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ICEVX MainStay Epoch International Choice A

  • Fund
  • ICEVX
  • Price as of: Aug 16, 2019
  • $32.84 + $0.22 + 0.67%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

ICEVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.6%
  • Net Assets $424 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.84
$29.82
$36.44

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.18%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 44.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$15,000

IRA

$25,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.40%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MainStay Epoch International Choice Fund
  • Fund Family Name MainStay
  • Inception Date Sep 01, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael A. Welhoelter

ICEVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.2% -17.7% 37.5% 80.85%
1 Yr -6.6% -70.8% 13.4% 56.09%
3 Yr 1.7%* -31.9% 25.2% 57.30%
5 Yr -1.6%* -22.4% 14.3% 66.76%
10 Yr 2.5%* -9.2% 13.0% 82.85%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.2% -73.8% -0.3% 43.21%
2017 23.9% -19.8% 49.8% 24.10%
2016 -5.4% -73.5% 24.7% 92.33%
2015 -6.0% -27.7% 17.2% 65.41%
2014 -8.6% -40.2% 18.4% 84.05%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.2% -17.7% 37.5% 80.98%
1 Yr -5.1% -70.8% 18.0% 58.69%
3 Yr 3.7%* -31.4% 25.2% 62.81%
5 Yr 0.3%* -22.4% 16.9% 79.80%
10 Yr 4.0%* -9.2% 15.2% 87.68%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ICEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.8% -73.8% 1.8% 52.54%
2017 25.3% 0.9% 53.2% 35.12%
2016 -2.4% -21.0% 26.9% 95.26%
2015 -4.9% -26.7% 18.6% 73.78%
2014 -6.1% -23.9% 18.4% 90.25%

NAV & Total Return History

ICEVX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank
Net Assets 424 M 3.25 M 97.3 B 53.55%
Number of Holdings 35 2 8191 88.52%
Net Assets in Top 10 185 M 606 K 17.1 B 44.26%
Weighting of Top 10 43.08% 6.8% 179.4% 25.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. SAP SE 5.41%

  2. Sony Corp 5.10%

  3. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 4.73%

  4. Nestle SA 4.35%

  5. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR 4.33%

  6. Novartis AG 4.22%

  7. Bridgestone Corp 3.79%

  8. Safran SA 3.78%

  9. Amcor PLC 3.73%

  10. Lloyds Banking Group PLC 3.65%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ICEVX % Rank
Stocks
98.76% -0.01% 116.16% 26.50%
Other
1.13% -0.54% 25.01% 10.79%
Cash
0.11% -0.45% 42.24% 92.21%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.48% 80.87%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 27.20% 77.19%
Bonds
0.00% -28.13% 99.46% 77.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ICEVX % Rank
Technology
20.05% 0.00% 73.44% 33.74%
Consumer Cyclical
17.10% 0.00% 57.09% 14.54%
Financial Services
13.46% 0.00% 44.34% 56.93%
Basic Materials
11.50% 0.00% 26.45% 2.06%
Consumer Defense
10.61% 0.00% 40.44% 26.20%
Healthcare
7.47% 0.00% 27.74% 77.37%
Energy
6.93% 0.00% 52.81% 24.42%
Industrials
6.91% 0.00% 80.34% 80.25%
Communication Services
4.73% 0.00% 39.16% 19.62%
Utilities
0.00% -0.06% 89.43% 88.34%
Real Estate
0.00% -0.42% 96.78% 90.81%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ICEVX % Rank
Non US
96.66% 0.00% 99.77% 1.37%
US
2.10% -0.01% 97.33% 96.72%

ICEVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.18% 0.01% 164.00% 58.28%
Management Fee 0.80% 0.00% 1.50% 63.93%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 45.45%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.08% 5.75% 69.29%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

ICEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 44.00% 2.00% 1856.00% 56.79%

ICEVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.52% 0.00% 0.73% 19.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ICEVX Category Low Category High ICEVX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.40% -1.68% 6.88% 30.10%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ICEVX - Managers

Michael A. Welhoelter

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 09, 2017

2.56

2.6%

Mike is Co-Chief Investment Officer of Epoch Investment Partners. He is also Chief Risk Officer. Mike is responsible for integrating risk management into the investment process. Prior to joining Epoch in 2005, he was a director and portfolio manager in the Quantitative Strategies Group at Columbia Management Group, Inc. Before that, Mike was at Credit Suisse Asset Management Group (“CSAM”), where he was a portfolio manager in the Structured Equity group. Before joining CSAM, he was a portfolio manager and quantitative research analyst at Chancellor/LGT Asset Management.


William J. Booth

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 09, 2017

2.56

2.6%

Bill is Co-Chief Investment Officer of Epoch Investment Partners. He is also a portfolio manager for global and non-U.S. equity strategies. Bill joined Epoch in 2009 from PioneerPath Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund where he was a consumer and retail analyst. Prior to PioneerPath, he was a senior analyst at Level Global focused on the consumer and industrial sectors.


Glen Petraglia

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2018

1.17

1.2%

Glen is a portfolio manager and senior equity research analyst. Prior to joining Epoch in 2014, Glen was a generalist portfolio manager and an analyst at Standard Life Investments in Boston, where he focused on consumer staples, restaurants and regional banks. Before Standard Life, he held positions at Citigroup and Nabisco. Glen received his BS from Providence College and an MBA from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.85

Category Average

6.81

Category Mode

7.12