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MATRX GAMCO Mathers AAA

  • Fund
  • MATRX
  • Price as of: Sep 28, 2018
  • $4.77
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Bear Market

MATRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -11.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -10.4%
  • Net Assets $2.78 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$4.77
$4.77
$4.98

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 4.58%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 0.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2018-06-21

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Bear Market
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Bear Market

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -11.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -10.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -3.73%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name GAMCO Mathers Fund
  • Fund Family Name Gabelli
  • Inception Date Aug 19, 1965
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Henry G. Van der Eb

Fund Description

The adviser uses the following principal strategies: investing primarily in common stocks, selected for their appreciation potential; investing in certain event driven situations; engaging, within prescribed limits, in short sales of equity securities; varying its common stock exposure by hedging, primarily with the purchase or short sale of Standard & Poor's 500 Index futures contracts; and investing all or any portion of its assets in U.S. Treasury securities.

MATRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MATRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -4.6% -16.3% 0.5% 15.79% 1
1 Yr -7.0% -34.7% 241.2% 10.53% 1
3 Yr -11.8% * -16.1% 49.8% 56.25% 3
5 Yr -10.4% * -14.5% 38.9% 56.25% 3
10 Yr -7.6% * -19.1% 6.5% 40.00% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MATRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -14.7% -15.4% 302.0% 93.75% 5
2017 -13.4% -21.0% -7.9% 12.50% 1
2016 -3.0% -21.2% 767.0% 31.25% 2
2015 -7.9% -13.1% 3.8% 68.75% 4
2014 -15.0% -25.4% -11.0% 43.75% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MATRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.0% -16.3% 0.5% 10.53% 1
1 Yr -7.0% -37.2% 241.2% 10.53% 1
3 Yr -11.8% * -16.1% 49.8% 56.25% 3
5 Yr -10.4% * -14.5% 38.9% 62.50% 3
10 Yr -7.6% * -19.1% 6.5% 40.00% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MATRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -4.6% -15.4% 302.0% 76.47% 4
2017 -14.7% -21.0% -7.9% 12.50% 1
2016 -13.4% -21.2% 767.0% 68.75% 4
2015 -3.0% -14.0% 7.2% 37.50% 2
2014 -7.9% -27.9% -7.9% 6.25% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MATRX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

MATRX Category Low Category High MATRX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.78 M 114 K 2.06 B 36.84% 4
Number of Holdings 21 5 951 36.84% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 -2.02 M -1.11 B 118 M 31.58% 4
Weighting of Top 10 49.6% 0.0% 478.3% 26.32% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. iShares Micro-Cap ETF 5.17%
  2. SPDR® S&P 500 ETF 6.64%
  3. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF 5.16%
  4. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF 4.12%
  5. SPDR® Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF 5.94%
  6. Invesco QQQ Trust 4.20%
  7. iShares MSCI Japan ETF 4.25%
  8. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF 4.92%
  9. Starbucks Corp 4.78%
  10. SPDR® S&P MidCap 400 ETF 4.35%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MATRX % Rank Quintile
Cash
179.43% 68.50% 227.24% 21.05% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.07% 15.79% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.14% 15.79% 3
Bonds
-0.04% -0.04% 105.60% 31.58% 5
Other
-0.24% -0.24% 31.50% 36.84% 5
Stocks
-79.14% -187.42% 0.00% 15.79% 3

MATRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MATRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 4.58% 0.66% 8.46% 10.53% 5
Management Fee 1.00% 0.64% 2.00% 21.05% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 25.00% 3
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MATRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MATRX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.75% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MATRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MATRX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 2.00% 2.00% 14.29% 2

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.

MATRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MATRX Rank Quintile
Turnover 0.00% 0.00% 1297.00% 33.33% 1

MATRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MATRX Category Low Category High MATRX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 0.29% 57.14% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MATRX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MATRX Category Low Category High MATRX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -3.73% -3.73% 2.55% 94.74% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MATRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

MATRX - Managers

Henry G. Van der Eb

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 1974

Tenure

43.78

Tenure Rank

2.3%

Mr. Henry Van der Eb, CFA, Senior Vice President of the Adviser, is primarily responsible for the day to day investment management of the Fund and has been the Fund’s portfolio manager for years. Mr. Van der Eb is President and Chief Executive Officer. He is also Senior Vice President of GBL and Gabelli Funds, LLC. Prior to joining GBL in 1999, he served as President of Mathers and Company, Inc., a registered investment adviser and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mathers Fund, Inc. He served as President of The Investment Analysts Society of Chicago (1979-1980), and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the CFA Institute.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.3

Category High

43.8

Category Average

7.26

Category Mode

4.2