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LAFFX Lord Abbett Affiliated A

  • Fund
  • LAFFX
  • Price as of: Dec 08, 2016
  • $15.49
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.19%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities

LAFFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.9%
  • Net Assets $6.43 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.49
$12.69
$15.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.74%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 66.36%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.22%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund
  • Fund Family Name Lord Abbett
  • Inception Date Jan 03, 1950
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Walter H. Prahl

Fund Description

The Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund Class A (LAFFX) is an actively managed fund that aims to provide a high level of income while still providing capital appreciation. LAFFX is an equity income fund that bets on dividend-paying stocks domiciled in the U.S. The fund can hold small-, mid- and large-cap stocks from any sector. It uses a variety of fundamental metrics when choosing its underlying portfolio of holdings.

With its position as an equity income fund, LAFFX makes for an ideal subcore position. The fund is managed by Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC.

LAFFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.8% -75.5% 192.5% 70.16% 4
1 Yr 12.8% -47.2% 27.7% 13.71% 1
3 Yr 8.0% * -15.3% 14.2% 18.21% 1
5 Yr 13.9% * -0.1% 17.6% 25.69% 2
10 Yr 4.7% * -0.9% 8.9% 64.57% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -13.3% -47.3% 0.6% 67.16% 4
2014 4.5% -46.4% 14.8% 39.24% 3
2013 29.5% -13.6% 45.0% 33.07% 2
2012 14.0% -22.7% 35.8% 29.66% 2
2011 -9.0% -34.9% 13.0% 84.22% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 11.9% -75.5% 199.7% 67.70% 4
1 Yr 6.4% -51.7% 110.4% 61.80% 4
3 Yr 5.9% * -11.2% 19.9% 60.70% 4
5 Yr 12.5% * -0.1% 17.6% 51.59% 3
10 Yr 4.1% * -0.9% 8.9% 77.04% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -4.5% -26.0% 5.6% 51.53% 3
2014 14.7% -14.3% 39.5% 16.39% 1
2013 43.6% 0.0% 289.2% 33.03% 2
2012 23.4% 0.0% 528.1% 32.52% 2
2011 -11.3% -84.2% 231.9% 91.37% 5

NAV & Total Return History

LAFFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 6.43 B 273 K 84.6 B 3.24% 1
Number of Holdings 125 1 999 6.66% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 1.45 B 0 24.7 B 3.52% 1
Weighting of Top 10 23.2% 0.0% 100.1% 23.41% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. JPMorgan Chase & Co 3.33%
  2. Chevron Corp 3.45%
  3. Pfizer Inc 3.28%
  4. Intel Corp 2.55%
  5. Qualcomm Inc 2.30%
  6. Boeing Co 1.68%
  7. International Business Machines Corp 1.69%
  8. United Technologies Corp 1.66%
  9. Prudential Financial Inc 1.65%
  10. AT&T Inc 1.59%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
100.00% 0.00% 132.93% 1.14% 1
Other
0.00% -2.64% 25.55% 7.23% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 18.87% 3.43% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.90% 1.14% 3
Cash
0.00% -32.93% 100.00% 22.55% 5
Bonds
0.00% -0.12% 75.03% 4.57% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
19.18% 0.00% 38.34% 20.11% 4
Industrials
12.47% 0.00% 31.48% 7.05% 2
Technology
12.21% 0.00% 29.49% 12.30% 3
Consumer Defense
10.38% -1.44% 25.28% 6.96% 2
Consumer Cyclical
10.13% 0.00% 34.71% 8.77% 2
Energy
9.16% 0.00% 29.15% 17.25% 4
Healthcare
9.09% 0.00% 29.91% 23.36% 5
Utilities
6.06% -0.70% 78.64% 6.58% 2
Real Estate
4.91% 0.00% 19.44% 3.81% 1
Basic Materials
3.39% 0.00% 14.96% 10.30% 2
Communication Services
3.02% -0.70% 10.47% 14.87% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank Quintile
US
100.00% 0.00% 132.93% 0.29% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 98.98% 26.55% 5

LAFFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LAFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.74% 0.05% 21.67% 19.22% 1
Management Fee 0.31% 0.00% 1.20% 5.90% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.03% 2
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.00% 0.50% 5.42% 1

Sales Fees

LAFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High LAFFX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 1.00% 5.75% 0.59% 4
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

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

LAFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High LAFFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 66.36% 0.00% 221.00% 5.90% 4

LAFFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 3.58% 17.66% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.22% -1.41% 3.83% 6.66% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

LAFFX - Managers

Walter H. Prahl

Manager

Start Date

Jun 11, 2013

Tenure

3.47

Tenure Rank

9.8%

Mr. Prahl is the Director of Quantitative Research and is responsible for overseeing a team of researchers who develop quantitative models and techniques to conduct portfolio risk analysis and security valuation for the firm's equity and fixed income portfolios. He also is a portfolio manager for the Calibrated investment strategies. The Calibrated approach focuses on identifying stock-specific opportunities through proprietary research, with an emphasis on style consistency, sector/industry neutrality and rigorous risk control. Mr. Prahl joined Lord Abbett in 1997 and was named Partner in 2002. His prior experience includes Fixed Income Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Mr. Prahl received a BS and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He has been in the investment business since 1985


Marc Pavese

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2011

Tenure

4.92

Tenure Rank

8.4%

Marc Pavese joined Lord Abbett in 2008.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.3

Category Average

7

Category Mode

1.9