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Bread & Butter (BABFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Bread & Butter (BABFX) Fund

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Graph of Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) ManagerFund Manager - James B. Potkul

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 14.0 years
Fund Family: Potkul Funds
Fund Category: Large Value
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: E (Score: 0.38)     (What does this score mean?)
James "Jamie" Potkul is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Potkul Capital Management LLC. since its founding in 1995. He also serves as the President and Portfolio Manager of the Bread & Butter Fund since inception. Previously, he had worked at Dreyfus and Merrill Lynch in investment management positions. Mr. Potkul earned a bachelor degree in Economics and Management from Brown University (1986). .  Get more insights on James B. Potkul

 

Graph of Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) ProfileBread & Butter Fund (BABFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Bread & Butter Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Bread & Butter Fund focuses on investing in out of favor and undervalued securities. It emphasizes purchase of small, medium, and large capitalization U.S. common stocks. Bread & Butter Fund typically invests in common stocks, although it may also invest in other equity securities; preferred stocks, convertible bonds, convertible preferred stocks and foreign stocks. It is non-diversified.

 

Bread & Butter (BABFX) Fund Strength What we like about Bread & Butter (BABFX) Fund

Data for Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) management has been with Bread & Butter Fund for 14.0 years
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 16.05% vs Large Value average of 44.24%. It is good that Bread & Butter management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 9.28, lower than category average of 11.7
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) Weakness What we are cautious about Bread & Butter (BABFX) Fund

Data for Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -4.09% vs -2.36% Large Value category median performance)
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.62% vs 7.81% Large Value category median performance)
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.75% vs 9.15% Large Value category median performance)
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) is less safe compared to its Large Value peers
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -7.2 is worse than category average of -2.66, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.1
  • Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) has a higher expense ratio of 2.00% than its Large Value average of 1.10%
See Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Bread & Butter2.10-4.090.622.75
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Compare Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX)Compare with Large Value category ETFs

Some Large Value ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM)6.38%4.49%10.76%
WisdomTree Total Dividend ETF (DTD)6.26%3.08%10.25%
Schwab US Large-Cap Value ETF (SCHV)5.45%2.83%9.22%
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Value (JKF)6.37%2.65%8.24%
WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials ETF (DTN)8.12%2.21%9.53%

 

Graph of Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) Net Asset TrackingBread & Butter (BABFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Bread & Butter fund (BABFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.44M
03/2016$1.43M
02/2016$1.37M
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Graph of Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) Portfolio TrackingBread & Butter (BABFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Bread & Butter fund (BABFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/201643.32%56.68%0%0%
12/201542.4%57.6%0%0%
09/201538.43%60.15%0%1.42%
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graph of Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Bread & Butter (BABFX) Fund

Discover what Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B [10.45%]
Tyson Foods, Inc. Common Stock [9.35%]
Philip Morris International Inc [6.88%]
American International Group, I [5.69%]
General Motors Company Common S [5.23%]
Yahoo! Inc. [5.16%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [3.04%]
United States Lime & Minerals, [2.53%]
ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) Ltd [2.44%]
Dawson Geophysical Company [1.92%]

Dec 30, 2015
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B [9.85%]
Tyson Foods, Inc. Common Stock [7.58%]
American International Group, I [6.61%]
Philip Morris International Inc [6.25%]
General Motors Company Common S [5.74%]
Yahoo! Inc. [4.73%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [2.92%]
Chipmos Technologies Bermuda Ltd [2.81%]
United States Lime & Minerals, [2.34%]
Micron Technology, Inc. [2.01%]

Sep 29, 2015
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B [9.83%]
Tyson Foods, Inc. Common Stock [6.19%]
American International Group, I [6.12%]
Philip Morris International Inc [5.69%]
General Motors Company Common S [5.11%]
Micron Technology, Inc. [4.84%]
Yahoo! Inc. [4.15%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [2.68%]
Chipmos Technologies Bermuda Ltd [2.36%]
United States Lime & Minerals, [1.97%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Bread & Butter Fund (BABFX)

  

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