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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: $17.46 on 7/2/2015, Change: -0.04 (-0.23%)

 

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

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 10.2 years
Fund Family: Ave Maria Mutual Funds
Fund Category: Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2015
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.53)     (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 May 30, 2015

  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) management has been with Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund for 10.2 years
  • 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
  • Asset base in Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 29.00% vs Large Blend average of 43.65%. 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 8.84
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Blend average: 0.92% vs 1.04%
  • 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 May 30, 2015

  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 7.56% vs 10.55% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 18.01% vs 18.99% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 15.30% vs 15.32% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) is less safe compared to its Large Blend peers
See Ave Maria Rising Dividend Fund (AVEDX) performance details as of May 30, 2015

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Ave Maria Rising Dividend1.477.5618.0115.30
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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares KLD 400 Social Index (DSI)2.28%9.93%19.11%
ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF (EQL)2.30%9.46%18.43%
First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex F (FMK)2.44%7.86%17.39%
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)0.45%7.27%15.75%
First Trust Value Line Equity Allc Index (FVI)3.12%3.38%16.39%

 

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
05/2015$863.59M
04/2015$862.22M
03/2015$852.00M
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
04/20154.6%94.74%0%0.66%
03/20154.48%94.85%0%0.67%
02/20154.27%95.05%0%0.68%
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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

Apr 29, 2015
Johnson Controls, Inc. Common S [3.5%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.43%]
Cisco Systems, Inc. [3.34%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [3.29%]
Microchip Technology Incorporat [3.2%]
Abbott Laboratories Common Stoc [3.17%]
Exxon Mobil Corporation Common [3.03%]
Diageo PLC ADR [2.96%]
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Common Stoc [2.88%]
Caterpillar, Inc. Common Stock [2.77%]

Mar 30, 2015
Johnson Controls, Inc. Common S [3.56%]
Microchip Technology Incorporat [3.33%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.31%]
Cisco Systems, Inc. [3.23%]
Abbott Laboratories Common Stoc [3.21%]
Tupperware Brands Corporation C [3.12%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [2.94%]
Diageo PLC ADR [2.86%]
Norfolk Southern Corporation Co [2.84%]

Feb 27, 2015
Johnson Controls, Inc. Common S [3.52%]
Microchip Technology Incorporat [3.43%]
Cisco Systems, Inc. [3.4%]
Abbott Laboratories Common Stoc [3.22%]
Tupperware Brands Corporation C [3.17%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.16%]
Ross Stores, Inc. [3.05%]
Sysco Corporation Common Stock [3.04%]
Diageo PLC ADR [3.02%]
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