VAEGX: Virtus SGA Emerging Markets Growth Fund

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VAEGX Virtus SGA Emerging Markets Growth Fund


Profile

VAEGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $5.49 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 44.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.73
$8.12
$12.41

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 9.63%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $100

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.57%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Virtus SGA Emerging Markets Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Virtus
  • Inception Date
    Jun 13, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Hrishikesh Gupta

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of issuers organized or headquartered in, or having significant exposure to, the emerging markets. The subadviser generally considers emerging markets countries to be those included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. SGA uses an investment process to identify companies that the advisor believes have a high degree of predictability, strong profitability and above average earnings and cash flow growth. The fund is non-diversified.


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Performance

VAEGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VAEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.3% -33.5% 396.8% 16.97%
1 Yr 15.9% -48.2% 429.6% 19.26%
3 Yr N/A* -20.9% 69.3% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -13.6% 30.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -12.3% 10.3% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VAEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -19.9% 42.0% N/A
2018 N/A -41.9% 1.7% N/A
2017 N/A 0.0% 50.3% N/A
2016 N/A -9.2% 241.4% N/A
2015 N/A -33.9% -1.5% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VAEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.3% -33.5% 396.8% 16.97%
1 Yr 15.9% -48.2% 429.6% 19.26%
3 Yr N/A* -20.9% 69.3% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -11.9% 33.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -12.3% 14.4% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VAEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -19.9% 42.0% N/A
2018 N/A -41.9% 1.7% N/A
2017 N/A 0.0% 50.4% N/A
2016 N/A -9.2% 249.7% N/A
2015 N/A -33.9% -1.5% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VAEGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VAEGX Category Low Category High VAEGX % Rank
Net Assets 5.49 M 202 K 87.9 B 94.44%
Number of Holdings 33 1 4651 97.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.46 M 5 23.5 B 91.04%
Weighting of Top 10 44.73% 3.7% 100.0% 25.16%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 6.29%
  2. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 5.27%
  3. CP All PCL 4.70%
  4. Huazhu Group Ltd ADR 4.47%
  5. MercadoLibre Inc 4.36%
  6. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.03%
  7. Wal - Mart de Mexico SAB de CV Class V 3.98%
  8. AIA Group Ltd 3.96%
  9. Yum China Holdings Inc Ordinary Shares 3.85%
  10. Infosys Ltd ADR 3.82%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VAEGX % Rank
Stocks
97.39% 0.00% 101.91% 57.71%
Cash
2.61% -8.91% 100.00% 38.24%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.26% 83.04%
Other
0.00% -6.56% 11.95% 81.92%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 80.16%
Bonds
0.00% -0.07% 17.76% 82.99%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VAEGX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
30.03% 0.00% 43.44% 2.88%
Consumer Defense
27.41% 0.00% 34.59% 0.80%
Financial Services
17.85% 0.00% 58.13% 48.48%
Healthcare
8.25% 0.00% 26.35% 19.36%
Communication Services
6.69% 0.00% 48.60% 85.12%
Technology
3.93% 0.00% 46.63% 97.44%
Basic Materials
3.35% 0.00% 17.92% 64.48%
Industrials
2.50% 0.00% 31.05% 82.40%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.57% 94.24%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 15.40% 93.92%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 19.42% 98.56%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VAEGX % Rank
Non US
91.98% 0.00% 101.66% 83.04%
US
5.41% -6.97% 27.79% 8.32%

Expenses

VAEGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VAEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 9.63% 0.04% 59.58% 2.33%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 2.00% 66.24%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 52.03%
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.01% 1.25% 62.35%

Sales Fees

VAEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.20% 5.75% 33.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VAEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

VAEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 6.00% 0.00% 207.48% 3.64%

Distributions

VAEGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VAEGX Category Low Category High VAEGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.04% 81.43%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VAEGX Category Low Category High VAEGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.57% -1.40% 6.05% 98.01%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VAEGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Hrishikesh Gupta


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 13, 2019

1.22

1.2%

Mr. Gupta is an Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Principal and a member of the Investment Committee at Sustainable Growth Advisers. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, he was a Senior Analyst at MDR Capital Management and an Investment Banking Associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to that, Mr. Gupta spent three years in the industry as a Product and Program Manager at Amazon.com and, as part of their strategic executive division, led the launch of Amazon’s Japanese and German merchant platforms.

Robert Rohn


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 13, 2019

1.22

1.2%

Rob has worked in credit research and corporate finance in JP Morgan, equity analysis in Yeager, Wood & Marshall, and has a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Harvard.

Kishore Rao


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 13, 2019

1.22

1.2%

Kishore Rao a research principal for Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP, subadviser for the John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Strategy. In addition to providing dedicated research for the strategy, he also serves on Sustainable Growth Advisers’ Investment Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rao was a member of the investment team at Trident Capital, a venture capital firm managing a portfolio of software, technology, and business service companies. Earlier in his career, he served as an investme

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.13 33.53 6.27 0.75