VGQRX: Virtus KAR Global Quality Dividend Fund

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VGQRX Virtus KAR Global Quality Dividend Fund


Profile

VGQRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $34.8 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.00
$9.57
$15.46

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 35.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 3.39%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Virtus KAR Global Quality Dividend Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Virtus
  • Inception Date
    Aug 02, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Richard Sherry

Fund Description

The fund invests in a globally diversified portfolio of primarily high-quality, mature companies with high dividend yields. It invests in dividend paying equity securities of companies that are tied economically to a number of countries throughout the world, including Depositary Receipts. The fund typically invests in the securities of medium to large capitalization companies, but it is not limited to investing in the securities of companies of any particular size. It invests at least 80% of its assets in dividend paying equity securities.


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Performance

VGQRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGQRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -13.9% -92.6% 826.9% 89.59%
1 Yr N/A -92.6% 500.8% 91.78%
3 Yr N/A* -60.7% 26.5% 19.89%
5 Yr N/A* -43.5% 16.2% 13.50%
10 Yr N/A* -22.8% 12.4% 6.36%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGQRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -33.1% 42.6% N/A
2018 N/A -44.4% 0.0% N/A
2017 N/A -6.5% 37.7% N/A
2016 N/A -9.5% 47.8% N/A
2015 N/A -30.6% 10.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGQRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -13.9% -92.6% 826.9% 89.59%
1 Yr N/A -92.6% 500.8% 91.55%
3 Yr N/A* -60.7% 26.5% 31.83%
5 Yr N/A* -43.5% 21.4% 27.30%
10 Yr N/A* -22.8% 13.4% 11.56%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGQRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -33.1% 42.6% N/A
2018 N/A -44.4% 1.8% N/A
2017 N/A -6.5% 41.7% N/A
2016 N/A -9.5% 47.8% N/A
2015 N/A -30.6% 14.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VGQRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGQRX Category Low Category High VGQRX % Rank
Net Assets 34.8 M 21.7 K 10.1 B 72.38%
Number of Holdings 44 1 1241 64.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 14.6 M 19.4 K 7.1 B 71.12%
Weighting of Top 10 43.90% 11.0% 100.0% 25.70%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Spark New Zealand Ltd 5.55%
  2. BCE Inc 5.30%
  3. International Business Machines Corp 4.72%
  4. AT&T Inc 4.65%
  5. Watsco Inc 4.51%
  6. Royal Bank of Canada 4.19%
  7. Fortis Inc 4.00%
  8. Southern Co 3.93%
  9. Patterson Companies Inc 3.76%
  10. Cisco Systems Inc 3.31%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGQRX % Rank
Stocks
98.59% 43.21% 100.98% 37.64%
Cash
1.41% -0.97% 56.79% 57.99%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.00% 48.36%
Other
0.00% -0.23% 6.31% 51.86%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 41.79%
Bonds
0.00% -0.07% 12.87% 47.48%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGQRX % Rank
Communication Services
18.50% 0.00% 27.06% 2.63%
Healthcare
15.77% 0.00% 34.85% 46.83%
Financial Services
14.71% 0.00% 32.55% 33.70%
Industrials
14.34% 0.00% 44.88% 16.41%
Utilities
9.75% 0.00% 27.81% 7.00%
Technology
9.46% 0.00% 41.25% 85.56%
Consumer Defense
9.15% 0.00% 76.29% 55.80%
Consumer Cyclical
3.56% 0.00% 31.89% 93.00%
Basic Materials
3.22% 0.00% 39.74% 64.99%
Real Estate
1.53% 0.00% 15.94% 57.11%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.18% 83.59%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGQRX % Rank
US
61.23% 8.91% 72.66% 17.07%
Non US
37.36% 10.83% 89.25% 78.12%

Expenses

VGQRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGQRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.27% 0.01% 53.31% 49.52%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.82% 55.58%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.01% 0.70% 61.54%

Sales Fees

VGQRX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VGQRX 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.

VGQRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 35.00% 3.00% 260.00% 46.12%

Distributions

VGQRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGQRX Category Low Category High VGQRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 3.03% 0.00% 3.16% 0.43%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGQRX Category Low Category High VGQRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.39% -1.37% 5.60% 3.12%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VGQRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Richard Sherry


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2009

11.01

11.0%

Richard Sherry, CFA is a Portfolio Manager and a Senior Research Analyst with primary responsibilities for the large-capitalization energy, financials, and utilities sectors. Mr. Sherry joined Kayne Anderson Rudnick in 1995 as a Marketing Analyst before becoming a Research Analyst. He has approximately 15 years of equity research experience. Before joining our organization, Mr. Sherry worked as Operations/Marketing Supervisor at Pilgrim Asset Management. He earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. Mr. Sherry is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles, Inc.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 26.75 5.26 0.67