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ICEZX MainStay Epoch International Choice R3

  • Fund
  • ICEZX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2017
  • $32.22
  • + $0.84
  • + 2.68%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

ICEZX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • Net Assets $618 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.22
$26.96
$32.22

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 11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • 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 11.2% -30.4% 21.0% 17.74% 1
1 Yr 9.2% -32.1% 39.3% 63.32% 4
3 Yr -2.1% * -11.1% 21.0% 88.77% 5
5 Yr 3.2% * -5.1% 20.3% 85.66% 5
10 Yr 0.3% * -3.0% 15.7% 86.13% 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 11.2% -30.4% 21.0% 17.75% 1
1 Yr 9.2% -38.6% 185.9% 59.12% 3
3 Yr -2.1% * -12.2% 35.8% 96.33% 5
5 Yr 3.2% * -5.5% 20.3% 94.90% 5
10 Yr 0.3% * -3.1% 15.7% 95.53% 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: Jan 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

ICEZX Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 618 M 9.87 K 87 B 8.60% 2
Number of Holdings 40 1 7643 14.27% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 333 M -5.65 M 16.5 B 5.58% 2
Weighting of Top 10 42.7% 0.0% 115.8% 7.66% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd 3.56%
  2. Julius Baer Gruppe AG 4.69%
  3. Novartis AG 4.61%
  4. LafargeHolcim Ltd 4.94%
  5. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR 5.57%
  6. CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd 4.33%
  7. ABB Ltd 4.38%
  8. Sanofi SA 3.44%
  9. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The) PLC 3.75%
  10. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 3.47%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.70% 0.00% 132.91% 1.04% 1
Cash
0.30% -35.60% 102.01% 22.78% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.06% 4.44% 4
Other
0.00% -2.01% 40.46% 16.82% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.51% 1.51% 3
Bonds
0.00% -0.02% 87.54% 6.43% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
18.13% 0.00% 64.23% 3.78% 1
Financial Services
15.78% 0.00% 41.63% 13.91% 3
Technology
12.85% 0.00% 79.95% 17.88% 3
Healthcare
12.39% 0.00% 48.64% 10.12% 2
Basic Materials
11.03% 0.00% 37.59% 1.80% 1
Communication Services
8.50% -1.23% 77.08% 3.22% 1
Consumer Defense
8.20% 0.00% 52.25% 13.72% 3
Energy
4.61% 0.00% 48.37% 15.89% 3
Consumer Cyclical
3.65% 0.00% 50.90% 27.81% 5
Real Estate
3.56% 0.00% 94.76% 6.81% 1
Utilities
1.01% 0.00% 81.08% 14.38% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Non US
99.70% 0.00% 99.70% 0.09% 1
US
0.00% 0.00% 126.77% 31.85% 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% 19.47% 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% 2311.00% 11.01% 3

ICEZX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ICEZX Category Low Category High ICEZX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.8% 0.00% 2.38% 2.60% 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 1.03% -2.05% 6.75% 19.00% 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

1.5

Tenure Rank

9.7%

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

0.22

Tenure Rank

10.9%

Michael Welhoelter is Epoch's Chief Risk Officer and heads Epoch's Quantitative Research and Risk Management team. He is also a portfolio manager on all of Epoch's strategies. He is responsible for integrating risk management into the investment process. Mike holds a BA degree in Computer and Information Science from Colgate University. He is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, the Society of Quantitative Analysts and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


William J. Booth

Manager

Start Date

Jan 09, 2017

Tenure

0.22

Tenure Rank

10.9%

Bill is the director of non-U.S. research and portfolio manager for our Non-U.S. Equity and Global Choice strategies. Bill joined Epoch in 2009 from PioneerPath Capital, where he was a consumer/retail analyst. Before PioneerPath, he was a senior analyst at Level Global. He also held an equity research position at Louis Dreyfus Commodities and a credit analyst with Citigroup. Bill holds BS in Chemical Engineering from Yale Univ and MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He holds the CFA designation.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

34.5

Category Average

5.83

Category Mode

2.3