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Ave Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Ave Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund

    Last Trade: $19.12 on 12/19/2014, Change: +0.04 (0.21%)

 

Graph of Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) ManagerFund Manager - George P. Schwartz

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.6 years
Fund Family: Ave Maria Mutual Funds
Fund Category: Large Blend
Fund Performance: Nov 29, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.68)     (What does this score mean?)
Schwartz serves as director of Schwartz Investment Counsel, Inc., president, chief executive officer and chief investment officer with responsibility for the development and implementation of the investment strategy of the firm. From 1974 to 1980, he was vice president, senior investment officer, and chairman of the Investment Committee of the National Bank and Trust of Ann Arbor. In 1980, George founded Schwartz Investment Counsel, Inc. Schwartz holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  Get more insights on George P. Schwartz

 

Graph of Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) ProfileAve Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund seeks increasing dividend income over time, long-term growth of capital, and a reasonable level of current income. Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund invests at least 80% of net assets in common stocks of dividend-paying companies that the advisor expects to increase their dividends over time and to provide long-term growth of capital. It invests all the equity investment and at least 80% of net assets in companies meeting the fund’s religious criteria. It may invest in companies of all sizes. Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund avoids investments in companies believed to offer products or services or engage in practices that are contrary to core values and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

 

Ave Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund Strength What we like about Ave Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund

Data for Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) as of Nov 29, 2014

  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) management has been with Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund for 9.6 years
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 15.82% vs 14.56% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 14.00% vs Large Blend average of 42.40%. It is good that Ave Maria Rising Dividend management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 8.62, lower than category average of 9.74
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Blend average: 0.97% vs 1.09%
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) Weakness What we are cautious about Ave Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund

Data for Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) as of Nov 29, 2014

  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 12.76% vs 14.96% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 18.87% vs 19.71% Large Blend category median performance)
See Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) performance details as of Nov 29, 2014

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Ave Maria Rising Dividend9.6312.7618.8715.82
Fidelity Spartan Total Market Index F (FFSMX)12.5015.4420.7516.34Compare
Janus Contrarian D (JACNX)14.8317.1825.0714.48Compare
Alger Growth & Income Fund Class A (ALBAX)12.9715.9018.5913.62Compare

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Compare Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX)Compare with Large Blend category ETFs

Some Large Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite (PBP)3.37%5.51%7.97%
ProShares Credit Suisse 130/30 (CSM)16.47%19.72%22.68%
iShares Morningstar Large Core Index (JKD)16.92%18.35%23.18%
Rydex S&P Equal Weight (RSP)13.74%17.02%21.85%
iShares MSCI USA ESG Select Index (KLD)14.27%16.98%17.98%

 

Graph of Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) Net Asset TrackingAve Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Ave Maria Rising Dividend fund (AVEDX)

DateNet Asset
11/2014$877.88M
10/2014$855.88M
09/2014$868.88M
More historic net asset information on Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX)

  

Graph of Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) Portfolio TrackingAve Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Ave Maria Rising Dividend fund (AVEDX)

DateCashStockBondOther
10/20146.59%92.79%0%0.62%
09/201410.2%89.16%0%0.64%
07/201410.81%88.5%0%0.69%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX)

 

graph of Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Ave Maria Rising Dividend (AVEDX) Fund

Discover what Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) manager is buying

Oct 30, 2014
Ross Stores, Inc. [3.87%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [3.46%]
Clorox Company (The) Common Sto [3.32%]
Johnson Controls, Inc. Common S [3.31%]
Halliburton Company Common Stoc [3.22%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.17%]
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. [3.16%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [3.12%]
Norfolk Southern Corporation Co [3.04%]
Sysco Corporation Common Stock [3.04%]

Sep 29, 2014
Ross Stores, Inc. [3.64%]
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. [3.24%]
Clorox Company (The) Common Sto [3.22%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.19%]
Norfolk Southern Corporation Co [3.08%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [3.01%]
Sysco Corporation Common Stock [3.01%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.99%]
PetSmart, Inc [2.97%]
Franklin Resources, Inc. Common [2.89%]

Jul 30, 2014
Intel Corporation [3.54%]
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. [3.35%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.27%]
Ross Stores, Inc. [3.16%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [3.11%]
Abbott Laboratories Common Stoc [2.97%]
QUALCOMM Incorporated [2.91%]
Franklin Resources, Inc. Common [2.91%]
Exxon Mobil Corporation Common [2.9%]
Caterpillar, Inc. Common Stock [2.89%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX)

  

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