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LAFFX Lord Abbett Affiliated A

  • Fund
  • LAFFX
  • Price as of: May 23, 2019
  • $14.48 - $0.16 - 1.09%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities

LAFFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.0%
  • Net Assets $6.36 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.48
$12.51
$16.62

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.71%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 62.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund
  • Fund Family Name Lord Abbett
  • Inception Date Jan 03, 1950
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Walter H. Prahl

Fund Description

The Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund Class A (LAFFX) is an actively managed fund that aims to provide a high level of income while still providing capital appreciation. LAFFX is an equity income fund that bets on dividend-paying stocks domiciled in the U.S. The fund can hold small-, mid- and large-cap stocks from any sector. It uses a variety of fundamental metrics when choosing its underlying portfolio of holdings.

With its position as an equity income fund, LAFFX makes for an ideal subcore position. The fund is managed by Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC.

LAFFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.9% -3.5% 23.5% 57.41%
1 Yr -7.0% -29.1% 14.0% 47.20%
3 Yr -0.5%* -13.8% 15.5% 79.65%
5 Yr -2.0%* -28.0% 11.5% 70.27%
10 Yr 5.9%* -10.0% 12.7% 71.92%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.6% -38.8% 15.7% 50.19%
2017 3.2% -17.9% 37.3% 83.04%
2016 8.6% -7.3% 28.2% 67.21%
2015 -13.3% -47.3% 0.6% 79.29%
2014 4.5% -46.4% 75.9% 46.92%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.9% -3.5% 23.5% 57.29%
1 Yr 2.5% -29.1% 14.0% 13.57%
3 Yr 9.7%* -9.3% 16.3% 14.32%
5 Yr 7.5%* -9.5% 13.5% 12.87%
10 Yr 11.6%* -4.0% 15.5% 32.88%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LAFFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -7.6% -32.1% 15.7% 15.19%
2017 16.2% -7.9% 38.3% 39.95%
2016 17.4% -7.3% 29.2% 16.52%
2015 -4.2% -26.2% 4.7% 43.81%
2014 12.1% -45.2% 78.4% 19.13%

NAV & Total Return History

LAFFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank
Net Assets 6.36 B 1.47 M 117 B 17.79%
Number of Holdings 124 18 1796 24.38%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.36 B 81.8 K 32.2 B 18.91%
Weighting of Top 10 22.10% 8.7% 74.3% 82.46%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Chevron Corp 3.03%

  2. Merck & Co Inc 2.36%

  3. Intel Corp 2.32%

  4. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.31%

  5. Pfizer Inc 2.27%

  6. Procter & Gamble Co 2.20%

  7. Bank of America Corporation 2.08%

  8. Cisco Systems Inc 2.03%

  9. Verizon Communications Inc 1.83%

  10. Broadcom Inc 1.68%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High LAFFX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 6.24% 117.77% 3.23%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 16.57% 78.36%
Other
0.00% -0.77% 2.43% 76.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.39% 75.37%
Cash
0.00% -17.77% 40.48% 95.77%
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 43.37% 78.73%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LAFFX % Rank
Financial Services
20.51% 0.89% 39.05% 52.37%
Consumer Defense
11.75% 0.00% 27.68% 9.73%
Industrials
10.29% 0.00% 37.45% 36.16%
Healthcare
10.04% 0.00% 25.25% 85.16%
Technology
10.00% 0.00% 35.17% 56.11%
Consumer Cyclical
9.17% 0.00% 46.05% 31.67%
Energy
8.75% 0.00% 24.02% 68.70%
Utilities
5.93% 0.00% 71.85% 32.79%
Real Estate
5.23% 0.00% 33.69% 17.46%
Communication Services
4.72% 0.00% 12.35% 48.38%
Basic Materials
3.60% 0.00% 17.14% 30.05%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LAFFX % Rank
US
98.47% 0.17% 117.77% 8.08%
Non US
1.53% 0.00% 99.26% 84.20%

LAFFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LAFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.71% 0.03% 8.83% 81.69%
Management Fee 0.31% 0.00% 1.20% 8.08%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 47.52%
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.01% 0.50% 9.40%

Sales Fees

LAFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 1.00% 5.75% 35.46%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

LAFFX 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.

LAFFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 62.00% 0.00% 258.00% 67.66%

LAFFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.10% 6.47%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

LAFFX Category Low Category High LAFFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.55% -2.85% 3.22% 2.74%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

LAFFX - Managers

Walter H. Prahl

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 11, 2013

5.89

5.9%

Mr. Prahl is the Director of Quantitative Research and is responsible for overseeing a team of researchers who develop quantitative models and techniques to conduct portfolio risk analysis and security valuation for the firm's equity and fixed income portfolios. He also is a portfolio manager for the Calibrated investment strategies. The Calibrated approach focuses on identifying stock-specific opportunities through proprietary research, with an emphasis on style consistency, sector/industry neutrality and rigorous risk control. Mr. Prahl joined Lord Abbett in 1997 and was named Partner in 2002. His prior experience includes Fixed Income Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Mr. Prahl received a BS and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He has been in the investment business since 1985


Marc Pavese

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2016

3.16

3.2%

Marc Pavese joined Lord Abbett in 2008.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.36

Category Average

7.83

Category Mode

0.23