GLCAX: Morgan Stanley Global Cntrpnt A

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GLCAX Morgan Stanley Global Cntrpnt A

  • Fund
  • GLCAX
  • Price as of: Jan 16, 2020
  • $11.89
    + $0.06 + 0.51%

Profile

GLCAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $9.83 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.89
$9.04
$11.89

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 26.82%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 54.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.91%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Morgan Stanley Counterpoint Global Portfolio Class A
  • Fund Family Name
    Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date
    Jun 29, 2018
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Dennis Lynch

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the Adviser seeks to achieve the fund's investment objective by investing primarily in established and emerging companies located throughout the world, with capitalizations within the range of companies included in the MSCI All Country World Index. Under normal market conditions, the fund typically invests at least 40% of its total assets in the securities of issuers located outside of the United States, unless the Adviser determines, in its sole discretion, that conditions are not favorable.


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Performance

GLCAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.4% -6.5% 9.3% 2.19%
1 Yr 31.2% -35.6% 73.2% 2.79%
3 Yr N/A* -7.5% 23.0% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -7.0% 25.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -9.1% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 33.2% -33.1% 69.4% 1.08%
2018 N/A -44.4% 0.0% N/A
2017 N/A -6.5% 43.5% N/A
2016 N/A -14.4% 201.4% N/A
2015 N/A -30.6% 18.9% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.4% -6.5% 9.3% 2.19%
1 Yr 31.2% -35.6% 73.2% 2.58%
3 Yr N/A* -7.5% 23.0% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -7.0% 25.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -9.1% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 33.2% -33.1% 69.4% 1.08%
2018 N/A -44.4% 1.8% N/A
2017 N/A -6.5% 43.5% N/A
2016 N/A -14.4% 201.4% N/A
2015 N/A -30.6% 19.6% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

GLCAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GLCAX Category Low Category High GLCAX % Rank
Net Assets 9.83 M 28.2 K 15.3 B 88.67%
Number of Holdings 231 1 1134 8.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.69 M -10.1 M 7.73 B 90.61%
Weighting of Top 10 23.59% 6.8% 265.5% 74.08%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 3.45%
  2. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 3.35%
  3. Intuitive Surgical Inc 2.44%
  4. Ecolab Inc 2.38%
  5. Hermes International SA 2.31%
  6. The Walt Disney Co 2.24%
  7. TAL Education Group ADR 2.14%
  8. Twitter Inc 1.90%
  9. Spotify Technology SA 1.70%
  10. DSV Panalpina AS 1.67%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High GLCAX % Rank
Stocks
95.72% 57.81% 107.54% 67.55%
Cash
4.28% -30.66% 38.61% 26.12%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.73% 54.69%
Other
0.00% -0.28% 49.81% 58.16%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.87% 49.59%
Bonds
0.00% -0.26% 16.15% 52.65%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GLCAX % Rank
Technology
30.72% 0.00% 38.69% 3.06%
Consumer Cyclical
24.83% 0.00% 36.71% 4.29%
Consumer Defense
11.04% 0.00% 76.71% 40.61%
Industrials
9.59% 0.00% 46.08% 66.94%
Financial Services
9.08% 0.00% 34.00% 85.31%
Healthcare
8.84% 0.00% 27.46% 88.78%
Basic Materials
4.13% 0.00% 41.17% 40.00%
Real Estate
0.67% 0.00% 21.02% 71.63%
Communication Services
0.67% 0.00% 22.54% 81.22%
Utilities
0.43% 0.00% 32.49% 73.88%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.14% 87.14%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GLCAX % Rank
US
53.46% 16.02% 79.84% 41.84%
Non US
42.26% 3.05% 75.49% 64.29%

Expenses

GLCAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GLCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 26.82% 0.01% 928.63% 2.38%
Management Fee 0.80% 0.00% 1.82% 74.10%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 36.40%
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.01% 0.47% 43.23%

Sales Fees

GLCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.25% 2.50% 5.75% 78.21%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

GLCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 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.

GLCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 54.00% 0.00% 381.00% 71.37%

Distributions

GLCAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GLCAX Category Low Category High GLCAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 4.62% 62.23%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

GLCAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GLCAX Category Low Category High GLCAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.91% -2.10% 11.37% 97.61%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

GLCAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Dennis Lynch


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2018

1.51

1.5%

Dennis is the Head of the Counterpoint Global team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 and has 24 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a sell-side analyst for J.P. Morgan Securities. Dennis received a B.A. in political science from Hamilton College and an M.B.A. with honors in finance from Columbia University.

Kristian Heugh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2018

1.51

1.5%

Kristian is the Head of the Global Opportunity team and leads Global and International investing for the Counterpoint Global team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2001 and has 17 years of investment experience. Previously, Kristian was a co-portfolio manager of a technology strategy and an international equity strategy while a member of the Global Research Group, working closely with the Counterpoint Global team. Prior to that, he was a technology analyst for MSIM’s Sector Rotation multi-cap growth strategies. Kristian received a B.A. in economics from Duke University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 34.57 4.95 5.84