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FEAFX First Eagle Fund of America Y

  • Fund
  • FEAFX
  • Price as of: Jul 19, 2019
  • $27.50 - $0.07 - 0.25%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Blend Equities

FEAFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -7.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -7.2%
  • Net Assets $1.14 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.50
$21.07
$36.34

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.33%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 60.29%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Feb 29, 2008

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 23.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.26%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name First Eagle Fund of America
  • Fund Family Name First Eagle
  • Inception Date Apr 10, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Harold J. Levy

FEAFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.8% -10.2% 27.3% 8.43%
1 Yr -24.2% -37.6% 16.0% 93.10%
3 Yr -7.5%* -14.0% 13.1% 92.43%
5 Yr -7.2%* -15.2% 9.8% 86.45%
10 Yr 3.9%* -4.2% 14.7% 81.77%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -38.3% -44.3% 7.9% 97.70%
2017 10.7% -20.7% 25.7% 22.22%
2016 -7.9% -15.1% 40.3% 97.21%
2015 -6.2% -32.9% 1.5% 27.09%
2014 2.3% -42.4% 14.7% 43.09%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.1% -10.2% 27.3% 7.28%
1 Yr -24.0% -37.6% 17.0% 95.79%
3 Yr -2.4%* -11.2% 18.9% 91.63%
5 Yr -2.2%* -15.2% 12.1% 80.48%
10 Yr 7.7%* -4.2% 14.7% 70.72%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FEAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -38.3% -44.3% 7.9% 98.85%
2017 21.8% -8.7% 25.7% 3.45%
2016 -2.0% -4.9% 40.3% 97.21%
2015 -3.6% -32.9% 2.7% 35.06%
2014 10.3% -42.4% 17.2% 16.26%

NAV & Total Return History

FEAFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank
Net Assets 1.14 B 1.66 M 105 B 32.18%
Number of Holdings 118 5 3300 32.57%
Net Assets in Top 10 571 M 1.78 M 7.14 B 10.73%
Weighting of Top 10 46.84% 5.1% 98.8% 14.18%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Wyndham Destinations Inc 6.05%

  2. Ball Corp 5.67%

  3. Post Holdings Inc 5.51%

  4. The Chemours Co 5.22%

  5. HP Inc 4.67%

  6. ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc 4.37%

  7. Martin Marietta Materials Inc 4.10%

  8. Packaging Corp of America 4.02%

  9. Marathon Petroleum Corp 3.84%

  10. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc Ordinary Shares 3.37%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FEAFX % Rank
Stocks
94.36% 24.97% 100.45% 71.65%
Cash
5.64% -0.69% 40.74% 24.52%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.10% 33.33%
Other
0.00% -12.18% 3.09% 31.03%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 29.89%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 40.52% 38.70%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FEAFX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
20.59% 0.00% 33.48% 9.20%
Technology
15.58% 0.11% 38.95% 56.32%
Basic Materials
13.99% -0.25% 18.13% 3.07%
Healthcare
13.67% 0.00% 46.65% 10.73%
Industrials
12.73% 0.00% 46.61% 66.28%
Financial Services
7.57% 0.00% 52.69% 79.31%
Consumer Defense
5.51% -1.17% 15.66% 29.89%
Energy
3.84% -0.82% 13.61% 47.89%
Real Estate
0.50% -0.49% 12.91% 80.84%
Utilities
0.00% -0.50% 27.98% 79.31%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 25.65% 73.95%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FEAFX % Rank
US
93.24% 14.28% 100.30% 51.72%
Non US
1.12% 0.00% 52.93% 70.88%

FEAFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.33% 0.03% 6.27% 34.87%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 2.00% 80.08%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 32.05%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.35% 23.08%

Sales Fees

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% 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.

FEAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 60.29% 1.00% 196.54% 68.20%

FEAFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.04% 71.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High FEAFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.26% -4.72% 2.61% 57.47%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FEAFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

FEAFX - Managers

Harold J. Levy

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 1987

32.24

32.2%

Harold J. Levy is Co-President And Co-Chief Executive Officer; Co-Chief Investment Officer at Iridian Asset Management LLC and has been affiliated with Iridian Asset Management LLC since November-1995.


David L. Cohen

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1989

29.52

29.5%

Cohen is a portfolio manager with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers. He was a portfolio manager of the Fund in the ASB's prior format as a series of the former First Eagle Funds Trust since 1989.


Eric Stone

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2014

5.33

5.3%

Mr. Stone joined Iridian Asset Management LLC in April 2012 and for the three years prior to that, Mr. Stone worked as a portfolio manager with Plural Investments.


Lukasz Thieme

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2018

1.33

1.3%

Mr. Thieme joined Iridian in August 2007 as a research analyst and for the two years prior to that worked as an analyst with LRL/Ritchie Capital.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

40.52

Category Average

6.87

Category Mode

0.02