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Securian AM Equity Stabilization Instl

VMEIX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -9.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.6%
  • Net Assets $23.7 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 N/A

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.66
$11.06
$13.09

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.13%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 17.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Long-Short Equity

Compare VMEIX to Popular Long-Short Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$16.60

-0.24%

$3.78 B

-

$0.00

12.77%

1.78%

$25.26

-0.47%

$1.94 B

0.68%

$0.17

-3.92%

1.86%

$8.12

-0.25%

$1.16 B

10.74%

$0.87

-19.20%

1.28%

$14.00

-0.36%

$1.11 B

0.00%

$0.00

6.54%

1.66%

$13.99

-0.29%

$899.40 M

1.50%

$0.21

-11.90%

2.21%

VMEIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -9.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.27%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Securian AM Equity Stabilization Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Securian
  • Inception Date
    Sep 29, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    2142790
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Craig Stapleton

Fund Description

The fund invests in other funds or directly in securities while using hedging techniques to manage portfolio risk and volatility. It invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities. Equity securities include those that are equity-based, such as ETFs that invest primarily in U.S. and foreign equity securities.


VMEIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -9.1% -35.4% 74.9% 83.25%
1 Yr -9.6% -24.2% 81.3% 80.77%
3 Yr 0.4%* -13.3% 17.9% 60.71%
5 Yr 3.6%* -5.7% 14.2% 46.79%
10 Yr N/A* -0.8% 9.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.2% -12.2% 37.8% 16.58%
2018 -7.6% -41.4% 12.7% 40.21%
2017 14.7% -67.1% 21.9% 15.79%
2016 2.4% -17.3% 25.3% 51.68%
2015 N/A -26.2% 11.6% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -9.1% -35.4% 74.9% 83.25%
1 Yr -9.6% -28.1% 81.3% 78.37%
3 Yr 0.4%* -14.4% 17.9% 59.18%
5 Yr 3.6%* -6.2% 14.2% 42.31%
10 Yr N/A* -0.8% 9.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.2% -12.2% 37.8% 16.58%
2018 -7.6% -23.0% 12.7% 53.97%
2017 14.7% -3.6% 25.0% 28.65%
2016 2.4% -15.5% 25.3% 55.03%
2015 N/A -26.2% 11.6% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


VMEIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VMEIX Category Low Category High VMEIX % Rank
Net Assets 23.7 M 0 3.78 B 75.94%
Number of Holdings 13 3 2577 82.86%
Net Assets in Top 10 23.7 M -166 M 685 M 48.57%
Weighting of Top 10 N/A 1.5% 100.0% 1.26%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  2. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  3. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  4. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  5. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  6. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  7. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  8. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  9. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%
  10. E-mini S&P 500 Future Sept 20 40.25%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VMEIX % Rank
Stocks
69.56% -12.61% 278.47% 44.81%
Cash
26.97% -178.47% 112.61% 51.90%
Bonds
3.37% -9.38% 152.17% 16.98%
Convertible Bonds
0.09% 0.00% 5.58% 10.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.47% 81.43%
Other
0.00% -12.25% 131.29% 78.10%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VMEIX % Rank
Healthcare
15.97% 0.00% 98.20% 41.41%
Consumer Defense
13.88% 0.00% 58.77% 8.08%
Financial Services
13.17% 0.00% 74.33% 46.97%
Technology
10.77% 0.00% 45.04% 82.32%
Industrials
10.40% 0.00% 35.96% 50.51%
Communication Services
10.34% 0.00% 24.74% 32.83%
Utilities
8.24% 0.00% 27.45% 9.09%
Consumer Cyclical
6.37% 0.00% 81.27% 90.40%
Energy
4.31% 0.00% 12.38% 11.11%
Basic Materials
3.30% 0.00% 17.61% 49.49%
Real Estate
3.25% 0.00% 19.67% 33.33%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VMEIX % Rank
Non US
38.25% -2.12% 62.34% 4.29%
US
31.31% -31.19% 278.47% 78.57%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VMEIX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
88.62% 0.08% 100.00% 75.24%
Corporate
7.45% 0.00% 99.92% 10.95%
Securitized
3.66% 0.00% 50.60% 6.19%
Government
0.27% 0.00% 83.22% 22.38%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 60.02% 80.95%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.25% 82.38%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VMEIX % Rank
US
2.49% -27.11% 152.17% 17.62%
Non US
0.88% 0.00% 32.24% 8.57%

VMEIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VMEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.13% 0.40% 12.79% 92.79%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 2.25% 8.92%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 1.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VMEIX 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

VMEIX 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.

VMEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 17.00% 0.00% 470.00% 7.39%

VMEIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VMEIX Category Low Category High VMEIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 21.26% 83.57%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VMEIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VMEIX Category Low Category High VMEIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.27% -2.65% 3.99% 2.88%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VMEIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Craig Stapleton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 29, 2015

5.09

5.1%

Craig M. Stapleton serves as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Securian Asset Management, Inc. since June 2018, previously Vice President and Portfolio Manager since December 2012, Portfolio Manager June 2012-December 2012, Associate Portfolio Manager 2010-2012, and Quantitative Research Analyst 2005-2010. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Jeremy Gogos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2017

3.42

3.4%

Dr. Gogos has served as Portfolio Manager of Advantus Capital since December 2017, and formerly served as Associate Portfolio Manager of Advantus Capital since June 2017 and Quantitative Research Analyst from May 2013 to June 2017. Dr. Gogos earned his PhD in Physics from the University of Minnesota and a BS in Physics from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Merlin Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 29, 2017

2.84

2.8%

Mr. Erickson has served as Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Advantus Capital since December 2017, and formerly served as Vice President and Senior Quantitative Analyst of Advantus Capital since November 2007. Mr. Erickson earned an MBA in Finance from Seattle University and a BS in Mathematics from Central Washington University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 21.97 5.7 6.35