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Amana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Amana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund

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Graph of Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) ManagerFund Manager - Nicholas F. Kaiser

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 30.0 years
Fund Family: Amana
Fund Category: Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.54)     (What does this score mean?)
Kaiser, CFA, is Director, Chairman, and CIO of Saturna Capital Corporation and Trustee and President of Amana Mutual Funds Trust. Previously, he served as President at Unified Management Corporation (1976-1989). After selling Unified to a major insurance company, he founded Saturna Capital in 1989. Mr. Kaiser's industry activities include service with the Investment Company Institute (past Governor), CFA Institute (past chapter president), Financial Planning Association (past chapter president), and No-Load Mutual Fund Association (past national president). Mr. Kaiser graduated from Yale College, with a degree in economics and obtained his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1968, with dual majors in International Economics and Finance.  Get more insights on Nicholas F. Kaiser

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Amana Income Investor Fund seeks current income and preservation of capital. Amana Income Investor Fund invests only in common stocks, including foreign stocks. Investment decisions are made in accordance with Islamic principles. It diversifies its investments across industries and companies, and generally follows a value investment style. Amana Income Investor Fund purchases only dividend-paying companies, which are expected to have more stable stock prices and tend to be larger companies.

 

Amana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund Strength What we like about Amana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund

Data for Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) management has been with Amana Income Investor Fund for 30.0 years
  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 0.81% vs -1.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 11.24, lower than category average of 11.67

Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) Weakness What we are cautious about Amana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund

Data for Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 8.26% vs 9.43% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 8.53% vs 10.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) is less safe compared to its Large Blend peers
  • Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.12% than its Large Blend average of 1.02%
  • Even though Amana Income Investor Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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iShares Russell Top 200 (IWL)2.28%1.75%11.00%
Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (MGC)3.22%1.57%10.85%
iShares Core S&P 500 (IVV)3.54%1.57%10.97%

 

Graph of Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) Net Asset TrackingAmana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Amana Income Investor fund (AMANX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.28B
03/2016$1.28B
02/2016$1.21B
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Graph of Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) Portfolio TrackingAmana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Amana Income Investor fund (AMANX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20163.93%96.07%0%0%
03/20161.8%98.2%0%0%
01/20160.46%99.54%0%0%
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graph of Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Amana Income Investor (AMANX) Fund

Discover what Amana Income Investor Fund (AMANX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Illinois Tool Works Inc. Common [4.07%]
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Co [3.66%]
Eli Lilly and Company Common St [3.65%]
Honeywell International Inc. Co [3.56%]
Nike, Inc. Common Stock [3.49%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [3.44%]
3M Company Common Stock [3.39%]
Colgate-Palmolive Company Commo [3.32%]
Genuine Parts Company Common St [2.99%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [2.93%]

Mar 30, 2016
Illinois Tool Works Inc. Common [4%]
Nike, Inc. Common Stock [3.65%]
Honeywell International Inc. Co [3.5%]
Eli Lilly and Company Common St [3.49%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [3.48%]
3M Company Common Stock [3.38%]
Colgate-Palmolive Company Commo [3.31%]
Microsoft Corporation [3.24%]
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Co [3.24%]
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Comm [3.15%]

Jan 30, 2016
Microsoft Corporation [4.15%]
Eli Lilly and Company Common St [4.1%]
Nike, Inc. Common Stock [3.94%]
Illinois Tool Works Inc. Common [3.77%]
Honeywell International Inc. Co [3.45%]
Colgate-Palmolive Company Commo [3.39%]
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Co [3.38%]
3M Company Common Stock [3.28%]
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Comm [3.22%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [3.18%]
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