julius Baer Gruppe AG 4.61%
  2. Novartis AG 4.28%
  3. LafargeHolcim Ltd 4.64%
  4. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR 5.35%
  5. CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd 3.76%
  6. ABB Ltd 4.15%
  7. SAP SE 3.85%
  8. Baidu Inc ADR 4.44%
  9. Pernod Ricard SA 3.65%
  10. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 3.53%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.98% 0.00% 132.91% 16.73% 3
Cash
5.02% -35.60% 102.01% 8.13% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.79% 7.47% 4
Other
0.00% -39.54% 40.46% 16.26% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.08% 4
Bonds
0.00% -0.09% 108.06% 7.37% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
17.06% 0.00% 88.19% 4.45% 1
Financial Services
15.35% 0.00% 40.61% 16.08% 3
Technology
14.70% 0.00% 80.90% 16.46% 3
Basic Materials
10.60% 0.00% 33.86% 1.89% 1
Consumer Defense
9.87% -0.70% 52.76% 9.74% 2
Healthcare
9.21% 0.00% 48.64% 19.02% 4
Communication Services
7.59% -1.23% 76.60% 3.97% 1
Energy
4.58% -0.61% 50.80% 14.10% 3
Real Estate
2.90% 0.00% 91.10% 9.37% 2
Consumer Cyclical
2.19% 0.00% 55.04% 29.52% 5
Utilities
0.94% 0.00% 86.36% 15.14% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Non US
94.98% 0.00% 100.00% 0.85% 1
US
0.00% 0.00% 126.77% 32.42% 5

ICEZX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ICEZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.59% 0.00% 323.68% 19.19% 3
Management Fee 0.80% 0.00% 1.95% 3.02% 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 46.00% 0.00% 2270.00% 10.63% 3

ICEZX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ICEZX Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 2.38% 19.24% 2

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 1.03% -1.92% 6.26% 18.62% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ICEZX - Managers

J. Christian Kirtley

Manager

Start Date

Sep 29, 2015

Tenure

2.17

Tenure Rank

10.0%

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

0.89

Tenure Rank

11.2%

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

0.89

Tenure Rank

11.2%

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

35.2

Category Average

6.05

Category Mode

0.7