GCBLX: Green Century Balanced

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GCBLX Green Century Balanced


Profile

GCBLX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.7%
  • Net Assets $295 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.77
$26.90
$30.77

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.48%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 19.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.44%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Green Century Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Green Century
  • Inception Date
    Mar 18, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Cheryl Smith

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in the stocks and bonds of environmentally responsible and sustainable U.S. companies, many of which also make positive environmental contributions. There is no predetermined percentage of assets allocated to either stocks or bonds, although the fund will generally invest at least 25% of its net assets in bonds and may not invest more than 75% of its net assets in stocks.


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Performance

GCBLX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GCBLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.2% -18.3% 9.4% 17.76%
1 Yr 13.8% -48.7% 27.2% 7.55%
3 Yr 8.0%* -37.8% 12.2% 2.82%
5 Yr 4.7%* -39.5% 11.4% 3.99%
10 Yr 7.0%* -38.7% 17.6% 8.37%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GCBLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.6% -50.4% 46.8% 7.47%
2018 -4.4% -31.8% 19.0% 8.22%
2017 11.3% -44.7% 46.3% 9.69%
2016 3.2% -84.5% 146.1% 54.93%
2015 -4.2% -40.7% 14.6% 26.17%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GCBLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.2% -18.3% 9.4% 17.76%
1 Yr 13.8% -48.7% 27.2% 7.55%
3 Yr 9.3%* -37.8% 12.3% 4.47%
5 Yr 6.5%* -39.5% 11.4% 7.43%
10 Yr 8.7%* -38.7% 18.5% 14.03%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GCBLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.6% -50.4% 46.8% 7.47%
2018 -2.1% -27.4% 19.0% 9.56%
2017 12.8% -44.7% 46.3% 24.82%
2016 5.4% -84.5% 146.1% 55.95%
2015 -1.4% -36.9% 14.6% 33.06%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

GCBLX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GCBLX Category Low Category High GCBLX % Rank
Net Assets 295 M 178 K 161 B 53.44%
Number of Holdings 123 2 13691 53.59%
Net Assets in Top 10 58.6 M -39.4 M 33.7 B 64.66%
Weighting of Top 10 20.05% 9.4% 371.8% 76.27%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 3.10%
  2. Alphabet Inc A 2.87%
  3. Apple Inc 2.53%
  4. Mastercard Inc A 2.45%
  5. Merck & Co Inc 1.74%
  6. KeyCorp 1.62%
  7. PNC Financial Services Group Inc 1.62%
  8. Cigna Corp 1.54%
  9. First Republic Bank 1.30%
  10. PayPal Holdings Inc 1.30%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High GCBLX % Rank
Stocks
64.78% -41.01% 79.55% 11.08%
Bonds
30.31% -3.79% 79.18% 76.69%
Cash
4.53% -102.09% 77.18% 47.15%
Other
0.38% -41.44% 154.72% 31.43%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 44.10% 85.23%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.84% 71.85% 89.66%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GCBLX % Rank
Financial Services
20.66% 0.00% 67.69% 9.97%
Technology
17.63% 0.00% 72.78% 35.38%
Healthcare
15.15% 0.00% 61.80% 26.73%
Industrials
12.05% 0.00% 99.44% 24.97%
Consumer Cyclical
10.70% 0.00% 32.07% 24.75%
Communication Services
8.20% 0.00% 32.16% 37.90%
Consumer Defense
8.16% 0.00% 25.21% 30.34%
Real Estate
3.92% -2.05% 100.00% 51.04%
Utilities
1.97% 0.00% 100.00% 74.70%
Basic Materials
1.57% 0.00% 100.00% 82.69%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 97.92%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GCBLX % Rank
US
62.84% -41.02% 77.06% 5.91%
Non US
1.94% -2.63% 32.14% 70.04%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GCBLX % Rank
Corporate
46.87% 0.00% 100.00% 25.11%
Government
35.48% -0.45% 93.76% 25.11%
Cash & Equivalents
12.99% -3.87% 100.00% 42.30%
Municipal
4.67% 0.00% 99.77% 8.33%
Derivative
0.00% -3.25% 64.96% 76.69%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 59.50% 92.30%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GCBLX % Rank
US
23.44% -5.05% 84.24% 83.54%
Non US
6.87% -12.68% 26.09% 16.98%

Expenses

GCBLX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GCBLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.48% 0.02% 5.91% 29.11%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 2.00% 66.21%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.83% 0.01% 0.83% 100.00%

Sales Fees

GCBLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

GCBLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 52.94%

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.

GCBLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 19.00% 0.00% 1504.00% 20.71%

Distributions

GCBLX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GCBLX Category Low Category High GCBLX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.25% 82.17%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

GCBLX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GCBLX Category Low Category High GCBLX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.44% -4.40% 6.65% 90.04%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

GCBLX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Cheryl Smith


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 28, 2005

14.18

14.2%

Cheryl I. Smith, Ph.D., CFA- Cheryl is a managing partner, economist, strategist, and portfolio manager. She leads our fixed income management process and co-leads our Large Cap Core strategy and Growth and Income strategy. Cheryl is also a member of the portfolio management teams for our All Capitalization Core and Fossil Fuel Free Core strategies and she serves as co-manager of the Green Century Balanced Fund, for which Trillium is the sub-advisor. She began her investment management career at Trillium Asset Management in 1987. In 1992 she joined United States Trust Company in Boston (now known as Walden Asset Management) as Vice President and portfolio manager, before rejoining Trillium in the fall of 1997. Cheryl has served on the Boards of Oikocredit USA; US SIF, including three years as chair of US SIF; Cornerstone Capital, Inc.; Episcopal Divinity School; and on the Steering Committee for the Institute for Responsible Investment. Cheryl is a member of the CFA Society Boston and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. She is a member of the American Economic Association. Cheryl holds a B.S.F.S. degree from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and earned M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Yale University.

Matthew Patsky


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 28, 2009

10.18

10.2%

Matthew W. Patsky, CFA- Matt is a managing partner, CEO, portfolio manager, and leads our Sustainable Opportunities strategy. He joined Trillium in 2009, and has three decades of experience in investment research and investment management. Matt began his career at Lehman Brothers in 1984 as a technology analyst. In 1989, while covering emerging growth companies for Lehman, he began to incorporate environmental, social and governance factors into his research, becoming the first sell side analyst in the United States to publish on the topic of socially responsible investing in 1994.

Paul Hilton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 30, 2018

1.76

1.8%

Paul A. Hilton, CFA- Paul is a Partner, Portfolio Manager, and Research Analyst covering the Consumer Discretionary sector. Prior to joining Trillium in 2011, he was Vice President of Sustainable Investment Business Strategy at Calvert Investments and also previously held senior positions within Calvert’s Equities and Marketing Departments. Paul also served as Portfolio Manager for Socially Responsible Investing at The Dreyfus Corporation, then a division of Mellon Bank, and as Research Analyst in the Social Awareness Investment (SAI) program at Smith Barney Asset Management, then a division of Citigroup. Paul started his career as an analyst with the Council on Economic Priorities, a non-profit known for an influential consumer guidebook called “Shopping for a Better World.” Paul is former chair of US SIF, former Treasurer of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI), and founder of SIRAN, the first US network of sustainability analysts. A member of the CFA Society Boston and a Chartered Financial Analyst, he also holds Master’s degrees in Anthropology from New York University and Education from Roberts Wesleyan College. Paul is a frequent speaker on topics related to approaches to SRI/ESG investing and the growing market for products in this space.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 36.11 6.65 0.08