Address And Details

P. O. Box 219078 , Kansas City, MO 64121
Fund Manager Team Managed
Manager Tenure

Strategy And Objective

The Fund s investment objective is to seek total return. The Fund invests mainly in common stocks of companies that currently pay dividends or are expected to begin paying dividends in the future. The Fund emphasizes investments in companies that are expected to grow their dividends over time. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies that the portfolio managers expect to experience dividend growth, including companies that currently pay dividends and are expected to increase them and companies that do not currently pay dividends but are expected to begin paying them in the near future, and in derivatives and other instruments that have economic characteristics similar to such securities. The Fund can invest in issuers in all capitalization ranges. Currently, the Fund s stock investments are focused on large-cap issuers, but that emphasis can change over time. While the Fund mainly invests in common stocks of U.S. companies, it may also invest in other securities, including foreign stocks, fixed-income instruments, convertible securities, preferred stocks, and derivatives such as covered call options. In selecting investments for the Fund, the Fund uses a bottom up approach that focuses on the fundamental prospects of individual companies and issuers. The Fund mainly seeks companies that are believed to possess durable advantages relative to competitors within its industry, as well as whose managers generally prioritize dividend growth relative to other uses of corporate cash flow.

Net Asset Value

as of 4:42 PM ET 09/21/2021

Performance

  • 1 Week
  • -2.02%
  • 1 Month
  • -2.96%
  • 3 Months
  • +3.11%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • +25.03%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • +40.85%

Equity Sector Breakdown

Technology 31.13%
Finance 16.72%
IndustrialCyclical 13.01%
NonDurables 11.42%
RetailTrade 8.78%
Health 6.06%
ConsumerDurables 3.76%
Utilities 2.66%
Services 2.57%
Energy 2.05%

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Stocks 99.36%
ForeignStocks 7.36%
Cash 0.00%
Bonds 0.00%
Preferred 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
Other 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Total Net Assets 323.49 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -2.34 -2.41 -3.85
Beta 0.97 0.96 0.98
R Squared 0.98 0.98 0.93
Std Deviation 18.16 14.59 13.63
Sharpe Ratio 0.85 0.99 n/a

Purchase Information

as of 4:47 PM ET 09/20/2021
Minimum Initial $1000
Minimum Additional $50
Minimum Initial IRA $250

Performance

Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021
1 Year
  • +26.94%
  • +36.24%
+26.94% +36.24%
3 Year
  • +14.82%
  • +15.22%
+14.82% +15.22%
10 Year
  • +12.72%
  • +11.32%
+12.72% +11.32%
Life Of Fund
  • +8.50%
  • +8.33%
+8.50% +8.33%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets
AAPL APPLE INC 6.91%
MSFT MICROSOFT CORP 6.53%
UNH UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 2.92%
V VISA INC 2.89%
JPM JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 2.78%
HD HOME DEPOT INC 2.60%
CMCSA COMCAST CORP 2.29%
ACN ACCENTURE PLC 2.12%
TMO THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 1.96%
UPS UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 1.91%

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