QSTFX: Quantified STF Investor

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QSTFX Quantified STF Investor


Profile

QSTFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 52.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $142 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.39
$8.55
$19.37

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.68%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 91.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $10,000
  • IRA $10,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Tactical Allocation

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 52.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Quantified STF Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Advisors Preferred
  • Inception Date
    Nov 13, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jerry Wagner

Fund Description

The fund's investment adviser delegates execution of the fund's investment strategy to the Subadviser, Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. The fund is aggressively managed by the Subadviser, which typically results in high portfolio turnover. The Subadviser seeks to achieve the fund's investment objective primarily by using the Subadviser's proprietary Self-Adjusting Trend Following Strategy. The fund is non-diversified.


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Categories

Performance

QSTFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QSTFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 52.3% -24.5% 52.3% 0.65%
1 Yr 82.5% -26.5% 82.5% 0.65%
3 Yr 10.0%* -12.4% 10.0% 0.70%
5 Yr N/A* -10.5% 7.4% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -3.8% 4.3% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QSTFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.8% -21.7% 26.6% 3.90%
2018 -9.1% -28.0% 0.2% 33.57%
2017 22.0% -11.6% 22.0% 0.75%
2016 -14.6% -14.9% 12.7% 99.22%
2015 N/A -29.4% -1.3% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QSTFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 52.3% -24.5% 52.3% 0.65%
1 Yr 82.5% -26.5% 82.5% 0.65%
3 Yr 10.0%* -11.7% 10.0% 0.70%
5 Yr N/A* -7.2% 8.2% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 0.1% 7.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QSTFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.8% -21.7% 26.6% 3.90%
2018 -9.1% -28.0% 1.1% 67.14%
2017 22.0% -5.4% 22.0% 0.75%
2016 -14.6% -14.9% 19.7% 99.22%
2015 N/A -23.3% 1.8% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

QSTFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

QSTFX Category Low Category High QSTFX % Rank
Net Assets 142 M 871 K 3 B 35.71%
Number of Holdings 49 1 1838 37.67%
Net Assets in Top 10 30.7 M 0 3.36 B 47.95%
Weighting of Top 10 42.96% 0.0% 100.0% 84.44%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Fidelity® Inv MM Fds Government I 14.33%
  2. First American Government Obligs Z 14.33%
  3. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 1.75% 2.80%
  4. Invesco BulletShares 2020 Corp Bd ETF 1.68%
  5. Invesco BulletShares 2021 Corp Bd ETF 1.68%
  6. Invesco BulletShares 2022 Corp Bd ETF 1.68%
  7. SPDR® Portfolio Short Term Corp Bd ETF 1.68%
  8. Invesco Ultra Short Duration ETF 1.68%
  9. iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF 1.67%
  10. Export-Import Bank of Korea 4% 1.43%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High QSTFX % Rank
Cash
74.72% -41.63% 100.00% 2.05%
Bonds
25.07% -22.52% 78.68% 71.43%
Convertible Bonds
0.14% 0.00% 6.22% 57.53%
Stocks
0.07% 0.00% 76.30% 98.70%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 17.05% 73.97%
Other
0.00% -1.60% 83.31% 85.62%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QSTFX % Rank
Technology
45.07% 0.00% 54.08% 2.13%
Communication Services
20.13% 0.00% 20.51% 3.55%
Consumer Cyclical
16.90% 0.00% 18.69% 4.96%
Healthcare
7.61% 0.00% 43.87% 85.11%
Consumer Defense
4.74% 0.00% 31.10% 82.98%
Industrials
2.62% 0.00% 22.11% 90.07%
Financial Services
1.99% 0.00% 26.73% 94.33%
Utilities
0.66% 0.00% 35.94% 89.36%
Real Estate
0.27% 0.00% 59.87% 94.33%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 10.07% 96.45%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 68.84% 97.16%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QSTFX % Rank
US
0.07% -3.83% 74.11% 95.21%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 35.24% 95.89%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QSTFX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
74.88% 0.00% 100.00% 10.27%
Corporate
19.82% 0.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Government
5.03% 0.00% 99.65% 86.30%
Securitized
0.26% 0.00% 31.43% 54.11%
Municipal
0.01% 0.00% 14.16% 40.41%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 74.33% 67.12%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QSTFX % Rank
US
19.39% -85.02% 66.10% 67.81%
Non US
5.68% 0.00% 108.51% 46.58%

Expenses

QSTFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

QSTFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.68% 0.00% 5.31% 48.05%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.10% 1.50% 81.82%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 46.39%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.70% N/A

Sales Fees

QSTFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

QSTFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 91.00% 0.00% 474.00% 46.81%

Distributions

QSTFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

QSTFX Category Low Category High QSTFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.87% 52.60%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

QSTFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

QSTFX Category Low Category High QSTFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.05% -1.71% 6.58% 83.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

QSTFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jerry Wagner


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 13, 2015

4.8

4.8%

Jerry C. Wagner, JD is President and Chief Investment Officer of Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. Mr. Wagner was born on May 7, 1947. He holds the degree of Juris Doctor awarded by the University of Michigan in 1973 and degrees of Masters in Labor & Industrial Relations (1970) and Bachelor of Arts (1969) from Michigan State University. Mr. Wagner has been a member of the State Bar of Michigan since 1973. He has been the principal investment adviser representative for Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. since 1981. Mr. Wagner has a Series 65. His business experience for the last 5 years is as follows: Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. Investment Adviser

Jason Teed


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 12, 2018

2.47

2.5%

Jason Teed, CFA, MFS, Director of Research and Senior Portfolio Manager. Mr Teed was born May 21, 1984. He holds a Masters in Finance degree from the Walsh College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan. Mr. Teed joined Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. as an Investment Associate in February 2011. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Flexible Plan Investments, Ltd. Investment Adviser Director of Research

Timothy Hanna


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2019

0.84

0.8%

Timothy Hanna, has served as the Subadviser’s Senior Portfolio Manager since January 2014. Before joining the Subadviser, he was an institutional fixed-income manager at Multi-Bank Securities and previously a derivatives trader. Mr. Hanna is responsible for performing applied economic and quantitative research for the Subadviser’s strategies and mutual funds. He reviews new and existing strategies, ensuring that algorithms perform within expectations, providing modifications to achieve best execution and efficient implementation. Mr. Hanna has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wayne State University and a master’s degree in finance from Walsh College. He holds the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Fixed-Income Practitioner (CFIP).

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 18.18 5.27 7.93