BIUCX: Sterling Capital Interm US Govt C

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BIUCX Sterling Capital Interm US Govt C


Profile

BIUCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • Net Assets $12.7 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 45.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.12
$9.81
$10.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.69%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 40.13%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Sterling Capital Intermediate U.S. Government Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Sterling Capital Funds
  • Inception Date
    Feb 01, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Neil Grant

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in bonds issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government or its agencies and instrumentalities ("U.S. government securities"). It invests, under normal market conditions, in U.S. government securities, some of which may be subject to repurchase agreements, or in "high grade" mortgage-backed securities, including collateralized mortgage obligations. The fund will maintain an average duration between 2.5 and 7 years.


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Performance

BIUCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BIUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.0% -4.3% 9.2% 60.49%
1 Yr 2.0% -4.7% 8.2% 69.76%
3 Yr 0.7%* -2.4% 3.6% 68.33%
5 Yr -0.1%* -13.3% 1.9% 73.46%
10 Yr -0.6%* -4.3% 1.8% 89.51%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BIUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 2.4% -0.4% 7.1% 87.19%
2018 -2.1% -5.4% -0.7% 68.59%
2017 -1.0% -2.3% 0.9% 78.49%
2016 -1.3% -9.3% 1.4% 52.44%
2015 -1.8% -3.2% 3.3% 60.51%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BIUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.0% -4.3% 9.2% 60.49%
1 Yr 2.0% -4.7% 8.2% 69.76%
3 Yr 0.7%* -0.6% 5.1% 76.67%
5 Yr -0.1%* -13.3% 4.2% 82.72%
10 Yr -0.6%* -4.3% 6.7% 96.50%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BIUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 2.4% -0.2% 7.1% 89.66%
2018 -2.1% -3.3% 3.0% 79.58%
2017 -1.0% -1.9% 4.6% 85.47%
2016 -1.3% -9.3% 1.5% 67.68%
2015 -1.8% -3.2% 3.3% 80.25%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BIUCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BIUCX Category Low Category High BIUCX % Rank
Net Assets 12.7 M 1 M 27.2 B 98.09%
Number of Holdings 50 2 15496 91.87%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.78 M 0 8.51 B 95.22%
Weighting of Top 10 45.35% 0.0% 100.0% 31.61%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 6.25% 11.34%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.5% 6.78%
  3. Federal National Mortgage Association 7.12% 6.07%
  4. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.88% 4.24%
  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 3.44%
  6. Federal National Mortgage Association 4% 3.15%
  7. FHLMC Pc Prepay Prm 30 3.5% 2.65%
  8. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 3.93% 2.60%
  9. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 3.5% 2.57%
  10. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 3.06% 2.51%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BIUCX % Rank
Bonds
96.65% 0.00% 135.78% 37.80%
Cash
3.35% -59.21% 100.00% 60.77%
Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 12.17% 2.39%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 2.39%
Other
0.00% -0.81% 24.29% 12.92%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 6.70%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BIUCX % Rank
Securitized
61.02% 0.00% 98.03% 42.58%
Government
32.14% 0.00% 100.00% 46.41%
Municipal
3.50% 0.00% 14.41% 3.83%
Cash & Equivalents
3.35% 0.00% 100.00% 79.90%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 8.89% 15.31%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 76.95% 28.23%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BIUCX % Rank
US
96.65% 0.00% 134.92% 37.80%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 4.77% 36.84%

Expenses

BIUCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BIUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.69% 0.03% 2.72% 8.12%
Management Fee 0.32% 0.00% 0.70% 36.36%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 80.53%
Administrative Fee 0.11% 0.01% 0.45% 63.53%

Sales Fees

BIUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 17.24%

Trading Fees

BIUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A N/A

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.

BIUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 40.13% 0.00% 421.00% 34.10%

Distributions

BIUCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BIUCX Category Low Category High BIUCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.04% 6.70%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BIUCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BIUCX Category Low Category High BIUCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.15% 0.34% 3.60% 92.20%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BIUCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Neil Grant


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2016

4.58

4.6%

Mr. Grant, CFA, is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager with Sterling Capital. He joined Sterling Capital in 2004. Mr. Grant has investment experience since 1991. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he received his B.S. in Finance. Mr. Grant received his M.B.A. from Emory University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Michael Sun


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

1.58

1.6%

Michael Z. Sun, CFA, has been Co-Portfolio Manager and Executive Director and Senior Fixed Income Structured Products Analyst for Sterling Capital. He has been with Sterling Capital and its predecessors since 2009 and has investment experience since 1998. Prior to joining Sterling, he served as Vice President, Portfolio Manager/Senior Research Analyst for Evergreen Investments. Mr. Sun is a graduate of Bowling Green State University where he received his M.A. in Economics. He received his M.S. in Urban & Regional Study at Beijing University and received his B.S. in Geography at Nanjing University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.32 29.89 8.45 5.6