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Ave Maria Bond (AVEFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Ave Maria Bond (AVEFX) Fund

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Graph of Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) ManagerFund Manager - Brandon S. Scheitler

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 6.4 years
Fund Family: Ave Maria Mutual Funds
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.64)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) ProfileAve Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Ave Maria Bond Fund seeks the preservation of principal with a reasonable level of current income. Ave Maria Bond Fund invests at least 80% of net assets in “investment-grade” debt securities and in securities issued by the U.S. government, its agencies or its instrumentalities. It invests no more than 20% of net assets in debt securities whose highest rating, at the time of purchase, is BBB (or an equivalent rating) or lower. Ave Maria Bond Fund may invest up to 5% of net assets in so-called “junk” securities. It 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 Bond (AVEFX) Fund Strength What we like about Ave Maria Bond (AVEFX) Fund

Data for Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) management has been with Ave Maria Bond Fund for 6.4 years
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 2.51% vs 2.06% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.96% vs 2.45% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 3.45% vs 3.27% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 25.00% vs Intermediate-Term Bond average of 158.97%. It is good that Ave Maria Bond management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.33, lower than category average of 3.08
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate-Term Bond average: 0.51% vs 0.81%
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) Weakness What we are cautious about Ave Maria Bond (AVEFX) Fund

Data for Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate-Term Bond peers
See Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX)Compare with other top Intermediate-Term Bond category mutual funds

Aadditional top Intermediate-Term Bond mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Ave Maria Bond3.032.512.963.45
DoubleLine Total Return Bond N (DLTNX)1.962.452.984.59Compare
Sterling Capital Total Return Bond I (BIBTX)3.753.243.103.66Compare
Touchstone Flexible Income Y (MXIIX)3.013.853.804.64Compare

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Compare Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX)Compare with Intermediate-Term Bond category ETFs

Some Intermediate-Term Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV)4.41%3.91%3.36%
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)3.37%3.14%2.85%
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS)2.02%2.51%2.99%
iShares MBS (MBB)2.24%2.43%2.91%
iShares Interm Government/Credit Bd (GVI)2.51%2.14%1.88%

 

Graph of Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) Net Asset TrackingAve Maria Bond (AVEFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Ave Maria Bond fund (AVEFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$230.63M
03/2016$231.79M
02/2016$226.77M
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Graph of Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) Portfolio TrackingAve Maria Bond (AVEFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Ave Maria Bond fund (AVEFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/201616.46%18.23%65.31%0%
01/201619.57%17.4%63.03%0%
12/201518.12%18.37%63.51%0%
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graph of Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Ave Maria Bond (AVEFX) Fund

Discover what Ave Maria Bond Fund (AVEFX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
US Treasury Note 3.875% [2.36%]
US Treasury Bond 8% [1.5%]
US Treasury Note 3.5% [1.45%]
United Parcel Service, Inc. Com [1.4%]
Colgate Palmolive Co Mtns Be 2.45% [1.38%]
US Treasury Note 2.125% [1.38%]
Occidental Pete Corp Del 3.125% [1.36%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.35%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [1.34%]

Jan 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 3.875% [2.38%]
US Treasury Note 3.5% [2.34%]
US Treasury Bond 8% [1.51%]
US Treasury Note 2.125% [1.38%]
Colgate Palmolive Co Mtns Be 2.45% [1.36%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [1.34%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.33%]

Dec 30, 2015
US Treasury Note 3.875% [2.39%]
US Treasury Note 3.5% [2.36%]
US Treasury Bond 8% [1.5%]
Colgate Palmolive Co Mtns Be 2.45% [1.36%]
US Treasury Note 2.125% [1.36%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [1.34%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.31%]
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