VNSAX: Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select A

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VNSAX Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select A


Profile

VNSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.4%
  • Net Assets $230 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 45.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.74
$15.76
$18.88

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.27%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 54.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select Fund Class A
  • Fund Family Name
    Natixis Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jun 29, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Christopher Wallis

Fund Description

The fund, under normal market conditions, will invest primarily in equity securities, including common stocks, preferred stocks, limited partnership interests, interests in limited liability companies, real estate investment trusts ("REITs") or other trusts and similar securities. Typically, the fund's portfolio will hold 20 to 40 securities. The fund is non-diversified.


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Categories

Performance

VNSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VNSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.3% -1.8% 5.2% 72.10%
1 Yr 11.9% -73.2% 37.6% 80.90%
3 Yr 4.0%* -33.7% 55.6% 65.32%
5 Yr 4.4%* -25.3% 29.3% 50.87%
10 Yr N/A* -8.7% 16.0% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VNSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.8% -72.6% 38.1% 74.83%
2018 -13.9% -67.0% 10.0% 48.22%
2017 14.1% -32.8% 302.5% 47.33%
2016 5.0% -26.1% 19.7% 66.10%
2015 0.4% -82.5% 7.8% 5.86%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VNSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.3% -1.8% 5.2% 72.10%
1 Yr 11.9% -73.2% 37.6% 80.90%
3 Yr 4.0%* -33.7% 55.6% 82.66%
5 Yr 4.4%* -14.5% 29.3% 79.55%
10 Yr N/A* -4.2% 16.0% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VNSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.8% -72.6% 38.1% 74.83%
2018 -13.9% -67.0% 10.0% 71.11%
2017 14.1% -22.1% 302.5% 81.48%
2016 5.0% -16.4% 23.8% 87.00%
2015 0.4% -26.4% 106.5% 26.97%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VNSAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VNSAX Category Low Category High VNSAX % Rank
Net Assets 230 M 135 K 898 B 76.06%
Number of Holdings 32 1 3580 93.99%
Net Assets in Top 10 104 M 46.7 K 169 B 69.40%
Weighting of Top 10 45.83% 2.2% 144.5% 9.33%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Electronic Arts Inc 5.32%
  2. The Walt Disney Co 5.07%
  3. Charles Schwab Corp 4.98%
  4. AbbVie Inc 4.84%
  5. Microsoft Corp 4.76%
  6. Sherwin-Williams Co 4.60%
  7. General Dynamics Corp 4.12%
  8. Dollar Tree Inc 4.07%
  9. The Home Depot Inc 4.05%
  10. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 4.03%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VNSAX % Rank
Stocks
97.63% 81.61% 145.87% 73.54%
Cash
2.38% -77.63% 18.40% 24.59%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -17.98% 6.21% 13.15%
Other
0.00% -1.81% 22.43% 16.31%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.79% 9.82%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.09% 18.34%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VNSAX % Rank
Financial Services
18.14% 0.00% 49.34% 30.48%
Communication Services
17.28% 0.00% 25.09% 3.37%
Healthcare
14.55% 0.00% 29.56% 36.40%
Industrials
13.94% 0.00% 30.59% 15.86%
Energy
11.08% -1.47% 14.95% 0.90%
Technology
9.98% 0.00% 42.83% 93.18%
Basic Materials
6.70% -0.14% 13.68% 4.11%
Consumer Defense
4.17% 0.00% 28.92% 92.85%
Consumer Cyclical
4.15% 0.00% 35.48% 94.99%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 19.47% 85.95%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 65.29% 88.99%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VNSAX % Rank
US
89.79% 80.11% 144.61% 82.95%
Non US
7.84% 0.00% 20.06% 13.64%

Expenses

VNSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VNSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.27% 0.00% 119.91% 31.05%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 2.00% 81.42%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 25.19%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.85% N/A

Sales Fees

VNSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 1.50% 5.75% 2.23%
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VNSAX 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.

VNSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 54.00% 0.00% 838.00% 65.16%

Distributions

VNSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VNSAX Category Low Category High VNSAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 15.79% 33.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VNSAX Category Low Category High VNSAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.41% -2.85% 3.34% 85.11%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VNSAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Christopher Wallis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2012

7.51

7.5%

Christopher D. Wallis, CFA, is Senior Portfolio Manager. Mr. Wallis received his BBA in Accounting from Baylor University in 1991 and his MBA in 1998 from Harvard Business School. Mr. Wallis holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant for the State of Texas. Prior to joining Vaughan Nelson Investment Management in 1999, he was an Associate at Simmons & Company International.

Scott Weber


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2012

7.51

7.5%

Mr. Weber has been a Senior Portfolio Manager at Vaughan Nelson since 2003. During began his professional career since 1996, he has held a number of positions in the investment management area, including Vice President of Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets and Associate in the Investment Banking department at Deutsche Banc.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 33.48 6.06 0.5