Skip to main content

Address And Details

US Bancorp Fund Services, LLC, PO Box 701 , Milwaukee, WI 53201-0701
Fund Manager Ronan G. Heaney
Manager Tenure 6 Years 3 Months

Strategy And Objective

Guide Mark Emerging Markets Fund (the Fund ) seeks capital appreciation over the long term. Under normal circumstances, the Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in securities and other instruments that provide exposure to emerging market countries. For purposes of this policy, securities and other instruments that provide exposure to emerging market countries include: (I) securities issued by entities which are located, incorporated or have significant business activities in or are impacted by economic developments in developing or emerging market countries, (ii) securities denominated in, or linked to, currencies or interest rates of an emerging market country or countries, and (iii) derivatives or pooled structures (such as exchange-traded funds ( ETFs ) that are linked to emerging markets. The Fund considers emerging market countries to be those defined by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will, under normal circumstances, seek exposure to a minimum of three emerging market countries. The Fund mainly invests in equity securities of issuers in emerging market countries. The Funds investments in equity securities may include common stocks, unit stocks, stapled securities, ETFs and preferred stocks of companies of any size capitalization. The Fund also may invest in depositary receipts, including American Depositary Receipts ( ADRs ) of foreign companies and Global Depositary Receipts ( GDRs ). Depositary receipts are typically issued by a U.S. or foreign banker trust company and evidence ownership of underlying securities issued by a foreign corporation. The Fund also may invest in derivatives such as futures, forwards and other similar instruments in order to (I) equitize cash balances by gaining exposure to relevant equity markets; and (ii) hedge exposure to foreign currencies. The Fund may engage in currency futures and currency forwards for the purpose of hedging exposures within the Fund to non-dollar-denominated assets. In general, the use of currency derivatives for hedging may reduce the overall risk level of the Fund, albeit at a cost that may lower overall performance. The sub-advisor uses a rules-based methodology that emphasizes fundamentally-based stock selection, portfolio construction and efficient implementation. The Fund seeks to capture common sources of active equity returns, including the following factors: value (i.e., how attractively a stock is priced relative to its fundamentals, such as book value and free cash flow), momentum (i.e., whether a companys share price is trending up or down) and quality (i.e., profitability).The sub-advisor seeks to capitalize on the low correlations in returns across these factors by diversifying exposure to securities selected based on such factors. The sub-advisor may, in its discretion, make changes to its quantitative techniques, or use other quantitative techniques that are based on the sub-advisors proprietary research.

Net Asset Value

as of 5:33 PM ET 06/10/2011

Performance

  • 1 Week
  • +2.20%
  • 1 Month
  • -5.90%
  • 3 Months
  • -8.30%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • -12.86%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • n/a

Equity Sector Breakdown

Finance 22.07%
Technology 16.80%
RetailTrade 11.74%
IndustrialCyclical 10.88%
Energy 3.57%
NonDurables 2.92%
ConsumerDurables 1.80%
Services 1.58%
Utilities 1.49%
Health 1.18%

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Stocks 86.81%
ForeignStocks 83.86%
Other 10.57%
Preferred 2.46%
Cash 0.00%
Bonds 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Total Net Assets 85.35 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -9.03 -4.31 -3.04
Beta 0.85 0.82 0.85
R Squared 0.63 0.56 0.58
Std Deviation 18.66 16.92 14.59
Sharpe Ratio 0.62 0.60 n/a

Purchase Information

as of 5:33 PM ET 06/09/2011
Minimum Initial $0
Minimum Additional $0
Minimum Initial IRA $0

Performance

Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 12/31/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 12/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 12/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 12/31/2021
1 Year
  • -0.45%
  • -0.45%
-0.45% -0.45%
3 Year
  • +10.60%
  • +10.60%
+10.60% +10.60%
10 Year
  • +10.23%
  • +10.23%
+10.23% +10.23%
Life Of Fund
  • +5.17%
  • +5.17%
+5.17% +5.17%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets
TSM TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACT 6.03%
KBA KRANESHARES BOSERA MSCI CHINA 5.10%
0700.HK TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 3.77%
067166 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 3.45%
CASH TOTAL*MONEY MARKET 3.36%
IEMG ISHARES CORE MSCI EMERG MKT E 3.05%
BABA.N ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 2.99%
KSA ISHARES MSCI SAUDI ARABIA ETF 2.42%
INFY.NS INFOSYS LTD 1.21%
3690 MEITUAN CLASS B 0.86%

Recent Articles from TheStreet

Walmart Looks to Reduce Shopper Stress With Easy Reorder

Walmart Plans to Sell Virtual Goods, Create Cryptocurrency and NFTs

Walmart files applications seeking trademarks for digital currency, software to manage cryptocurrency and other digital assets and for online retail services.

shopping clothes retail sh

Consumer Spending Remains Strong, Says Mastercard CEO

'We continue to see benefits from accumulated savings and an increasing push toward digital,' said Michael Miebach.

3. A television

Does Anyone Still Watch Broadcast Television? (And What that Means for Disney, Comcast, ViacomCBS and Fox)

New report details the increasing dominance of streaming, but live television endures.

Burger King offers curry-topped sandwiches in some markets.

Burger King Has a Daring New Sandwich

The fast-food giant modifies its menu to appeal to fans all over the world and sometimes that means offering something very bold.

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, brought attention on the Clubhouse to new heights after hosting a conversation on the audio social app. Photo: AFP

Tesla's Elon Musk Cuts Law Firm After It Won't Fire Lawyer in SEC Probe, Report Says

A Tesla lawyer asked law firm Cooley to fire an attorney who worked on a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of Elon Musk, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Revealing How Chicken McNuggets Are Made Won’t Save McDonald’s

McDonald's Takes on KFC, Wendy's With a Spicy New Menu Item

The fast-food chain has been testing a garlic pepper spicy chicken nugget, but there's a catch.

Presto is working with Checkers and Rally.

Upcoming Tech SPAC Helps Checkers Jump McDonald's

Checkers and Rally's restaurants will deploy Presto's automated voice ordering system at company-owned drive-thru locations in 2022.

Lucid Motors Lead

Lucid's 2030 EV Production Goals Bring It to Half Where Tesla Stands Now

The electric vehicle company has a production plan that shows just how speculative its nearly $70 billion valuation is.

DirecTV Lines up Content to Battle Dish, Others in Cord-Cutting War

DirecTV Drops Far-Right Channel OAN News

The move may set off a backlash against the satellite-TV company in which AT&T holds a 70% stake.

Norwegian Cruise Line Shares Tank on Weaker Guidance

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cancel More Cruises: Why That's Not Bad for Investors

The cruise lines have canceled select sailings but Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line shareholders should take that as a positive.