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AmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund

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Graph of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) ManagerFund Manager - Rick Gonsalves

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 10.4 years
Similar Funds: ABRUX  ABRWX 
Fund Family: AmericaFirst Funds
Fund Category: Tactical Allocation
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.66)     (What does this score mean?)
Rick Gonsalves is the co-founder and President of the Advisor. Mr. Gonsalves co-founded the Advisor in January 2007. He currently serves as the Advisor's President and Chief Executive Officer, positions he has held since the Advisor's inception. From 2003 to 2008, he operated Renaissance Investment Services (a company that provided services to broker representatives), for which he acted as President and CEO after the business was incorporated in 2005. He was a registered broker representative of Brecek & Young Advisors, Inc. from January 2007 to December 2007, and WRP Investments, Inc. from September 2005 to December 2006.  Get more insights on Rick Gonsalves

 

Graph of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) ProfileAmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund seeks capital appreciation. AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund invests in a broad range of asset classes/sectors, some of which are historically uncorrelated to the equity and fixed-income markets. It may also sell short equity and fixed-income securities. AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund invests in securities regardless of market capitalization and regardless of industry sector. It typically invests in U.S. Treasury securities. However, the fund may invest in other fixed income securities regardless of maturity or credit rating.

 

AmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund Strength What we like about AmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund

Data for AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) management has been with AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund for 10.4 years
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -3.82% vs -5.46% Tactical Allocation category median performance)
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 5.56% vs 1.64% Tactical Allocation category median performance)

AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) Weakness What we are cautious about AmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund

Data for AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.20% vs 2.66% Tactical Allocation category median performance)
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 529.08% that is higher than the Tactical Allocation average of 274.64%. This could mean AmericaFirst Absolute Return A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.44 that is higher than category average of 8.01
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) has a higher expense ratio of 2.46% than its Tactical Allocation average of 1.35%
  • AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) carries a 5% load
See AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
AdvisorShares Morg Crk Glbl Tacticl ETF (GTAA)2.22%-9.44%-0.95%
AdvisorShares Meidell Tacticl Advtge ETF (MATH)-3.10%-13.34%-1.66%
IQ Real Return ETF (CPI)0.53%-0.21%0.67%

 

Graph of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) Net Asset TrackingAmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A fund (ABRFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$10.59M
03/2016$11.70M
02/2016$11.28M
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Graph of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) Portfolio TrackingAmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A fund (ABRFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/201616.55%73.56%8.83%0%
12/201515.9%55.71%27.96%0.21%
09/201528.33%59.72%11.95%0%
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graph of AmericaFirst Absolute Return A Fund (ABRFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in AmericaFirst Absolute Return A (ABRFX) Fund

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Mar 30, 2016
PowerShares Emerging Markets Sov Dbt ETF [11.12%]
PowerShares DB US Dollar Bullish ETF [9.98%]
Brocade Communications Systems, [3.11%]
Computer Sciences Corporation C [2.84%]
Shenandoah Telecommunications C [2.67%]
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS [2.66%]
Korea Electric Power Corp ADR [2.61%]
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. C [2.58%]
Allstate Corporation (The) Comm [2.54%]
Everest Re Group, Ltd. Common S [2.52%]

Dec 30, 2015
PowerShares DB US Dollar Bullish ETF [15.9%]
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond [15.22%]
Vanguard Total International Bond ETF [10.76%]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc Dr [3.67%]
The Travelers Companies, Inc. C [3.53%]
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bd ETF [3.46%]
Mid-America Apartment Communiti [3.45%]
Clorox Company (The) Common Sto [3.42%]
Allstate Corporation (The) Comm [3.32%]
Alexandria Real Estate Equities [3.32%]

Sep 29, 2015
SPDR® Barclays Intermediate Term Trs ETF [15.01%]
PowerShares DB US Dollar Bullish ETF [8.07%]
Chubb Corporation (The) Common [3.56%]
CELESTICA INC., SV [3.4%]
Barrett Business Services, Inc. [3.25%]
Clorox Company (The) Common Sto [3.24%]
PartnerRe Ltd. Common Stock [3.16%]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc Dr [3.15%]
Flextronics International Ltd. [3.14%]
Validus Holdings, Ltd. Common S [3.01%]
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